Al-Futtaim Group

Shared Service School Accountant | Al Futtaim Education Schools | Dubai

Dubai, AE
Competitive salary + benefits
29 Nov 2023
11 Dec 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Shared Service School Accountant | Al Futtaim Education Schools | Dubai

About the role

To analyse, evaluate and report on financial matters for the school and advice to improve on the financial health

Key Responsibilities

  • Accounts payable: Timely accounts Payable & Vendor Payments including utility payments DEWA, etc. and Inter Company Invoices (by 25th of every month) and co-coordinating with AP / corporate teams, sending documents, accurate maintenance of document management system and flagging invoices not booked beyond 7 days to line manager
  • Revenue reconciliation sheet monthly and communication to corporate by 27th of the month.
  • Bank statement monitoring including online Etisalat links.
  • Accurate records and maintenance of petty cash with weekly cash register
  • Financial Reporting and analysis
  • Handle external and internal audits
  • VAT/ Corporate income tax
  • Parent follow up and helping cashier in case of heavy parent load
  • Any other specific activity assigned by line manager having regard to nature of work and requirements of business.

Minimum two qualifications.

  1. Are they at least qualified CA – Inter (Chartered accountant intermediate)
  2. At least 2 years school accountant role experience.

Application Process

If you meet these criteria we would very much welcome your application.

Al Futtaim Education Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments

About Al-Futtaim Retail

Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencer’s in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.

Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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