• Accountant - Accounts Payable

    Posted Date 3 months ago(30/08/2018 14:17)
    Job ID
    2018-2101
    Job Location
    Dubai
  • Overview

    We are a British-owned and internationally acclaimed property developer based in Dubai, UAE. We have earned a reputation as one of the premier private property developers, both locally in Dubai and throughout the region. We back up our success with a list of International Property awards along with strategic partnerships with companies such as Wyndham Hotel group, Millennium Hotels, Emirates Airlines and Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts.

    Over the past 12 years, our company has grown its sales and marketing channels throughout the region and globally, with a presence established in Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Ghana, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and India.

    Job Description

     

    The Accountant – Accounts Payable role will primarily be responsible for;

    • Mainly in Accounts Payable function
    • Ensuring that VAT compliance is maintained and the company is not exposed to any risk
    • Ensuring timely payments of vendor invoices, while managing working capital
    • Adhering to a strict month end deadline, with accuracy and completeness of all duties
    • Enforcing the controls and absolute accuracy of the petty cash function
    • Ensuring Accounts Payable reconciliations are performed on a weekly and monthly basis
    • Vendor account reconciliations to identify and investigate anomalies
    • Introducing a comprehensive document management system
    • Ensuring that the Delegated Authorities are followed before payments are made
    • Recording to the correct ledger/cost centre is maintained with absolute accuracy
    • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing and new suppliers
    • Working alongside the Financial Controller to continually improve the internal controls in the Requisition to Payment cycle
    • Working with the key Department procurement staff, Cost Accountants and Head of Departments to ensure cost control
    • Maximising the potential of the new AX Dynamics ERP system to assist with system-based controls, processes and reporting
    • Ad hoc projects at the request of the Financial Controller or Departmental Heads to improve efficiency, accuracy and reporting

    Desired Skill & Expertise

     

    The suitable candidate must:

    • Have excellent experience of 2 – 3 years in Dubai within the Accounts Payable department
    • Be able to think independently and constantly look for improvements in practice and policy
    • Be flexible and efficient to meet deadlines and ad hoc tasks
    • Be familiar with key accounting principles for recognition of Cost/Fixed Assets/Accruals/Prepayments
    • Should have studied Bachelors of Finance (ACCA or CA qualification is an advantage)

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