Senior Accountant

January 18, 2023
Full Time Global

Webb Fontaine Group

Position Summary | Senior Accountant

People matter here. Webb Fontaine culture focuses on its employees’ success and happiness. Our team members are identified by their passion and enthusiasm towards excellence and innovation. Being a team player is key: we care and support each other.

Webb Fontaine is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to prepare financial reports, perform account reconciliations, maintain the general ledger, prepare tax returns, assist with audit preparations, and perform other accounting duties as assigned. We are looking for someone with strong analytical, communication, and leadership abilities.

Let’s go deep and understand what we expect our new team member will do:

-Monitor and record financial transactions for the Groups various entities by Group policies and procedures and applicable local regulations

-Perform monthly bank reconciliations (for domestic and international accounts) and other month-end reconciliations (Corporate Credit Cards, travel expense reports, etc.)

-Record closing journal entries (adjusting entries, reconciling accounts, etc.) at each period end and keep the supporting schedules updated

-Record intercompany transactions and assist with reconciliation at period end (intercompany matrix and balances confirmation)

-Reconciliation of accounts payable/receivable (sub-ledgers) including aging balances analysis

-Assist with VAT returns preparation, recording VAT payment/refund, and ensuring prompt payment/refund

-Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information

-Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options

-Maintain organized, accurate, and thorough accounting records

-Ad-hoc assignments as required

The candidate should have the following background:

-BS degree in Accounting or Finance is required, and a professional title is preferred (i.e., CPA)

-At least 5 years of experience in accounting

-Strong knowledge of accounting procedures, mainly IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) à Branch accounting is a plus

-Knowledge of VAT regulations in the UAE (& GCC is a plus)

-Hands-on experience with accounting software (i.e., Sage X3)

-Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

-Experience with general ledger functions

-Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills

-Strong communication and documentation skills

-Fluency in English

-Fluency in French will be a plus

 

How to apply:

We look forward to meeting you in person to discuss the role in detail and hear about your career goals. Please, apply for the vacancy by pressing the “Apply for job” button below.

 

Webb Fontaine Values

Excellence: This role requires an exceptional standard of excellence across its projects and deliverables, leading the way in quality and time management.

Passion: We are so passionate about what we do, we need someone to join the team that will join us on our quest to transform the Trade environment with enthusiasm and dynamism.

Innovation: Innovation is not just a buzzword for us it’s a way of life, turning ideas into solutions whilst adding value for our customers.

Trust: We hire the best, with complete trust in their ability and creativity.

Collaboration: We believe that all goals can be achieved through teamwork, and you need to be a great team player and a supportive team member.

Happiness: We believe that happiness is a key component in innovation across our business, you need to bring happiness to this role and your colleagues.

Creativity: We need someone full of ideas and initiation, who can bring ideas to the table and implement it with the best quality.

 

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