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Madison Pearl

Madison Pearl was established in 2015 in Dubai to focus on the financial markets across the Middle East region.

Address: Madison Pearl Ltd. Dubai International Financial Centre 2nd Floor, Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House
PO Box 507099
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Within: 04 560 9100
International: +971 4 560 9100

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Taha Wahid
Consultant - Legal

UAE National Finance Analyst (Accounts Payable) – 3+ years of experience – International Law Firm – Dubai, LegalLegal Services

  • Full-time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted on, 23 April, 2024

Job Descriptions:

This is a rare opportunity with a global law firm’s finance team with responsibility for providing support to the Finance Manager and wider business, whilst assisting with developing and implementing improvements in the firm’s accounting processes. The ideal candidate would have experience working at an international law firm, Big 4 or an MNC covering all aspects of accounts payable operations in line with their firm’s policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Global Shared Service Centre (GSC) colleagues to oversee all aspects of accounts payable operations in line with the firm’s policies and procedures, ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the firm’s general ledger and accounts payable ledger
  • Process payments online on HSBCnet – approve, submit and monitor payments
  • Process vendor invoices in the firm’s Concur system; enter vendor/employee payment information and code documents to the correct office and general ledger account code
  • Audit supporting documents to ensure proper approvals, G/L account coding, and payment support is included before disbursing cash
  • Co-ordinate with all banks, analysing and resolving problems relating to the payment process
  • Reconciliation of the general ledger, balance sheet, supplier and client accounts as required, with support from the GSC
  • Provide input relating to cash flow and bank reconciliations
  • Research and respond to enquiries (internal and external) regarding invoice/cheque status, as well as enquiries that require additional explanation or copies of supporting documentation;
  • Ability to check / guide third party transactions (DHA)
  • Oversee expense reimbursements and corporate card transactions, including monitoring the spend, tracking approvals and reconciling as required;
  • Management of the firm’s petty cash, travel invoices and spend in these areas
  • Support the GSC with payments of professional disbursements and compliance with SRA Accounts Rules
  • Ability to handle inter-company recharges and approvals, ensuring timely posting and reconciliation
  • Ability to handle fixed asset – creating asset/ recording/ reconciliation
  • Ability to record monthly journals and corrections etc. if needed
  • Management of the firm’s benefits administration, including reconciliation and recording of medical and life insurance, support on providing variance headcount reports, and monitoring and reconciliation of pension payments
  • Working with the GSC and central finance team, making suggestions for improvement of all shared services
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required

Key Qualifications:

  • Accountancy degree
  • At least 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Strong preference for Middle East law firm experience, preferably multi-office
  • Experience with SAP Accounting Software
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and SRA Accounts Rules
  • Experience of maintaining confidentiality
  • Strong organisation, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables
  • Able to organize audit and attend to auditors
  • Able to work well with individuals at all levels and a team player
  • Able to work independently and learn new tasks quickly, being able to multi-task
  • Must have a mature, proactive and flexible approach to work
  • Experience in dealing with a demanding workload and proven ability to prioritise

Interested UAE NATIONAL candidates please apply to this advertisement directly or send your CV to taha.wahid@madisonpearl.com

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

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