United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Finance

Junior Accountant and Tax

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 maximize 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.

Dare to make an impact?


  • 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.


  • 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 organized 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.

JOB ID: 24062960
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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