Accountant - Projects (UAE National only)

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Job Description: Accountant - Projects.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Accounts Project to oversee our accounting projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting principles and project management methodologies. The Accounts Project Manager will be responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects within specified deadlines and budget constraints. This role requires excellent communication skills, leadership abilities, and a keen eye for financial details.

About Presight

Presight, an ADX-listed public company limited by shares whose majority shareholder is Abu Dhabi company G42, is the region’s leading big data analytics company powered by Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). It combines big data, analytics, and AI expertise to serve every sector, of every scale, to create business and positive societal impact. With its world-class computer vision, AI and omni-analytics platform as its engine, Presight leverages all-source data to support insight-driven decision making that shapes policy and creates safer, healthier, happier, and more sustainable societies.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manages and controls all financial aspects of the projects.
  • Provides the Project Manager and his/her hierarchy with all necessary financial data and any information of possible consequence, act as a business partner of the Project Manager
  • Forecasting, budgeting, Control. Financial Variance Analysis and reporting
  • Review cost estimates and ensure a reliable explanation of the EAC and the variance between EAC’s exercise.
  • Manage contingencies and provisions for contractual and financial risks.
  • Analyse work in progress and reviews program expenditure (expenses correctly accounted for, authorized contingencies, invoices, etc.).
  • Optimizes and monitors sales, margins.
  • Implement IT financial tools to monitor the projects (project cockpit, SAPbyDesign) and provide the necessary information to allow the PMO to implement PCM for the project.
  • Ensure the invoicing in due time and cash collection.
  • Maintains project cost breakdown structure.
  • Consolidate project figures of all entities (worldwide) involved in the project or provide the necessary information in due time to the entity in charge of the consolidation.
  • Financial Engineering: Manage Financial Engineering in coordination with DAFI (Credit Export Insurance, for Bank Guarantees…) for the projects in scope.
  • Closing: Manage in SAP by Design & provide the necessary information (order intake, sales, CGM, AGM, variances analysis, Cash-in, OCF) to all stakeholders in due time to the Dubai finance organization
  • Reporting: Manage & transmit the necessary information (budget, forecast, R/O, variance analysis, BOR…) to all stakeholders
  • MYB: Manage the process for the project she/he is responsible for and provide the necessary information to the Dubai based regional reporting and budgetary control organization.
  • CASH/OCF: Manage the cash of the project (Cash-in and Cash-out), forecast cash flow and improve/optimize OCF with Operations, review working capital requirements.
  • Budgetary Control: Liaise with the Dubai based regional reporting and budgetary control organization and provides all necessary information (workload, productivity, share the workload plan -mobilization/demobilization) to allow a proper monitoring of the Structure and its efficiency.
  • Finance Team player: Ensure convergence to “best in class” Finance organization by adequate professional behaviour strong accountability and cooperation spirit.
  • Finance Transformation: Participate actively to the Finance Modernization initiatives in the Region: shared services, reporting simplification, roles of controllers, agile tools, SAPbD improvements etc.



  • Master’s degree or Finance/Accounting Degree with 5 yrs. experience.
  • Management/ Leadership soft skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Arabic and French appreciated but not mandatory.
  • Used to work as Project Financial Controller in similar sector.
  • Organization capabilities, Ability to synthesize, Rigor and hard worker.
  • Perform through cooperation, influence key stakeholders, able to interface with different cultures (international profile), team spirit.
  • Promote the highest standards of conduct.
  • Exhibit a strong ability and willingness in meeting deadlines.
  • Effective interpersonal, motivational, and influencing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to make effective presentations to all levels of leadership.

What we look for:

If you are a performance-driven, inquisitive mind with the agility to adapt to ambiguity, you will fit right in. You should be eager to explore opportunities to build meaningful collaborations with stakeholders and aspire to create unique customer-centric solutions. Bias for action and a passion to conquer new frontiers in the AI space is at the heart of the Presight community.

What working at Presight offers:

Culture: An open, diverse, and inclusive environment with a global vision that encourages personal growth and focuses on ground-breaking, industry-first innovations.

Career: Outstanding learning, development & growth opportunities via structured training programs and innovative, high-tech projects.

Rewards: A competitive remuneration package with a host of perks including healthcare, education support, leave benefits and more.