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Senior Accountant

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Wednesday 15 May 2024
Alserkal Avenue

The Accountant 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 preparing invoice journals and bank payment vouchers and ensuring all entries are posted correctly and executed per the approved Delegation of Authority.
  • Management of Sales Invoicing – This includes preparing tax-compliant invoices for customers and following up on outstanding receivables.
  • Management of Fixed assets - Maintenance of accurate Fixed Asset Register and ensuring that tagging is current.
  • Manage the PR/PO approval process from a financial accuracy perspective.
  • Ensure all balance sheet schedules are maintained and reconciled monthly, and documentation is archived on the server.
  • Assist in the internal and external audits as required.
  • Assist the Finance Assistant Manager / Manager in any other task that may be required.

The position reports to the Finance Manager.


1) Accounts payable

  • Ensure all PR, PO and invoices are correctly coded and approved per the Delegation of Authority.
  • Ensure supplier’s invoices are processed accurately and efficiently and stay within the due date.
  • Maintain invoice and cheque register to be accurate and up to date.
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services against purchase orders and GRN.
  • Supervise reconciliation of supplier statements every month.
  • Ensure all 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 maximise credit terms and submit for approval.
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers and respond to inquiries.

    2) Accounts receivable
  • Ensure timely sales invoicing and accurate Statements of Accounts for customers are available and up to date.
  • Ensure all collections are recorded daily.
  • Ensure monthly upload of DEWA invoices to the community portal and provide DEWA SOA to all tenants.

    3) GL accounting
  • Understands the balance sheet and P/L impact of account activity, including classifications of financial statement line items.
  • Weekly bank reconciliation to be completed.
  • Manage month-end closing process to ensure timely, accurate financial data that complies with IFRS and company accounting policies.
  • Ensure all tasks on the month-end checklist for closing are completed, and the tracker is updated promptly.

    4) Audit
  • Assist internal auditors and other management auditors with their requirements to complete the audits on time and provide them with the documents/schedules required to perform the internal audits.

    5) Other
  • Conduct regular meetings at least weekly with departments to ensure all issues are addressed.
  • Identifies ways to improve productivity and data quality and assist in preparing business and process flow documents
  • Suggest improvements in accounting, finance, and business operating processes from an internal control perspective to achieve the objectives and goals of the organisation.

Required skills + experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.
  • At least five years of experience in all areas of accounting: AP, AR and GL.
  • Experience with all financial modules of an ERP system
  • Preferred experience with SAGE
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management

Position type and expected hours of work

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