Junior Accountant


Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP455-251

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Please note that job ads are posted by KOTRA Dubai, but recruited by the COMPANY BELOW.

KOTRA Dubai helps UAE-based Korean clients for recruitment.


KOTRA Dubai has NO RESPONSIBILITY for the contract between the company below and the applicants.

Company Introduction:
Client has been manufacturing and exporting the highest quality of the blades since 1955.

We have a leading brand “PACE” in the razor category. Furthermore, over 1,200 different SKU’s in razors, blades, double edge blades and Private Label lines.

We have exported the wide ranges of products to about 100 countries over the world and the market share of them keeps growing. We provide totally customer-oriented products through Private Label to Sainsbury, Carrefour, Auchan, Aldi and so forth in Europe and Sam’s Club, K-Mart, Dollar General and so forth in North America as well as through DORCO brand, or “Pace” to other retail and wholesale markets over the world.

We never stop developing new technologies for customers’ convenient life and keep making efforts to develop environmentally sustainable products. So, we aim to become one of the top global leaders in the razor industry.

Job Description / Role: Junior Accountant

Position Summary:
• This position will work independently and handle day-to-day bookkeeping to maintain accurate, complete and timely information to achieve overall department objective.
• Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable.
• Completing bank reconciliations.
• Entering financial information into appropriate software programs.
• Must have oversight of monthly close, reviewing journal entries, reconciliation, and variance explanation.
• Ensuring all accounting transaction are performed correctly on time.
• Reconcile financial transaction every month, Validate and reconcile inventory and fixed asset accounts.
• Post journal entries accurately to tally balance sheets.
• Annual renewals -Insurance, JAFZA services & others
• Prepare Comprehensive VAT reports quarterly in compliance with UAE VAT Law. Proficient knowledge of VAT filing regulations
• Respond to inquiries to locate and resolve discrepancies.
• Effectively and efficiently manage the company’s petty cash operations through proper inspection and payments of bills, receipts and cash count.
• Conduct month end closing activities so that all current costs must be reflected as expenses of the current month and submitted to HQ.
• Follow up with customer for the pending payments, the reconciliation of customer account, and generating customer invoices.
• Coordinate with Internal and External Auditors in completing Audits.


Educational Qualification:
• University Graduated

Additional Qualification:
• Working knowledge in Excel, Hands-on experience with accounting software, strong knowledge of UAE VAT.

Years of Experience:
• More than 3 years in Accounting Experience.

Job specific skills:
• Accounting principles
• Account reconciliation
• Financial reporting
• Tax law understanding – VAT filing, Returns, Refund
• Accounting software expertise
• Advanced bookkeeping skills
• Month-end processes
• Financial statements expertise
• General ledger accounting expertise
• Self-motivated professional
• Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
• Advanced MS Excel skills

Key competencies:
• Communication, Planning & organizing, multi-tasking.

About the Company

Since its establishment in 1962 as part of the Koreas first 5-year Economic Plan, KOTRA has been dedicated to creating new export markets and increasing Koreas trade value, which reached $1 trillion in 2011. In the late 1990s, the agency helped Korea overcome the Financial Crisis by starting its foreign direct investment promotion division. And in the last half century, KOTRA has played a significant role in supporting Korean companies expanding overseas.

Today, the world economy is more volatile than ever due to the European financial crisis, China's hindered economic growth, upcoming elections in 15 countries and security issues in the Middle East. In preparation for a rapidly changing market environment, and using Koreas expansive FTA network, KOTRA is focusing on the globalization of small and medium sized enterprises(SMEs), the backbone of the Korean economy, by providing them with customized support related to global business establishment and export.

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