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Creation Date: 2018/09/05 10:00:16
Ref. JB1001852702

National Health Insurance Company - Daman

Accounting Manager (UAE Nationals Only)
National Health Insurance Company - Daman

Job Description

General Description:
Lead the accounting section in order to professionally establish and efficiently manage and control all day-to-day accounting processes

Main Duties:
Standard duties:
• Develop and implement a department strategy according to the company strategy, set departmental and operational goals and initiate measures to reach these goals and to improve the overall department performance
• Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against departmental goals
• Responsible for a result-oriented management and development of people and resources, including provision of a strong day-to-day leadership presence involving resource allocation, monitoring, reporting, and conducting regular staff meetings
• Manage the department expenditure and requirements, keeping in mind its impact and utilisation on the financial budget
• Foster organisational culture by establishing quality awareness and service orientation and complying and implementing processes such as Project Management and Change Management
• Initiate, develop, implement and ensure adherence of policies and procedures
• Promote and support the recruitment and development UAE Nationals to significantly contribute to Daman’s strategic goals

Department Specific:
• Effectively monitor day to day accounting transactions and monthly closing of below financial sub ledgers according to the International Accounting Standards (IFRS) and as per management guidelines
o Quality review of all accounting transactions in
• accounts receivables
• accounts payable and fixed assets
• cash management and investment accounting
o Quality review of general ledger accounts
• Interact with various stakeholders to enhance internal controls over the cash cycle (inflow) by introducing new methods of collecting premiums and interface with operational and sales managers as needed and occasionally with the Executive Management
• Interact with various stakeholders to enhance internal controls over the cash cycle (outflow) by introducing new control measures and automation of executing payments to DAMAN’s payables and interface with sales operational and provider’s relations managers as needed and occasionally with the Executive Management
• Generate and review financial statements and coordinate with internal and external auditors for the quarterly/yearly audit until finalisation of audited financials


Minimum 10 years of experience in finalisation and administration of computerised financial accounting systems in reputed large company/ies, 5 years of which must be in management position
Experience in Oracle Financials is preferred
Professional qualification like CA, CPA, CMA is preferred
Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce
Dynamic, self-driven with strong business understanding and background
Strategic thinking with strong focus on results and high quality of work and able to “think out of the box”
Very good leadership skills including people management, selection and development skills
Very good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic language is an added advantage
Very good analytical, planning, forecasting, execution and problem solving skills
Continuously acquire and refresh functional knowledge, skills and competencies
Flexible and able to work under pressure
Respect and promote trust and confidentiality
Strong level of customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions
Very good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
Broad knowledge of health insurance concepts
Good knowledge of Microsoft applications
Experienced in managing a multi-cultural environment and promote teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to achieve goals and deliverables
Good knowledge of cost accounting and financial analysis
Very good knowledge of IFRS

Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Search by Industry: Accounting/Auditing
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Finance
  • Joining Date: 2018-11-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 10
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

Daman provides affordable quality healthcare solutions to suit your needs
Specialized Health Insurance services with an emphasis on customer care
The market leader with experienced staff that you can rely on.