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Chief Accountant Full-time Job

9 months ago Financial Services Dubai   2.5K views
Job Details

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

    • Month and year end close, including all journal entries (Fixed Assets / Accruals / Prepayments etc)
    • Month end reporting to Local and Head office, including variance analysis a
    • Implementation of AFSYS software
    • VAT (Quarterly) and Excise Tax (Monthly) submissions
    • Completion of External Audit
    • Production of annual budget collaborating with all departments
    • Monitoring and control of AR & AP
    • Ongoing Revenue and Cost analysis, implementing cost savings where possible
    • Relationship with bank manager and co-operate where necessary
    • Assistance with admin tasks (Licence renewals / JAFZA paperwork / Op’s insurance etc)
    • Ongoing completing of KYC procedures for counterparties, including static data team
    • Communicate with MVD teams regarding controls of treasury / invoice processing
    • Ongoing development of internal controls and efficiencies
    • Book Keeping + Auditing
    • Receivables & Payables Management
    • Cost & Purchase Management
    • Compliance & Administration
    • MIS & Budgeting
    • Reporting
    • VAT


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other four-year degree with equivalent accounting experience.
    • Proven working experience in finance plus transaction tax (VAT) experience.
    • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications


  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws and business environments
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Team-player, customer-centric attitude
  • Shipping/Logistics experience is preferred
Company Description
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