Our is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Lead Accounting Assistant to join our Accounting team in Dubai,UAE. This position provides accounting support to the Community Accounting Department and must be flexible and able to accept various duties from day to day. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Responsible for coordinating and leading the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable.Reviews, analyzes and verifies reports and documents for accuracy.Assist with the coordination of the day to day activities of the Community Accounting Assistants.Ensure that communities’ duties have trained backup coverage.
•Identify process improvement initiatives, define standards for existing procedures, and assist in developing standards for new procedures.Recommends or participates in the development of new procedures and polices related to accounts payable and accounts receivable operations.
•Perform periodic reviews of accounts payable and accounts receivable records to ensure accuracy and proper processes and procedures are followed.
•Assists with Oracle system updates and performs necessary testing to verify updates are working properly in business group.
•Provide training and development to accounting assistant staff, as needed.Participates and provides input on interviews and employee performance management.
•Provide training and development to Business Office Managers and community staff, as needed.
•Responsible for vendor setup and 1099 reporting process.
•Assist with client inquires including accounts payable and accounts receivable questions from the clients.Prepare various accounts payable and accounts receivable reports for clients and management.
•Responsible for assisting with onboarding new business which includes conversions and setup of accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Experience and Qualifications
•Associate degree in accounting and 5 years of related experience is preferred.
•Experience with Oracle and Yardi systems is preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
•Proficient with Microsoft office (Excel, Power Point and Word), and computer knowledge and/or experience.
•Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality with sensitive information.
•Strong problem solving skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
•Ability to adapt to a fast paced, changing work environment and respond well under stress to ensure all deadlines are met.
•Ability to effectively lead the work activities of others.Excellent communication and customer service skills required.
•Flexibility to work additional hours when needed or to provide support to staff.
Compensation will be competitive determined by experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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