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Accountant, Accounts Payable & Fixed Assets


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-5604

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently partnering with one of our Abu Dhabi client’s, within financial services, whom are looking to recruit an Accountant of Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets. This role will focus to manage all the payments across the business whilst also overseeing all the reconciliation processes within the general ledger, along with the financial accounting of all fixed assets and analysis within the asset register.

This Accountant will take control of all invoicing procedures, plus the applied VAT accounting and filing, in conjunction with the management reporting across the full accounts payable cycle and unit of accounts. The role shall also extend to the reporting of any accruals whilst overseeing the documentation and recoding process, linking to all payments and pre-payments, on a monthly basis. With regards to fixed assets, the responsibility shall also extend to the development of controls and the reviews of any purchase orders, within the accounting system, pertaining to operational expenses and facilities management.


The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) whom is able to demonstrate a strong accountancy track record within the payable and VAT functions of finance. In conjunction, the successful candidate shall be expected to deliver a technical knowledge of fixed assets and general ledge maintenance, within a financial services or practice-based organisation. The client will look for a candidate with up to five years of post-qualified experience; whereby they can demonstrate an ability to manage a level of workload, within a deadline driven business, where high levels of accuracy and consistency are adhered to.

The nature of this client also demands very strong corporate and professional adherence; both in terms of technical ability and motivation for the opportunity. Precise, smart and detailed presentation skills shall also be assessed within the search criterion for recruitment.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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