Accountant - Dubai

  • Dubai
  • Odoo Middle East Dmcc
Responsibilities: Within a team of 5 people, your main responsibilities will be: Daily Accounting Management: • Execute daily accounting operations, including detailed bookkeeping and the processing of invoices and vendor payments. • Address specific accounting inquiries, providing comprehensive responses and solutions. Accounts Receivable & Payable Oversight: • Manage AR/AP activities: Ensure accurate preparation of journal entries and GL transactions. • Generate detailed AR/AP aging reports. Proactively engage in the collection process and maintain communication with customers, suppliers, and partners. • Review sales, service, or credit contracts meticulously to address overdue accounts. Stakeholder Interaction: • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with banks, auditors, regulatory authorities, and other external parties. • Act as a primary point of contact for all stakeholders, ensuring transparent and consistent communication. Financial Closing & Audits: • Coordinate and execute precise month-end and year-end closing processes. • Support financial audit activities by providing necessary documentation and responses to external inquiries. Payment Processing: • Handle all aspects of internal and external vendor/partner payments, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Account Reconciliation & Reporting: • Participate in thorough accounts reconciliation. • Assist in the preparation of insightful analysis and reports as required by the business. • Manage the upkeep of asset depreciation schedules. Compliance & VAT Management: • Take charge of VAT return preparation, ensuring accurate submissions in compliance with legal requirements. Financial Analysis: • Conduct in-depth analyses of financial statements, providing detailed explanations of findings. Process Improvement: • Contribute to streamlining and improving accounting processes for efficiency and accuracy. Inter-Company & HQ Coordination: • Facilitate inter-company transactions, maintaining clear and consistent liaison with the headquarters. • Engage in matters requiring technical expertise, administrative work, autonomy, personal evolution, and customer relationship management. About You: • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with a proactive, hands-on attitude. • Open-minded, adaptable to change, quick, and autonomous learner. • Entrepreneurial mindset with a focus on initiating a career in accounting. • Contribution to a positive company culture. Must Have: • Bachelor s degree in a related field. • 1 - 3 years of related experience. • Fluency in English. • Understanding of GAAP and IFRS, proficient in MS Excel and ERP systems. • Strong organizational and communication skills. • UAE VAT experience. • Currently based in the UAE. Nice to Haves: • Passion for software products. • Multilingual capabilities. • Understanding of macroeconomics in the GCC. • Availability to join immediately. • Fluency in Arabic. • Finance related certification (CPA, CFA, ACCA, etc.)