Assistant Finance Manager - GCAD P&L Reporting
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Contact: Hindustan Unilever
Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager - GCAD P&L ReportingLocation:100VEor DubaiJOB PURPOSREThe Group Chief Accountants Department (GCAD) is the primary custodian for Unilever's Group financial & management reporting and Global Financial Controls Framework, manages the global audit relationship with KPMG, determines and ensures adherence to Unilever's accounting policies, and many other projects related to how Unilever measures its performance and presents and communicates this to the external world. This role focuses on the accounting and reporting of the consolidated income statement for the Unilever Group.RESPONSIBILITIESReporting & Accounting operationsGCAD lead in addressing issues and queries for the reporting of management resultsSupport the RAO Manager in the preparation of the Consolidated Income Statement within tight deadlines and analysis of the results.Responsible for reconciling the financial & management results prior to monthly close activities commencing.Support in the preparation of relevant Income statement notes in Unilever's Annual Report and Accounts (ARA)Partner with Investor relations to ensure that the statements and the numbers in the press release are complete and accuratePerforming and documenting the controls for the quarterly closeGeneralWork with KPMG for Group audit requirements on specific topics of ownership (e.g. income Statement, ARA notes, quarterly controls)Identify accounting and reporting training needs for countries & Operating Centres and support delivery of training as needed.Bring a strategic view on process improvement and automatisationActive participation in GCAD's ongoing and/or new projects, as identified by their managerRoutine and ad hoc financial analysisALL ABOUT YOUExposure to Unilever's Financial & Management Reporting process(Desirable) SCOA understanding(Desirable) Knowledge and understanding of Unilever's Accounting Policy Manual and Global Controls Framework(Desirable but can be learned in role) SAP / Ifinance knowledge(Desirable) Professional Accounting Qualification (PQ or FQ)NOTESPlease apply via this portal as e-mail applications may not be processed and include your Future Fit Plan if possible.By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be applying for other positions. Should you require additional information or reasonable adjustments to allow you to present your best self during this process, please contact your Talent Partner Daniel Quinn on What we offerWhilst the role is advertised on a full-time basis, we would be happy to discuss possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you. We strive to achieve a family-friendly and inclusive workplace and to, above all, create possibilities for all.LocationIn September 2020, Unilever announced the intention to build a new sustainable campus site in Kingston, London to house the employees who currently work in 100 Victoria Embankment in Blackfriars, Lever House in Kingston, Unilever House in Leatherhead and Graze in Richmond. We are creating our own Unilever sustainable, agile work environment, purposefully bringing us together in our own Unilever ecosystem. The campus is due to be completed in December 2023 and will consist of two interconnected buildings, as well as landscaped surrounding areas. Relocation to the UKPlease be aware if you are applying for this role from outside the UK, if successful, your application will be treated as a self-initiated Change Location Outside of Country (CLOC) transfer. This means any relocation costs must be self-funded with the potential to reclaim some specific pre-approved expenses up to £5,000. Please speak to your Talent Partner if you have any questions.Recruitment Fraud:Cyber criminals advertise fake job adverts with prestigious employers as a way of stealing information or even defrauding individuals out of money.In the most sophisticated cases, they will set up fake websites, which have a similar address to companies like Unilever. They even conduct fake telephone interviews and then offer candidates a role with the proviso they pay a fee for background checks or to cover work visa costs. These types of attacks are becoming more common as more people are looking for employment in the economic climate. How is Unilever tackling thisMany of Unilever's recruitment sites publish a warning to candidates about recruitment fraud. The Cyber Security team also proactively scan for signs of people setting up fake Unilever sites and act to close them down.What can I doIf you become aware of potential recruitment fraud, spot fake Unilever recruitment adverts or fake LinkedIn profiles, report them via Una Live Chat.Unilever does not accept responsibility or liability for any candidates who are financially impacted by recruitment fraud. Your vigilance is key!