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Dubai Design District, d3
P.O.Box 333011, Dubai, UAE
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Senior Accountant – Accounts Payable Specialist
— Ref: SADXB

March 2019

Reporting to: Accounting Manager
Territory: UAE - GCC


Ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all areas of accounting.


Payable Management:

  • Ensure invoices/petty cash vouchers are received from the vendors/petty cashier to record invoices in timely manner.
  • Prepare a detailed schedule with relevant supporting documents to process utility and other recurring expenses in a timely manner.
  • Prepare schedule of prepayments, follow on final tax invoice of prepayments which are not received after the agreed delivery date or service completion date.
  • Process due payments and notify the supplier or inter-department about the payments and issue the cheque.
  • Prepare accounts payable reconciliation for the supplier balances where differences are identified between supplier and ledger balances.
  • Analyse supplier invoice/petty cash vouchers and ensure expenses are properly supported and appropriately allocated to correct expenses code.
    • Ensuring accuracy of expense allocation and general ledger coding.
    • Ensuring proper adherence to policies and procedures and that systems are being followed.
    • Verification of appropriate levels of approval.
  • Report PO waiting for invoice at the end of each month to ensure no open PO without an invoice in the system.
  • Book and Analyse VAT and its ledgers to ensure correctness of data for accurate filing of returns.
  • Systematically file all soft copies of documents such as invoices/payment vouchers/credit memo, file notes, reconciliations, etc. with supporting documents for ease in retrieval.
  • Perform all AP activities required for monthly close, including all functions required to ensure month end deadlines are met.


General Accounting Functions:

  • Prepare weekly cash flow projections; determine cash requirements and ensure upcoming disbursements are properly funded.
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned, including implementation of new finance and accounting systems and processes, finance-related support.
  • Manage month end closing by coordinating with various departments and team members ensuring deadlines are respected.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal control.
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are prepared timely and accurately with statement of accounts supporting to it.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or similar qualification in accounting/ finance.
  • Minimum 3 years’ of UAE experience in GL Accountant role. Knowledge of Navision (ERP) will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with employees at all levels.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Preference to candidates with events and exhibition industry experience.



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