Senior Accountant

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Employment: Full Time

• Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
- Reconcile monthly sales journal with Debtors/Creditors Account
- Reconcile monthly purchases journal with Creditors accounts
- Cooperate with the treasurer to repatriate the funds to CFAO and confirm ALL transactions are hedged, except for USD
• Ensure correct hedging rates are processed for each receipt/payment
- Receipts: Liaise with the treasurer to ensure timely repatriation of funds and timely receipt of final hedged rates from CFAO to be applied to the received funds
- Payments: Coordinate with the Treasurer for setting-up of automated hedged payments during the set-up process. Once the set-up has been completed, ensure that rates are received, and that the treasurer has all necessary information for requests of funds and hedging from CFAO
- Check and explain the exchange gains and losses on debtors’ settlement monthly
• Monthly Reporting to the parent company:
- Debtors/Creditors ageing by invoice date and due date
- P&L Interco transactions by entity
- Balance Sheet Interco balances by entity
• Send monthly statements to customers
- Latest date to input ALL receipts from customers is 1st working day M+1 / ensure all entries are made in the accounting system
- Check and match the receipts in the bank statements against the accounting system records
- Follow-up with ALL distributors to receive the confirmation of their balances and transactions
- Explain ALL discrepancies – to create / update the monthly reconciliation file
• Calculation and recording of late interest payments of group customers as per CFAO group policy.
• Investigating and resolving account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
- Update the monthly reconciliation file used for follow-up and documentation of balances and differences against the records of debtors and creditors
• Handling Accruals and Prepayments - follow-up and matching with corresponding invoices + liaise with the treasurer for hedging and repatriation of funds and follow-up with Supply Chain department with rates to be applied when invoice is issued
• Handling requests from Auditors for all debtors-related queries
• Self-evaluation of PACI Standard Priorities / Internal Audit for the department
- Self-evaluate the department with respect to the questionnaire
- Identify deficiencies and improvements + propose action plans
- Evaluate the consistency of the questionnaire and propose amendments with explanations
• Ensure a well maintained, clean and accurate ledger and GL accounts related to customers and suppliers.
• Prepare and explain the debtors/creditors balance for weekly meetings.
• Prepare Tax Returns and documentation for FTA and MOF
- Prepare VAT declaration and upload the in the FTA portal
- Support on the preparation of Economic Substance Regulations report
- Assist on the preparation of Corporate Income Tax declaration
• Propose initiatives for improvement of current and new processes and accounting system.
• Assisting with audit preparations.
• Assist on revaluation of balance sheet accounts.
• Act as a back-up for the General Accountant.


• 23 – 32 years old
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in UAE
• AR, AP, and General Accounting experience
• Audit or accounting shared service experience (Advantage but not required)
• Advance MS Excel Skill
• CPA qualification (or equivalent)


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