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Payroll & AP Accountant

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1042

Job description / Role

An experienced Payroll Accountant is required for our innovative global marine company with employees both on and offshore around the globe. Based in the Dubai headquarters, you will sit within the finance team of 13 employees and report into the Accounting Manager. It is expected that you will also take on the Accounts Payable function and therefore, those with a strong background in both finance and payroll are recommended to apply for this vacancy.

Working collaboratively, the team can offer support and development to the successful individual and you will also liaise with several of their offices including those in Asia, America and Africa. You will possess strong payroll processing skills with high attention to detail and the knowledge required to manage payroll in the afore mentioned countries. The incumbent will be responsible for all payroll transactions, deductions and accruals, bank and payroll agent liaison and pension fund provisions. Handling all employee enquiries through to resolution are also expected in this role. Responsible for expenses reimbursements you will be tasked with reconciliation and various balance sheet requirements to further support the Accounts Payable function.


To be successful in this role you should possess at least 2 years’ experience within a payroll, finance function (as opposed to payroll within a HR capacity) and be fully flexible to assist the finance team when required. You will possess a relevant finance degree and candidates with a CPA qualification are particularly advantageous. Additionally, you will have excellent attention to detail and high levels of confidentiality, strong excel skills and be able to work to tight deadlines in a team orientated environment.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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Accountant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 4,500

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