Careem is hiring an

Accounting Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Do you want to help build a world-class institution from the region, experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, and improve people’s lives?

There is only one way to build an awesome institution: to attract exceptionally talented people who are aligned with the mission of the organisation and make them partners in success. At Careem, our mission is to simplify the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organisation that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.

We have had a phenomenal start. Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is an innovative transportation service operational in 29 cities from Morocco to Pakistan. With 30% monthly growth, we are one of the fastest growing companies in the region. Our recipe for success has been a team that thrives on challenges, is passionate about solving problems, is not afraid to work super hard, and is a true partner in the company through generous stock option grants. We have attracted strong regional and international investors and are positioned on the cusp of significant scale. Read more about us in the New York Times or Arabian Business.


ABOUT THE ROLE

The main purpose of the role is to support the Financial Controller based in Dubai in managing and running the accounting function in Dubai Head quarters.

Maintain accurate transaction recording process and GL maintenance.

Review the reconciliations of payments, verifications, bank statements, and transfers.

Process payroll for all cities working closely with HR, and resolve vendor disputes.

Managing cash flow and petty cash reports for all cities.

Reporting

  • Process month and end year statements and ensure consistent financial reporting.
  • Maintain monthly budgets and performance against targets.
  • Processing Monthly journals for Dubai and other cities and help in preparing monthly consolidated financials
  • Banking

  • Manage banking relationships, cash management solutions.
  • Supervise and oversee the daily operations of the local finance team.
  • Monitor the workload and prioritize tasks for the team.
  • Team

  • Supervise and oversee the daily operations of the local finance team.
  • Monitor the workload and prioritize tasks for the team.