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Accounts Payable Officer

Company Name: The First Collection Waterfront
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-3 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
The Accountant – Accounts Payable role will primarily be responsible for;
Mainly in Accounts Payable function
Ensuring that VAT compliance is maintained and the company is not exposed to any risk
Ensuring timely payments of vendor invoices, while managing working capital
Adhering to a strict month end deadline, with accuracy and completeness of all duties
Enforcing the controls and absolute accuracy of the petty cash function
Ensuring Accounts Payable reconciliations are performed on a weekly and monthly basis
Vendor account reconciliations to identify and investigate anomalies
Introducing a comprehensive document management system
Ensuring that the Delegated Authorities are followed before payments are made
Recording to the correct ledger/cost centre is maintained with absolute accuracy
Maintaining and developing relationships with existing and new suppliers
Working alongside the Financial Controller to continually improve the internal controls in the Requisition to Payment cycle
Working with the key Department procurement staff, Cost Accountants and Head of Departments to ensure cost control
Maximising the potential of the new AX Dynamics ERP system to assist with system-based controls, processes and reporting
Ad hoc projects at the request of the Financial Controller or Departmental Heads to improve efficiency, accuracy and reporting

Desired Skill & Expertise
The suitable candidate must:
Have excellent experience of 2 – 3 years in Dubai within the Accounts Payable department in a Hotel
Be able to think independently and constantly look for improvements in practice and policy
Be flexible and efficient to meet deadlines and ad hoc tasks
Be familiar with key accounting principles for recognition of Cost/Fixed Assets/Accruals/Prepayments
Should have studied Bachelors of Finance (ACCA or CA qualification is an advantage)