UAE - Senior Accountant (M/F)

وصف الوظيفة

Description Du Poste

Management process

  • Managing the accounting of Socotec UAE 3 companies
  • Recording all financial transactions of the companies.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information and data to the Financial Controller.
  • Prepare financial reports and dashboards as requested by the Financial Controller and General Manager.
  • Controlling pay roll ensuring salaries are paid monthly.
  • Preplanning payments to suppliers and employees and follow up payments from customers.
  • Making a record of all the financial transactions of the branch.

Fulfilment processes

  • To maintain branch accounting documentation and prepares monthly summaries of the budget monitoring such as regularisations, invoicing, banks reconciliations, productions & payments and clients’ accounts.
  • To prepare the financial statements of the businesses at the end of each financial cycle or the intervals decided by Socotec.
  • To prepare the statistical data regarding the finances of the branch and analysing it on request as well as on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for recording all the accounts payable/receivable with proper details.
  • Responsible for keeping payroll record of the employees with all the relevant details.
  • Work closely with General Manager in order to verify the adequacy of invoices planning and prepares the invoices as per indications given in the contract.
  • To prepare the statement of accounts.
  • To submit suppliers' invoices to be approved by the General Manager.
  • Responsible for following up the receipt of the invoices by the clients, the processing of the invoice in their accountancy department.
  • Responsible for managing cash collection and following the Aged Debt process detailed with the QHSE management system.
  • To ensure the archiving of accounting documents for completed work.
  • To ensure the monthly back-up saving of the accounting data.
  • To check the consistency of the current-accounts and clients-accounts.
  • To manage the file of fixed assets.
  • To prepare various official documents requested by the authorities.

Support processes

  • Make sure that training plans match the upskilling requirements of employees.
  • Organise information exchanges and top-down / bottom-up dialogue.
  • Health and Safety Responsibilities
  • To promote a positive and proactive health and safety culture through leadership and effective management.
  • To comply with Socotec International and client quality, safety and environmental systems and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents, near misses or hazards are immediately reported and relevant paperwork is completed.
  • To work within the team to develop a culture where everyone embraces, upholds and accepts responsibility for a safe workplace, a healthy working life, a sustainable environment and the right and duty to intervene.


The Senior Accountant candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, with 8 years minimum with similar experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Service industry experience is preferred. Experience with Sage is a strong plus.

  • Detail oriented, strong analytical skills and initiative
  • Thorough understanding of accrual based accounting and GAAP
  • Flexible, resourceful and self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple deliverables
  • Effective collaborator with strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to adhere to month-end close timelines
  • Strong Excel skills including Pivot tables and vlookups