1 Senior Accountant & 1 Accountant - Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
13 Feb 2019
13 Feb 2019
Job role
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: - Senior Accountant

The senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for supporting on a range of accounting duties relating to the Company business including budgeting -forecasting, inventory analysis and valuation, monthly -quarterly and yearly closing, management accounts and Reports creation and management.

The role holder will have strong, advanced MS Excel skills (specifically on Power Queries and Power Pivots), MS PowerPoint and strong analytical skills. The role holder will also have a broad accounting experience including handling analysis of cost of goods sold, budgeting, forecasting , creation and maintenance of Group reports like management accounts, budget templates, and others.


  • Organize and participate in completion of monthly and year end journal entries

  • CAPEX – Fleet Assets Purchase Records- Ensuring all records are maintained with relation to CAPEX

  • Purchase, LPO’s, Invoices etc are maintained. Updating the Tracker as an when purchases are made and payments are done

  • Refurbishment Costs Capitalization- Maintaining the Refurbishment Capitalization costs records and doing the monthly entries

  • Maintaining and updating the Refurbishment costs and preparing the monthly accounting entries and passing them

  • Financial control on PO’s related to Platform Running Costs

  • Stock valuation and analysis

  • Budgets- compiling data for detailed costs and P&L, preparing reports and reporting

  • Forecast- compiling data for detailed costs and PNL, preparing reports and reporting

  • Management Accounts- Creation and Maintenance

  • Ad hoc Reports and Schedules

  • Participate in external and internal audits samples and requirements preparation

  • Assist in the preparation of all schedules and entries related to year end closing

  • Preparation of Group budget templates files


The Accountant will be primarily responsible for supporting on a range of accounting duties relating to the Company business including cash invoices, petty cash, banking accounts, and related monthly reporting.

Reporting into a Senior Accountant and/or Regional Chief Accountant, the Accountant’s key duties will include the entry, analysis and maintenance of the general ledger with a focus on accounts payable and disbursements, employee reimbursements, cash management support, customer invoicing, bank reconciliations, financial transaction record keeping and month and year end close support.

The role holder will have a strong head for numbers, MS Excel, and strong analytical skills. They will also have a broad accounting experience including handling account reconciliation, accounts payable and processing cheque requests.

The standard work hours are 40 hours per week with a little more during month and year-end close periods and when working on ad-hoc special projects.


Accounts Payable:

  • Process payments and documents such as Cash invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements, payable cheques, bank statements and outgoing bank transfers

  • Review, process and reconcile supplier invoices such as telephone, utility and postage bills. Ensure suppliers invoices are appropriately authorised for payment and paid on time

  • Review, process and reconcile employee reimbursements such as expense claims, housing advances and travel payments. Prepare journal entries for approval and employee deductions

  • Record payroll entries relating to employee advances, loans and salaries

  • Manage and process monthly intercompany payments. Help to resolve any intercompany disputes and issues

  • Ensure all payment vouchers and banking receipts are properly filed

  • Record month end accrual entries

  • Handle the AP transactions during the leave of AP Accountant

Cash Management Support:

  • Monitor and reconcile cash transactions to ensure that bank account balances are accurate. Report and investigate any unusual items

  • Work with the depot management team to accurately forecast and tracks cash flow on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis. Highlight and report on any cash trends and variances

  • Prepare daily and weekly cash reports for each region

  • Prepare regular bank reconciliations

  • Coordinate and resolve bank queries

  • Manage and reconcile the petty cash fund for supplies and services or for employee reimbursements. Reconcile petty cash accounts

Monthly and Year End Close Support:

  • Assist in the timely closing of monthly account by ensuring cash management and general ledger data is up to date

  • Prepares and records assigned journal entries for monthly closing. Reconciles specified general ledger accounts. Reviews for accuracy and corrects posting entries

  • Participate in preparing monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual financial closing and reports and work effectively with management and accounting teams


  • Liaise with internal and external auditors. Provide supporting documentation, information and answers

  • Assist in preparation and recording of cost recovery journals

  • Assist in the budget preparation process
    Additional Reporting:

  • Collect data for and prepare monthly reports including flight, travel and green reports