Senior Regional Accountant Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Stantec Consulting

Title: Senior Regional Accountant

Company: Stantec Consulting

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Accounting, Finance

Job Description and Requirements

Key Tasks and Duties include:

• Booking expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries and chasing for approvals.

• Payment of vendors, scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies.

• Receiving, verifying and Booking employee expense reports.

• Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

• Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

• Maintains historical records by filing documents.

• Preparing monthly Cash flows

• Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.

• Reports VAT by calculating requirements on paid invoices.

• Preparation of External Invoices and Postings.

• Attending Vendor calls and resolving queries.

• Assisting in the Internal and External Audit Process.

• Manage full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc

• Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations

• Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.

• Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.

• Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to HQ.

• Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries

• Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.

• Issue project cost reports for review and approval.

• Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.

• Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy

• Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns

• Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives


Senior Regional Accountant


• Accounts Payable specialist – good understanding of FX Revaluations

• Navision Experience an advantage

• Experience with reviewing expense claims and posting.

• Accounts receivable expert – Dealt with contractors/Government organizations

• Advanced Excel User

• Senior Management reporting experience, would be a plus.

• Well organized and detail oriented.

• Quick Learner

• Has demonstrated working under pressure in previous role.

• Bachelors degree from an internally recognized university

• Minimum 5-10 years of work experience in finance

• Internationally recognized accreditation is preferred


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