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Junior Accountant and Tax - Henkel, Dubai

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe.

The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximise our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Your role:
  • Understand and manage General Accounting (GA) processes, including monthly closing and reporting steps for Henkel legal entities in GCC, including leases, and restructuring, etc.; Seek opportunities to improve, simplify and automate accounting processes.
  • Provide requested information and analysis to Henkel's external and internal audit teams, Support and coordinate requests from external auditors.
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel Corporate Accounting Standards and with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Support Business Units and perform technical accounting research.
  • Manage GA projects and support regional and global cross-team projects, such as Balance Sheet Review, Cash Flow Forecast, financial statements, acquisitions, and divestments, tax projects, etc.
Your skills:
  • CPA or a master's degree in business with accounting concentration.
  • A minimum of 2 years of accounting experience; Public accounting experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and master new systems and processes, to understand and resolve issues, and to lead projects and drive changes.
  • Able to multi-task, but still stay organised with open topics.
  • Strong Excel skills for data analysis and verification; Experience with SAP a plus but not mandatory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for interacting with all levels of management and global colleagues.
  • Interest in career growth through global opportunities.
  • Fluency in English is a must, Arabic is a must.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office applications (Excel/PowerPoint/Word).

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

Position Type: Junior Accountant and Tax
Department: Finance
Schedule: Full Time
City: Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates

Some perks of joining Henkel:
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Medical insurance
  • Family healthcare coverage
  • Schooling Contribution
  • Smart working / Flexible working arrangements
  • Development opportunities
  • Corporate social responsibility programs
  • Employee share plan
  • Free on-site parking
  • International Career opportunities
About us

Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world.

Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings.

Our Purpose

It all started with a dream. More than 145 years ago, Fritz Henkel, an entrepreneur, and courageous pioneer at heart revolutionised the everyday life of people. With that, he launched a legacy of care: for his employees, society, and environment. Long before the concept existed, he put sustainability first.

Today, the name Henkel still stands for these values. Our sense of unity has made us a diverse community of about 48,000 that customers and consumers put their trust in. Together, we enrich and improve the lives of billions every day through our products, services, and solutions. And we have the potential to impact even more.

We will build on our pioneering spirit, knowledge, and resources to shape a purposeful future for the next generations. With our innovation and technology, we create value for customers and consumers, bring success to our teams, and are a force for good in the world.

Our Values

Our values guide all our actions, decisions and behaviours. Every day, we need to take decisions in a highly volatile environment. At the same time, we are highly diverse. We come from diverse cultural backgrounds, have different experiences and we operate in a broad range of markets and industries. That’s why clear values which are shared, understood and lived by everyone at Henkel are so important for our future success.

We put our customers and consumers at the centre of what we do.

We value, challenge and reward our people.

We drive excellent sustainable financial performance.

We are committed to leadership in sustainability.

We shape our future with a strong entrepre­neurial spirit based on our family business tradition.

Our Code of Conduct

We are a company with integrity and high ethical standards in the way we do business, in every country, in all business units and functions – an attitude underlined by our purpose Pioneers at heart for the good of generations. Pioneering spirit and Compliance go hand in hand.

Compliance has and always will play an integral part in our mindset and our business practices. Our Code of Conduct serves as a compass for our actions and behaviours, and it supports us in complex situations to make the right decisions and maintain the global reputation of our company that we have earned over generations with our customers, partners, and the communities we operate in.

Why Henkel

If you're asking yourself "Why Henkel?" the answer is simple: Because of our daring spirit. We are pioneers at heart for the good of generations. Together we strive to make an impact on the lives of billions through our products, services, and solutions. Meet some of your future colleagues and find out what makes Henkel unique to them.

  • At Henkel, you can be a game changer.
  • At Henkel, we play as a team.
  • At Henkel, you can craft your career.
  • At Henkel, we offer more than jobs.

State-of-the-art Employee Training
We are dedicated to developing and constantly improving our global training portfolio, creating exciting learning opportunities and providing the tools with which to take them on. Our ambition is to future-proof you by helping build the vital skills you need and enable you to unleash your full potential. At Henkel, we offer you the opportunity to build your career of the future.

Leadership Development
Today’s leaders are confronted with an environment of increasing ambiguity, uncertainty, volatility, and at times, market disruption. At Henkel, we support our leaders to successfully navigate through this new norm. Our diverse Leadership program portfolio offers a wide range of development opportunities on all levels.

Talent and Performance Management
We focus on personal and career development and allow you to identify concrete career steps for your future at Henkel. We want our employees to have clear guidance as they take development actions to support their continuous growth. Every individual employee’s contribution plays an important role for the success of our organisation. Therefore, we reward individual contributions to Henkel's strategic objectives.

International Opportunities.
At Henkel, business is always international – even if you work at our headquarters in Düsseldorf. Henkel helps you expand your horizons, because we believe people with international experience are what makes our global team successful. Throughout your career you can take part in Henkel's job rotation programs.

Performance-related Rewards
We believe that managing and recognising performance is essential. Indeed, it is an important part of our company culture to motivate and incentivise our employees. We set ambitious targets for our teams and recognise and reward strong and top performance accordingly.

Purposeful Benefits
Guided by our purpose and family values, it is crucial to provide locally attractive benefits that cover your needs. With our extensive benefits portfolio, e.g., healthcare, retirement and well-being, we care for and support you throughout your career at Henkel.

Additional Requirements
  • CPA or Master's degree
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Min of 2 years of accounting experience
  • Proficient use of MS Office (Excel/PowerPoint/Word)

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