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Accountant

Company Name: Aspen Holdings
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 3-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
ROLE PURPOSE:
The Accountant is responsible to ensure the integrity of the entity’s accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and analyzing transactions for the allocated region(s).
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Posting of accounting transactions in the ERP accurately and in compliance with IFRS.
Perform payroll reconciliation by liaising with Third parties (ADP & local HR) 
Prepare monthly financial reports (Opex/Income Statement/Ad-hoc reports) and provide variance analysis on the same.
Providing support to the Commercial Finance team in analyzing the OPEX against Budget/Forecasts.
Assist commercial management in closing the month end Opex numbers by sending draft versions to finance teams to validate, provide accruals and close off per timelines determined. 
Intercompany reconciliation & Balance confirmation with other Aspen affiliates
Perform Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations to validate and get confirmation from other departments of entries in our books.
Perform month end close procedure, timely and accurate submissions of internal management reports and Cognos submissions (including Budget Forecast & 5 year plans).
Reporting financial figures for the month/year to group Finance and assist with preparation of Local GAAP FS.
Working capital analysis – Analysing and commenting on working capital variances for actuals against budget/prior year.
Assist with preparation of the Annual budgets and quarterly forecast.
Respond to Ad-Hoc reporting requirements from the stakeholders.
Assist in Internal and External Audits as required.
Effective work planning and capacity utilization to help support other colleagues.
Responsible for maintenance and improvements in the MIS reporting process, leveraging automation and enabling accurate and faster in-depth data analysis. 
Ensure compliance with Company policies and approval frameworks
Update the SOPs/Accounting Guidelines to ensure they are in line with the defined WOW.
 
Requirements
EDUCATION QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor Degree in BCOM or similar degree
Master’s Degree in MCOM/ACCA/CA – Professional qualification will be given preference
3-5 years with workin in an MNC/ Pharma company/Audit firm, in a competitive environment, able to work under pressure, deadline driven.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Knowledge of ERP – User knowledge, SAP preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages: proficiency in Microsoft Excel – Intermediate – Advanced
BI tool / Sap experience – An Advantage –  Intermediate – Advanced
KEY ATTRIBUTES:
BUSINESS
Initiative
Multi-tasking
Results oriented
Systems thinking
Planning and organisational skills
Focused
PEOPLE
Flexibility and tolerance for ambiguity
Capacity for and resistance to Stress
Perseverance and tenacity
Transition Management
Informal communications skills
Active listening skills
Writing skills
Presentation skills
Meeting facilitation
Empathy
SELF
Technical / professional knowledge 
Industry knowledge
Personal responsibility
Self-assurance
Honesty 
Ethical conduct
ASPEN COMPETENCIES:
BUSINESS
Performance Driven
Accountability/ Ownership
PEOPLE
Dealing with ambiguity Embrace Change
Communicate Effectively
SELF
Contribute Special Expertise
Take Action with Integrity