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Accountant / Accounts Executive

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Friday 26 May 2023
Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

The Accountant / Accounts Executive works within the Finance function focusing on daily operational Finance requirements. The role is tasked with delivering the following key areas:

  • Management of Accounts Payables. This includes preparation of invoice journals, bank payment vouchers and ensuring all entries are posted correctly.
  • Ensure all payment are executed as per the approved Delegation of Authority.
  • Manage PR/PO approval process from a financial accuracy perspective.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with departments to ensure all issues are addressed.
  • Responsiveness to emails and inquiries directed towards Finance.
  • Assist the Finance Assistant Manager / Manager in any other task that may be required.

The position reports to the Finance Assistant Manager / Manager.


  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual financial statements
  • Ensure suppliers invoices are processed accurately and efficiently and never past the due date.
  • Maintain invoice register to be accurate and up to date on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that all PR, PO and invoices are coded correctly and approved in line with the Delegation of Authority
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services against purchase orders and GRN
  • Supervise reconciliation of supplier statements on a monthly basis
  • Ensure accurate Statement of Account for customers are available and up to date
  • Ensure that all the necessary documents are completed and approved before payments are executed
  • Ensure new supplier forms are completed for all new suppliers. Securely maintain confidential supplier information and verify change requests from suppliers
  • Prepare the weekly payment run, ensuring the timing is scheduled to maximize credit terms and submit for approval
  • Ensure all schedule are accurate and update for month end closing: Amortization, Prepayment, Advances to suppliers, Trade Creditors.
  • Weekly bank reconciliation to be completed.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and respond to inquiries
  • Manage month end closing process to ensure timely, accurate financial data that is in compliance with IFRS and company accounting policies
  • Assist in the internal and external audits as required.
  • Understands the balance sheet and P/L impact of account activity including classifications of financial statement line items
  • Identifies ways to improve productivity and data quality and assist in preparing business and process flow documents
  • Maintenance of accurate Fixed Asset Register and ensure tagging is up to date.
  • Regular bank, petty cash and credit card reconciliation.
  • Event Invoicing
  • DEWA and Etisalat Billing on monthly basis

Required skills + experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) is required.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the Accounts function of which at least 2 years of which should be in a supervisory role

Essential Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with all financial modules of an ERP system
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with SAGE

Position type and expected hours of work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, from 10am to 6pm. Saturdays and overtime might be required during intense periods and/or during special projects and events.