Position: Senior Accountant
Date posted: 2023-11-09
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 year
Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree holder
Salary: AED 5000 to 10000
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hiring Senior Accountant
Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of Accountants and Junior Accountants.
- Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
- Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
- Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
- Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
- Provide technical support and advice on Management Accountant
- Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
- Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
- Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
- Provide input into department’s goal setting process
- Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
- Assist with tax audits and tax returns
- Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
- Plan, assign and review staff’s work
- Support month-end and year-end close process
- Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
- Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
- Liaise with our Financial Manager and Accounting Manager to improve financial procedures
Qualifications and skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CPA) is a plus.
- Proven experience (X+ years) as an Accountant, preferably with experience in a senior role.
- Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards (e.g., IFRS), and applicable tax regulations.
- Proficiency in using financial software and ERP systems for accounting and reporting.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team.