Senior Specialist Accountant Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Accounting & Finance   Abu Dhabi   62 views Reference: 37213
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Key Responsibilities/Duties

Strategy and Planning

Assist in the development, implementation, and update of the section related policy, procedures manual, delegation of authority, systems user manuals, and standard forms, and ensure alignment with SAI’s overall policies and procedures.

Assist in the development, implementation, and update of the section’s strategic, budget and procurement, and operational plans, ensuring alignment with the department and sector’s strategy and objectives, and SAI’s mission and vision.

Ensure to meet individual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Operations (with sub-headings)


Implement procedures for organizing SAI’s accounts and accounting records, and related powers and responsibilities including accounting processes and controls.

Assist in the maintenance of an automated accounting system and chart of accounts, applying adequate backup and control procedures in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

Carry out monthly, quarterly and annual year- end process such as accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger, payroll and utilities, treasury, budgeting, petty cash forecasting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital assets reconciliations, fixed asset to ensure the accurate accounting of all transactions.

Carry out the reconciliation of all bank accounts in order to ensure that all banking transactions are accurate and consistent with factual transactions as recorded in the book of accounts and variations are eliminated.

Prepare financial information and reports to ensure that the requirements of internal and external auditors are met for audit purposes.

Maintain and monitor all accounting documents for easy accessibility of information and to facilitate subsequent reference or audit checks.

Assist in processing the third party accounts payables in order to ensure proper payments are made in line with the agreed payment schedules and credit terms.

Maintain all payables records and reports u ensuring adherence to the payables policies of the Authority so that all relevant procedural requirements are met and that adequate controls and checks are maintained.

Cross-check invoices received from suppliers and third vendors against the respective functions of the Authority and ensures that all necessary approvals have been obtained prior to releasing any payments.

Verify all monthly payables transactions to ensure that they are recorded and accurately accounted for.

Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to the relevant vendors and ensure accurate payment transactions are done.

Maintains all receipts and payment vouchers to ensure all transactions are recorded and information are accessible for audit purposes.

Monitor and keep record of SAI’s administrative and operational expenses and personnel expenses, including payments to vendors as per the SAI’s policies and procedures.


Monitor and keep record of cash flow and petty cash transactions for SAI’s organizational units and conduct account settlements and ensure that transactions are accurately recorded.

Generate reports on all payments made and accounts payable book-keeping to highlight deviations.

Conduct transactions using petty cash, and credit cards in line with SAI policies, procedures and guidelines.

Monitor all leases, contracts and other financial commitments coordination with procurement department to ensure timely processing payments.

Company Description
Our Mission
At the UAE Accountability Authority (UAEAA), we are custodians of more than just accounts; we are guardians of the future. Upholding transparency, integrity, and excellence, we navigate the forefront of the industry as pioneers. Our mission is twofold: to bolster financial precision and accountability, and by doing so, protect public funds which are the bedrock for future generations. We strive to secure a stable and reliable economic landscape that serves both businesses and individuals, ensuring that today's resources are preserved and utilized for tomorrow's prosperity.
Our Culture
Our doors open to a world where professionalism meets passion. We believe in fostering a culture where every team member feels valued and inspired to reach their full potential. Here, your voice matters, your work has impact, and your growth is our priority.