Vacancy

Treasury Accountant

 

Location: Dubai, UAE

Department: Finance

Reports To: Treasury Manager

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Treasury Accountant is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling all aspects of the treasury function. This includes, but is not limited to, administrative duties involving the development and maintenance of treasury systems, internal controls and records, and the supervision of the day-to-day treasury processing operations and related accounting entries within an automated systems environment.

 

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Management of all bank accounts in region

Bank’s point of contact across the region for all queries

Management of corporate mandates including KYC, board resolutions, control and access to accounts

Ensuring the business holds accounts in all the relevant trading currencies

Managing the credit cards – access, payments, authorization mandates and posting entries to the ledger

Timely payments to all contractors across the region including WPS, advances and expenses

Minimize bank charges and banking related costs through provision of cost effective solutions

Liaising with payroll to ensure timely submission of timesheets and payroll reports

Follow up to ensure payments received on time by contractors

Requesting funds from Central to cover financing shortfalls in region

Trading currencies as and when required to ensure sufficient funds are held in the correct currency

Arranging in country financing with third parties

Optimizing cash position in region

All aspects of accounts payable management – filing supplier agreements, recording supplier invoices, paying suppliers and posting relevant accounting entries

Understand VAT and WHT treatment across the region

Monthly cash & bank reconciliations, posting to the ledger and closing per month end deadlines

Weekly cash flow forecast reporting to Group using STCF (Short Term Cash Flow) model

Liaising with various departments to accurately record forecasted cash outflows and inflows

Local point of contact for Central Treasury team in the UK

Support to Treasury Manager and Regional FC for ad-hoc tasks

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

5+ years in accounting and treasury experience

Experience with Tempest and Microsoft Office preferred

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or equivalent preferred

English and Arabic (preferred) speaker

Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers

Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic and detail orientated

Able to adhere to tight deadlines

 

BEHAVIOURAL CHARACTERISTICS

Effective written and verbal communication skills with all stakeholders (internal & external).

Results orientated. Consistent adherence to deadlines and exceeding management expectations

Ability to prioritize key/high risk tasks

Ability to work under pressure and to achieve deadlines

Numerical ability and data entry skills

Considers and shows respect for opinions, circumstances and feelings of colleagues, clients and contractors

Advance level of exposure to excel

Respect the nature and sensitivity of the job by adhering to the confidentiality agreement.

Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

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To apply, share your CV to manasa@smythandbradshaw.com

 

If you do not hear from us within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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Position Treasury Accountant
Industry Finance
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The date of the position 17.09.2018
Consultants: Manasa
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