UBS Financial Services Financial Controller-Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Your role:

Reporting to the Head of Finance for MENA and based in Saudi Arabia, the main responsibilities will be:

 Oversee all aspects of the finance function to ensure efficient performance, timely and accurate reporting with effective documentation

  • Preparation of the monthly financial statements through local ledger and reconciliation with Group Reporting System (GCRS)

\t* Preparation and review the monthly closing pack with Head of Finance - MENA before signing off in GCRS and other month

end closing reporting systems.

  • Independently managing end to end process right from booking of expenses and revenue as per transfer pricing guidelines monitoring cash flow position, processing payments, intercompany transactions, bank and other ledger account reconciliations to finalization of monthly books.

  • Preparation of prudential returns and various statutory report to Capital Market Authority as per guidelines issued by Capital

Market Authority

  • To co-ordinate with Group Tax to ensure that the Transfer Pricing agreements for each of the business divisions are in place.

\t* Finalization of Annual accounts as per the local regulatory requirements and complete the external Annual Audit

\t* Assist E&Y & KPMG in close coordination with Group Tax for preparing and filing the Corporate Tax Return, Monthly WHT

return, VAT return and in responding to tax queries and inspection

 Good knowledge of Saudi local laws on regulatory and tax matters.

  • Support the Head of Finance MENA and Country CEO by providing regular updates for risk meetings, deep dive analysis and

presentations around strategy & forecast, MENA Country MI snapshot and cost MI reports and operations for MENA locations.

 Support HR in processing payroll, participate in annual Internal Audit, business partnering through VAT implementation and ad hoc request, etc

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

Reporting to the Head of Finance for MENA and based in Saudi Arabia

Your experience and skills:

A highly motivated professional who seeks the opportunity to develop in this role. The Riyadh office is relatively small (but growing) and as a result the exposure to local management is high. The role is broad and varied, requiring someone who is technically strong and also flexible and eager to learn.


•\tA strong educational background, with a good University degree

•\tRecognised accounting background / professional accounting qualification

•\tStrong Microsoft Office skills, in particular good Excel and PowerPoint skills

•\tAt least 5 years work experience in an accounting / controlling position

•\tKnowledge of SAP software would be a plus but in general working knowledge of accounting software is required.

•\tAn excellent command of the English language with clear verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate across management levels and functions

•\tAttention to details


•\tStrong interpersonal and communication skills

•\tStrong analytical skills, with close attention to detail

•\tGood prioritisation, time management and organisational skills, and the ability to work well under pressure

•\tAble to work independently

•\tA pro-active, innovative and enthusiastic person, self motivated that will fit well into the team

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 167913BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Financial Controller-Saudi Arabia

City: Riyadh

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Saudi Arabia

Function Category: Finance