Ref: HP350-7720

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Manage end-to-end accounting of the store.

Client Details

Our client is a fashion brand expanding its presence in the UAE.


Cash & Banking:

* Oversee daily cash positions.
* Carry out financial transactions, including processing cheques, bank transfers, and cash activities.
* Analyze and monitor cash flow forecasts to optimize working capital.
* Manage relationships with banks and negotiate terms and conditions for banking services.
* Prepare and deliver reports on cash and bank activities to management.

Accounts Payable & Expense Management:

* Handle vendor invoices, ensuring accuracy in data entry.
* Validate purchase orders, delivery receipts, and invoices for proper authorization and receipt of goods/services.
* Record and receive trade stocks.
* Code and allocate expenses to appropriate accounts and cost centers.
* Execute weekly or monthly payment runs, ensuring prompt payments to vendors.
* Reconcile vendor statements, resolve discrepancies, and manage vendor relationships.
* Address vendor inquiries and resolve payment-related issues.
* Maintain up-to-date records of accounts payable transactions.
* Generate and analyze reports related to accounts payable for management review.
* Ensure accurate and timely recording and closing of expenses.
* Provide detailed analysis and reconciliation of various expenses, including salaries, transportation, bank charges, and marketing expenses.

Accounts Receivable & Sales Management:

* Administer the Accounts Receivable Module in ERP.
* Reconcile customer balances, including advances and receivables.
* Prepare aging reports for customer accounts.
* Verify and close sales transactions by reconciling with Excel records for accuracy and completeness.

Tax Compliance:

* Prepare tax working papers.
* Submit VAT returns monthly.
* Reconcile sales against returns versus system records.
* Ensure accurate VAT return filing by reconciling input taxes.

Fixed Asset Management:

* Maintain the Fixed Asset Module in ERP.
* Conduct depreciation/amortization and upkeep of the Fixed Asset schedule in ERP/Excel.
* Record details of fixed asset additions and disposals.

Financial Reporting:

* Prepare detailed Profit and Loss statements.
* Generate Balance Sheets.
* Provide comprehensive financial reports, including cash flow and margin summaries.
* Produce Stock Analysis reports.

Payroll Management:

* Process and distribute employee payroll monthly.
* Ensure accurate and timely salary and benefits disbursement.
* Verify timekeeping records for accuracy.
* Calculate and process deductions, taxes, and withholdings.
* Address employee inquiries and concerns regarding payroll matters.
* Handle payroll tax submissions and statutory deductions.
* Distribute payroll reports to management.
* Reconcile payroll data for accuracy and compliance.
* Maintain confidentiality of sensitive payroll information.

Other Responsibilities:

* Ensure adherence to company policies, procedures, and relevant laws and regulations.
* Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency.
* Collaborate with internal teams to address operational queries.
* Assist in year-end audit processes related to overall accounts.
* Stay informed about industry best practices and changes in accounting standards.

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary with benefits.



* A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
* Preference given to candidates with professional certifications such as CA, ACCA, or CIMA/CMA.
* Demonstrated experience in a comparable position.
* Thorough understanding of accounting principles and methodologies.
* Proficiency in SAP/ERP systems and Microsoft Excel.


* Meticulous attention to detail and precision.
* Proficient analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
* Exceptional organizational and time-management proficiencies.
* Strong communication and interpersonal aptitudes.
* Capacity to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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