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Financial Director - ME Dubai 



“Whatever story you choose, you are the star” 


At Meliá Hotels International, you have the power to create your future. For us, the most important thing is your talent: We share the passion that makes you put your heart into everything you do, day after day. We are by your side to help you go beyond your limits, to celebrate every victory with you. Because together, we are the stars of our own stories. 


ME by Meliá is a collection of hotels in which culture, lifestyle and The ME People community come together to create an inimitable personality. Each hotel is connected to the destination, becoming the social epicenter of the city and attracting the best of the local cultural scene. Music, art, design, fashion and gastronomy make up the ME scene to provide visitors with an experience beyond accommodation. If you radiate energy and have a personal style that captivates others, if you like to follow the latest trends and live for the moment; if you love music, culture and new technologies… Then you connect with the ME by Meliá brand.


ME Dubai, designed by Zaha Hadid, offers architecture and design lovers something to marvel at with a spectacle of a façade and intricate masterpieces that adorn the interiors. Located at the heart of the Burj Khalifa district, the hotel is a short ride away from major shopping destinations, design hubs and fashion avenues


What will you be doing?

  • Prepare and sign off the Statutory Accounts.
  • Maintain proper books & records in compliance with all relevant local legislation.
  • Follow up on changes of legislation and inform Owner on impact re current treatment so that a decision can be taken as to necessary changes to be introduced.
  • Preparation and submission of corporate documents including resolutions/AGM minutes and other relevant corporate administration matters
  • Safeguard the assets and maintain the Fixed Assets Register.
  • Ensure that the financial information is accurate and timely produced, preparing all the reporting that could be required by GM, HO, Auditors, Board of Directors, etc.
  • Liaise with Internal Auditors.
  • To watch daily the adequacy of bank balances and to report in writing as to any anticipated cash deficiency to Managing Director.
  • Prepare monthly reports for the Company including P&L with Owner expenses, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow reforecast (including Owner transactions) to end of year.


What are we looking for?

  • Minimum 3 years of experience within the position in a hotel and/or resort. internationally.
  • Proficient use of SAP FI, Accounting and Excel.
  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with management and co-workers to their understanding. Arabic language is paramount.
  • Ability to compute intermediate mathematical calculations.
  • Demonstrate a high level of problem solving, good judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • High initiative with a strong sense of urgency and flexibility.
  • To comply with UAE legislation as required.
  • To respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the needs of the hotel.
  • To be flexible and extend job duties to carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the job capability as assigned, including redeployment to alternative departments/areas if required, to meet business demands and guest service needs.



What will it be like to work for Meliá Hotels International? 


Meliá Hotels International is unique among the 20 largest international hotel groups in having an origin in leisure and the ideal size to combine exceptional hospitality with management that is efficient and close to its stakeholders. All of this, along with our Spanish warmth and passion, makes us distinct and different. 


At Meliá Hotels International you are the protagonist. The combination of your talent and your passion with our desire to grow by your side has no limits. Together, we will step forward with the strength of a great company. Together, we’ll turn the future into an amazing story. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, religion, age or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company.