Job Description

The role reports to the Assistant Finance Manager and is part of the Dubai-based finance team. The Accountant will prepare and post journal entries, payment vouchers, bank reconciliations and maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable, and performing stock count, cash count in different departments. The Accountant will also be responsible for all the retail shop related matters such as maintaining a proper control on the stock additions and disposal via the shop system.



The Accountant reports to Assistant Finance Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparation of monthly closing and reporting of accounts as per setup deadlines
  • Preparation of Financial Statements & Reporting Package designed by HO Finance
  • Preparation of annual budget and along with supporting schedules
  • Overall control and follow up of stock control, purchases, retail sales processing and physical count procedures of Art Jameel Shop
  • Preparation of annual closing and audit files
  • Overall control and follow up of receivables as well as other accounts and comparison with supporting documents at month-ends (detailed A/R schedules, Aging analysis, schedules of computations etc.) and follow up on collection and provision
  • Overall Control over fixed assets movement in line with the approved budget
  • Preparation of Monthly reconciliation statements and follow up on outstanding reconciling items
  • Preparation of the weekly cash movement report
  • Mastering local accounting standards, IFRS, Tax and other laws in UAE
  • Reporting and analysis of irregularities, misstatements, and abnormalities with AM

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree equivalent to a Bachelor of Science – Business, with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Finance / Internal Audit with a reputable company OR external auditing in an Audit firm (Big 4 type)
  • Analytical approach and ability to identify problems or errors in documentation and suggest improvements or solutions
  • High level of organization skills range of clients, handling various documents and accurate record keeping
  • Knowledge of programmes such as Microsoft Excel and accounting softwares
  • Communication skills and ability to discuss reports or data trends

Conditions of Work

  • This is a full-time position based in Dubai, UAE
  • Occasional weekend and evening work according to workload is as required

Benefits Include

  • Full health & dental insurance
  • Visa sponsorship
  • 25 days annual leave