Assistant Accountant / Auditor

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
09 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
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Contract type
Contract, Permanent
Full time

Require a bachelor's degree in the area of specialty (B. Com) with ACCA affiliate and 0-1 year of experience in the audit/accounting firm. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within an accounting practice. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Work under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required to optimize given tasks.

Responsibilities as Assistant Auditor / Accountant

  • Perform bookkeeping and prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports
  • Understand, implement and maintain audit procedures and risk assessment processes
  • Conduct audit fieldwork, prepare audit findings and reports
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable accounting and auditing standards (IFRS, ISAs)
  • Stay current on industry trends, and best accounting and audit practices
  • Ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions (Bank, control accounts, etc.)
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Meet tight deadlines of clients to prepare financial statements and relevant reports
  • Understanding on month-end and year-end closings
  • Communicate effectively with clients and firm management
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finance with ACCA Affiliate.
  • 0-1 year of experience in financial accounting, auditing, or a combination thereof, from an audit firm.
  • Strong understanding of Accounting and Auditing Standards, local regulations, VAT.
  • Understanding of audit methodologies and practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking skills, and time management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortability in working in a collaborative environment
  • Keen to learn automation and software
  • Knowledge of accounting software (Sage 50, Zoho, Quickbooks)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Initiative taker and Team player
  • Knowledge and experience of Ms Excel, word, outlook

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