Accountant - Whissle

Dubai; UAE
As per Company Standards
21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Job Level

Whissle is a Dubai based full service boutique Luxury & Lifestyle hospitality company founded by Markus Thesleff and Ramzy Abdul-Majeed, who are the co-founders of:

  • the multi-award winning OKKU Luxury Japanese Restaurant and Lounge
  • Riva Beach Club, a standalone Beach Club
  • Sophies an innovative gastro-cafe
  • CLAW; an American Crabshack Concept in Souk Al Bahar
  • Cielo Sky Lounge & Casa de Tapas, located at Dubai Golf on the Creek

We seek an experienced Accountant to join the team and be responsible for specific parts of the business:

  • Revenue; ensures all revenue are properly audited and receipt transactions are properly accounted for and deposited into banks. Reviews summaries, reports and cash up prepared by unit, balancing with POS; process in accounting system
  • Accounts Payable: Process timely arrangements of payments by cheques, bank transfer. Ensures payments are properly supported & authorized. Reviews cheque register, vendor listing, creditors log and reports
  • Prepare tax computations and provisions and ensure payment is done on a timely basis
  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of postings to general ledger and sub-ledgers.
  • Ensures accounts receivable and payable sub-ledgers balance to general ledger.
  • Input payroll allocation in coordination with HR Manager
  • Monitor and input all prepaid
  • Maintain contract summary and act accordingly for renewal date
  • Prepare and post all journal entries including recurring journal entries.
  • Prepare, forward and follow up collection of monthly invoicing and receivable
  • Book fixed assets and maintain register for provision of depreciation and reconciles with general ledger.
  • Reviews general ledger transactions and trial balance abnormalities.
  • Reviews expenses and balance sheet item schedules for completeness and accuracy.
  • Provides analyses and details on expenses
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of balance sheet account and submit to Group Director of Finance for review on a monthly basis
  • Follow up on intercompany transaction, issuing and collecting
  • Any others duties required by Financial Controller or Group Director of Finance

The role will suit a professional with experience working with stand-alone restaurants or independent operators.

All discussions are confidential.