Accountant

Equinox Global Investments

Qatar

Posted
Ref: KP814-87

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary:
Responsible for providing assistance to the Accounts manager and controlling the day to day accounts operations of the assigned business unit/s as well as in the budget, P&L preparation, maintaining and updating the company’s accounting system while also providing financial information to Business Unit Heads in accordance with company policies, legislative requirements and budgetary constraints.

Responsibilities:
• Handles Petty Cash and other cash accounts for the Business unit/s
• Issues cash payments, as per company approved policies and procedure
• Prepares and submits Daily Cash Report and weekly Cash Report
• Arranges for timely replenishment of cash
• Maintains Advance Register
• Submits weekly report for advances paid to Employees or others to be systematically kept and updated on a daily basis.
• Verifies all requests for payments for purchase order as per company credit facility and company policy and procedures relating to payments
• Prepares Vouchers and bank cheques
• Prepares separate Vouchers for the various projects
• Prepares bank cheques from designated bank accounts, as per company policies and procedures
• Submissions of Invoices/Claims
• Submits Invoices and coordinates to get re-imbursement on claims in respect of Takaful Insurance
• Coordinates with insurance company on employees leaving service
• Reconciles bank accounts on monthly basis
• Ensures all accounts are updated
• Accounts details have to be entered in the company accounting system on a daily basis
• Ensures all payments in order. Closely checks all main accounts (e.g.: contractors’ accounts) to
• Prepares payroll summary for the assigned business unit/s
• Initiates necessary action, in consultation with accounts Manager to issue salary payments
• Assists in the preparation of the annual budgets and P&L
• Resolves accounting discrepancies
• Recommends, maintains and updates financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems
• Supervises the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company's accounts systems
• Interacts with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
• Performs other duties assigned by the Line Manager

Requirements

• Graduate of Commerce, Major in Accountancy
• Minimum of 5 years relevant and hand-on work experience in all facets of Accounts functions
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Demonstrated high level analytical skills
• Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and presentation skills
• Ability to consult and collaborate with others and work as an effective team member
• Capacity to provide leadership and develop innovative processes and ways of working
• Competency in a range of accounting software applications as well as proficiency across the Microsoft Office suite
• Experience with reconciliations and internal auditing

Competencies:
• Ability to meet deadlines and resolve complex issues
• Maintain standards of conduct
• Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Flexible
• Demonstrate sound work ethics
• Be consistent and fair
• Trustworthy with confidential and sensitive company information

About the Company

Equinox Global Investments was founded in 1993, originally established with the primary focus of fulfilling opportunities in the burgeoning Qatar real estate market. The company's business streams have multiplied as diversification within the company's portfolio kept pace with the increasing opportunities in the region. Today, Equinox Global Investments has grown to include activities within real estate, retail, business to business (B2B) as well as local partnership and representation. The real estate portfolio includes shopping malls, a residential compound, commercial and industrial developments.

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