Senior Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago

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Job Description

Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of Accountants and Junior Accountants .

Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.



  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers.
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule.
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance is a must, Masters Degree can be a plus.
  • Must have five years of work experience in General Accounting (experience with financial reporting is a plus but not required)
  • Has general knowledge in accounting particularly rents, salary, bank reconciliation, and other accounts reconciliations
  • Preferably worked in hospitality industry in UAE
  • Should have excellent analytical skills and advanced skills using Microsoft Excel
  • Fluent in communicating in English.
  • Proficiency in Micros, Opera, FMC, SUN systems.

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