Rocket Internet Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Jan 14, 2017Full time
About Easy Taxi Easy Taxi is one of the largest smartphone app-based taxi delivery company in the world. We allow users to order a taxi conveniently and safely from the touch of their smartphone. We are currently present in more than 100 cities around the globe and growing. A major focus of the global expansion of Easy Taxi is the Middle East where we are already the leading taxi app in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. While we are benefiting from our strong experience in other countries, we believe that every region has its own peculiarities which makes our job so much fun, challenging and interesting. Easy Taxi is all about applying technology, data-driven decision making, detail oriented operations, smart marketing to solve a massive offline problem: urban transportation. Our mission is to reshape urban logistics in the Middle East and make this region a global leader in this area. As Regional Finance Manager , you are in charge of overseeing all our finances to ensure that we remain as cost-efficient as possible. In this function, you will be reporting directly to CEO. You will need to be autonomous, proactive, and able to handle a large and varied workload. Responsibilities: - Financial modeling: you are in charge of modelling the business to enable an accurate planning and budgeting. - Analytical support: we don't want you to just produce models and numbers, but see you in the forefront of strategic decision making all based on your analysis. - No model is perfect, so you are in charge of analyzing discrepancies between actuals, forecast, and plan which will help you to come up with better models in the next iteration - Set up a tight accounting structure in all cities and work closely with the local accountant to ensure a unified accounting that will make it easy to understand and compare the financial situation of each city in the region - Produce financial statements for investors and top level management Requirements: - BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar - 3+ years in Banking and/or Corporate Finance - Excellent Excel skills - Strong communication and people skills - Team player - Self-starter: we don't have time or desire to micro-manage. You will take initiative, be proactive, set and drive toward goals. - Attention to detail, balanced with swift execution. - Must be a fully qualified CPA, CA, ACCA or equivalent. - Should have good knowledge of IFRS. Location: The position can be based out of Dubai, Amman, Riyad or Jeddah.