Branch Accountant | Trading Enterprises | Sharjah
- Post Date:17th October 2018
- Career Level OthersExperience 2-5 Years
Location: Sharjah, AE
Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.
As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.
About the Job:
Trading Enterprises is currently looking for an experienced Branch Accountant to join our team in Sharjah. As the Branch Accountant, you will provide retail finance support to the Branch Manager and constantly coordinate with branch team for compliance of policies and procedures. You will have a functional reporting relationship with the Business Unit Finance Manager on budget and performance measurement, overall financial control and audit compliance.
Specifically, your key responsibilities are as follows:
Supporting branch management and Business Unit Finance Manager on preparation of budget, performance summary and review of variance analysis
Reviewing of daily collection and deposit of cash and cheques and validate excess/short collection
Supporting in review of retail KPI trends and improvement plans with branch management and Business Unit Finance Manager
Ensuring all documentation is complete as per company procedures for all finance/ cash/ credit/ inter and intra company deals
Checking and validating all agreed check list before confirming passport release of branch staff
Review with the Retail/ Fleet Management on overdue and collection on periodical basis and provide status reports
Processing refunds within the sub-delegated authority/documentation and facilitate refund process for beyond authority levels
Ensuring stock controllers adhere to standard documentation and procedures with regard to goods receipts and goods issues of stock and stock-in-transit and verify demo/display/damaged stock management on a regular basis
Reviewing periodical physical inventory and reconciliation to ensure physical stocks match with the system stocks
The ideal candidate will possess a Degree in Accounting. Professional accounting qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CMA etc. are desirable but not essential. You must have 3 years’ experience in General Accounting, previous working experience in MIS/ Management Accounting is a definite advantage.
You will have high degrees of numeracy, high level of excel usage and familiarity with other MS Office products. Prior experience on ERP preferably SAP is a definite advantage! You should have the ability to work well in a team and to communicate at middle management levels. Excellent English skills, both written and verbal are essential. Excellent with time management and with an auditing mind.