General Accountant

Posted Date about 1 year ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Finance & Banking
Job Reference 30535
Salary 0.0

Our client is now recruiting for a General Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers
  • Completing analysis of the employee expenditures
  • Managing income and expenditure accounts
  • Generating the company’s financial reports using income and expenditure data
  • Keeping a check on the company’s finances based on financial status
  • Filing financial obligations
  • Initiating and managing financial and accounting software used by the company
  • Reviews and validates the petty cash reimbursements by ensuring proper segregation of duties.
  • Responsible for the transfer pricing calculations Inter Company Settlements.
  • Assisting GL team in uploading journals and extracts reports for analysis.
  • Participation in special projects. Identify any potential financial related risk areas and provide sound recommendations and solutions to Client for mitigation of the identified risk.
  • Handle ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Management
  • Handle the I-Procurement process form Accounting point of view and coordinate with stakeholders.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Meet accounting deadlines for monthly, quarterly and annual financial close.
  • Quality of accounting records – compliant with corporate policies, GAAP, SEC and SOX.
  • Accurate accounting of transactions - Leading to minimum accounting adjustments/errors and no repeat-audit points.
  • Unusual items are properly identified, surfaced and resolved promptly.
  • Ability to define/solve end-to-end problems and issues; timely and accurate processing of data/information through the systems.
  • Quality of supervision/advice given and effectiveness of the team in jointly producing the desired output.  Be a role model to demonstrate efficient execution, constant enhancement, ownership core values.
  • Any adhoc tasks assigned by the manager.



  • Degree in Accounting or professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA CPA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting experience (ideally in a multi-national publicly traded company)
  • Hands on experience with US GAAP/IFRS and SEC/statutory requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast paced and high volume environment



  • Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting accounting issues
  • Conversant with integrated accounting applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
  • Conceptual and working knowledge of financial database
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and other related tools



  • Strong business ethics
  • Ability to work well under pressure and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment