Senior Accountant

Role Purpose:

Responsible for preparing and reviewing accounting transactions of a complex nature, preparing and analysing financial reports, completing bank reconciliations and completing other balance sheet reconciliations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information, document and substantiate financial transactions for assigned centers or accounts.
  • Conduct financial analysis on an ongoing basis.
  • Reconcile and proactively resolve financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and review P&L discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Responsible for month-end reports as well as corporate and regional allocations.
  • Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Complete multiple assignments, prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Engage with other departments to ensure proper accounting methods, as well as understanding their business needs as it pertains to the respective accounts.
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product.
  • Develop, implement and monitor systems and procedures necessary to smooth the operation of the finance function
  • To operate within the Company Authority Matrix ensuring adherence by the jobholder and all subordinates as prescribed by the document.

Job Communication:

  • Ongoing communication with the Finance Manager in order to develop strategies and plans, seek support, and report on progress.
  • Close communication and coordination corporate functions and sales team
  • Main external contacts are with banks and financial institutions, legal and tax advisors.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge: 

  • Experience of company planning process.
  • Should have already performed role of financial accountant.
  • Understanding of distribution and logistics.
  • Understanding of sales systems.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Analytical approach to work
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • The ability to balance the demands of work with study commitments
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Bachelor & Master Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Finance and Accounting qualification, preferably CA, CPA or ACCA
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a trading business
markets or countries: United Arab Emirates
cities: Dubai
divisions: Finance
type: Full Time

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