Senior Accountant

General Information

Dubai Recruiting
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Date Posted:
Nov 14, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


As a result of continued business growth, an international distribution company based in the Middle East and Africa is seeking a high caliber professional for the position of Senior Accountant to be part of their Accounting & Finance team in Dubai, UAE. The right candidate will be responsible for providing support to the accounting department activities with specific responsibilities, working hand in hand with the other accounting team members.
The candidate will report to the Chief Accountant and will cooperate constructively with all international affiliates and departments.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Handling cash and check payments of company based on pre-approved purchase orders.
Handling collection for some customers.
Processing all the following entries: journal voucher, purchases, sales, payment voucher, receipt voucher, credit and debit notes, travel expenses, commission follow up,..
Handling accounts reconciliation (banks, suppliers & customers).
Providing all inquired statements for the sales department (statement of account, aging…) & providing explanation about these statements when needed.
Generate the end of month closing: salaries, depreciation, prepaid & accruals, aging reports, reconciliations..
Providing support and assistance to the Chief Accountant in preparing monthly, quarterly & yearly financial reports.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting & Finance.
2 to 5 years experience in an accounting role in a multinational company.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills: English is mandatory. Arabic and/or French are strongly recommended.
Detail-oriented, motivation and professionalism are mandatory.
Strong MS Office skills, including, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple, concurrent projects and activities.
Ability to effectively partner with employees, management, department and cross-functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company.
Good & strong team spirit, open communication.

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