Senior Accountant


Location:

Abu Dhabi

Date posted:

28th October 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0011231881

Staffing area:

Finance & Accounting


Description
The Company
Robert Half is excited to be working on an exclusive basis with a leading manufacturing company in Abu Dhabi. Due to a significant long term project they are looking to recruit a Senior Accountant.
The Role
The Senior Accountant takes full ownership of all statutory accounting and management reporting for the Abu Dhabi subsidiary. This includes, but is not limited to A/R, A/P, GL, payroll, fixed assets and VAT. The Senior Accountant will support the Abu Dhabi General Manager with all his financial information needs.
Key Responsibilities
*Handle all transactional accounting (A/R, A/P) in company's ERP system (Sage X3).
*Take full ownership of the monthly closing process (5 day close).
*Liaise with the office manager to ensure timeliness and accuracy of all payroll accounting
*Prepare and maintain account reconciliations
*Liaise with site management to ensure completeness of month-end data provided
*Assist with corporate budget preparation and monthly budget variance analyses
*Take ownership of all fixed asset accounting.
*Prepare and file annual audited financial statements.
*Prepare and file monthly/quarterly VAT statements
*Be the liaison for the annual statutory and group audit
*Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
The Candidate
*Bachelor's degree in accounting required
*5 plus years' experience as an Accountant / Senior Accountant
*Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and VAT regulations in the UAE.
*High level of self-motivation, determination and confidence in your abilities
*Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
*Strong Computer skills: Excel, ERP software
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*Fluent in English and Arabic
*SAGE X3 experience a plus
Salary and Benefits
Up to 18,000aed per month DOE


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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