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Senior Accountant

Rapid Access

Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP170-178

Job description / Role

Job Purpose:

The senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for supporting on a range of accounting duties relating to the Rapid Access business including budgeting -forecasting, inventory analysis and valuation, monthly -quarterly and yearly closing, management accounts and Reports creation and management.

This role requires advanced MS Excel skills (specifically in Power Queries and Power Pivots), MS PowerPoint and strong analytical skills. Accounting experience is mandatory including handling analysis of cost of goods sold, budgeting, forecasting, creation and maintenance of group reports like management accounts and budget templates etc.

Key Responsibilities:

• Organize and participate in completion of monthly and year end journal entries
• CAPEX – Fleet Assets Purchase Records- Ensuring all records are maintained with relation to CAPEX Purchase, LPO’s, Invoices etc are maintained. Updating the Tracker as an when purchases are made and payments are done
• Refurbishment Costs Capitalization- Maintaining the Refurbishment Capitalization costs records and doing the monthly entries
• Maintaining and updating the Refurbishment costs and preparing the monthly accounting entries and passing them
• Financial control on PO’s related to Platform Running Costs
• Stock valuation and analysis
• Budgets- compiling data for detailed costs and P&L, preparing reports and reporting
• Forecast- compiling data for detailed costs and PNL, preparing reports and reporting
• Management Accounts- Creation and Maintenance
• Ad hoc Reports and Schedules
• Participate in external and internal audits samples and requirements preparation
• Assist in the preparation of all schedules and entries related to year end closing
• Preparation of Group budget templates files


The chosen candidate will meet ALL the essential criteria below:

• Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint
• Two to three years’ Experience in Power Pivots and Power Queries
• Reporting skills
• Ability to analyse figures and evaluate financial information
• Strong written and verbal English communication skills
• Proven work experience as an Accountant with a good understanding of accounting principles and procedures

• Experience working in the Powered Access, Industrial or related industry
• Professional qualification (completed or part qualified) such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or CMA

Person Specifications
• Comfortable working in a multicultural team environment
• Ability to handle multi-task and prioritise work effectively
• Willing to meet deadlines on a consistent basis
• Comfortable handling and storing confidential financial information
• Understands and respects policies, procedures, rules and regulations
• Detail-orientated with strong analytical skills, organisational and problem-solving skills

About the Company

Established in 1996, Rapid is the Middle East leader in powered access equipment rental & sale, and part of Europe's largest powered access rental company, Lavendon Group plc.

At Rapid, we offer wide range of MEWP's (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms), which offer a number of features making them particularly suitable for different types of applications.

  • Steel Erection and construction
  • Lighting and electromechanical maintenance
  • Industrial and building maintenance
  • Signage and Events
  • Outside Broadcasting
  • Telecommunications maintenance
  • Facilities Management
  • Airport, Ship and Highway Maintenance

As members of the team committed to providing strength on the ground and performance in the air we work with a simple business philosophy 'Your success is ours'.

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Senior Accountant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 8,500

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