Senior accountant

Recruiter
Richies
Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Salary
Up to AED10,000 per month + benefits
Posted
20 Jun 2024
Closes
30 Jun 2024
Job role
Chief accountant
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Financial Reporting:

- Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.

- Ensure compliance with GAAP and company accounting policies.

- Conduct variance analysis and provide explanations for significant deviations.

General Ledger Management:

- Oversee the maintenance of the general ledger.

- Ensure accurate and timely month-end and year-end close processes.

- Reconcile balance sheet accounts and resolve discrepancies.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

- Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts.

- Monitor actual performance against budgets and forecasts, providing analysis and

recommendations.

Accounts Payable and Receivable:

- Supervise the accounts payable and receivable processes.

- Ensure timely invoicing and collections, and manage vendor payments.

VAT and Corporate Tax Compliance:

- Accurately prepare and file VAT and corporate tax returns.

- Ensure compliance with all relevant tax regulations.

- Liaise with tax authorities and manage any tax audits or queries.

Internal Controls and Compliance:

- Develop, implement, and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets.

- Ensure compliance with all relevant financial regulations and company policies.

- Coordinate with external auditors during audits and implement audit recommendations.

Cost Management:

- Analyze and report on cost structures and efficiencies.

- Implement cost-saving initiatives and monitor their effectiveness.

Financial Analysis:

- Provide detailed financial analysis and insights to support business decisions.

- Conduct profitability analysis of various service lines and customer segments.Petty Cash Management:

- Oversee the management and reconciliation of petty cash.

- Ensure all petty cash transactions are recorded accurately and timely.

Staff Payroll Management:

- Manage the payroll process for all staff, ensuring accurate and timely payment.

- Maintain payroll records and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Cash Remittances:

- Monitor and manage cash remittances, ensuring timely and accurate deposits.

- Reconcile cash receipts with bank deposits and resolve discrepancies.

Bank Reconciliation:

- Perform monthly bank reconciliations to ensure all transactions are accurately recorded.

- Identify and resolve any discrepancies between bank statements and company records.

Audit Preparation:

-Prepare statements and provide accurate data to external auditors.

-Support quarterly and annual audits by ensuring timely and accurate delivery of required

information.

Team Leadership:

- Mentor and supervise junior accounting staff, providing guidance and development

opportunities.

- Foster a collaborative and high-performance team environment.

 

Qualifications:

Education:

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

- Chartered Accountant (CA) certification is required.

Experience:

- Minimum of 5-7 years of progressive accounting experience in the UAE.

- Experience in the service industry, particularly in laundry and cleaning services, is a plus.

- Proven experience in financial reporting, budgeting, and general ledger management.

- Demonstrated expertise with Tally software and Microsoft Excel.

Skills:

- Strong proficiency in Tally software and Microsoft Office Excel.

- Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.

Having a valid UAE drivers license is an advantage!