General Accountant

Ras Al Khaimah
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
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The General Accountant is responsible for providing financial support to Hakaya Collection by ensuring integrity of the accounts by recording, verifying, consolidating and entering transactions in the financial books. He/ she is responsible to provide the Finance Manager with financial information required for financial reporting. The General Accountant is responsible to oversee monthly statements, invoicing and provide assistance with monthly management reporting process.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  1. Post daily revenue into the ERP system
  2. Prepare and distribute the daily sales report on a timely basis
  3. Reconcile the daily deposit slip with the daily posting schedules
  4. Match the daily credit card payments to the daily posting schedules to ensure that they are correctly accounted for and are accurately allocated
  5. Update new discounts and any promotions on the system, in a timely and accurate manner
  6. Handle all issues related to the POS system. Ensure that all micros additions, deletions and amendments are captured correctly
  7. Oversee that invoices, monthly statements of account, are dispatched regularly and promptly
  8. Ensure reconciliation of GL and sub-ledgers on a monthly basis
  9. Ensure intercompany accounts are maintained accurately with supporting backup and all transactions are recorded in appropriate accounts
  10. Enter new vendor details in the ERP system for creation of new vendors
  11. Ensure invoices received are recorded in the system as per the Financial Management Policies and Procedures
  12. Preparation of a payment listing based on due invoices from the accounts payable aging report on a bi-monthly basis and submit to the Finance Manager
  13. Analyse variances in revenue and expenses to budget and provide variance report to the Finance Manager
  14. Provide assistance with the monthly management reporting process, annual financial statement reporting process and the annual budgeting process
  15. Prepare and report fixed assets addition, disposal/ write off/ transfer items in the Fixed Asset Register (FAR)

Minimum Qualifications


  1. Undergraduate and/ or Postgraduate degree in Commerce/ Accounting/ Business or related area

Minimum Experience




  1. Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in a similar position
  2. Minimum of 2 years of experience in the Middle Eastern region
  3. Hospitality experience is preferable



Job-Specific Skills




  1. Strong knowledge of IFRS
  2. Analytical skills to identify trends, investigate variances and propose corrective actions
  3. Ability to implement, monitor and test internal controls relating to the revenue cycle of the entity
  4. High level of accuracy and demonstrates attention to detail
  5. Strong technical skills in terms of financial systems (Micros, Sage)
  6. Fluent in English and Arabic (Preferable)