School Accountant Kent College Dubai Abu Dhabi

Kent College Dubai

Aldar Education is currently seeking a School Accountant for Kent College Dubai Abu Dhabi to support their growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE. This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group. This is a mid-level (Full time) position, and the salary range for this role is 6000 AED – 15000 AED.

Responsibilities of School Accountant

Specific Duties

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate closing for books of accounts.
  • Maintain accurate P&L and Balance sheet accounts.
  • Budget control for opex and capex and submit the report on a monthly basis.
  • Support Assistant Finance Manager, Group Financial Reporting with required data and analysis for HQ entities.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Review PRs for HQ entities in Oracle.
  • Manage day to day finance operations of HQ entities.
  • Prepare journal entries, review with the Assistant Manager, Group Financial Reporting and post in ERP.
  • Close the books of accounts as per the group timeline and post appropriate reviews with the Group Finance team.
  • Prepare Budget vs. actual CAPEX for HQ entities and report on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare shared services cost allocation and provide necessary details to AA/ADNOC/Charter team to incorporate the same before closing the books.
  • Preparation of monthly MIS along with variance analysis for HQ entities and report to the Group Finance team.
  • Preparation of monthly Hyperion reports and quarterly reports to Aldar Properties.
  • Prepare Balance sheet schedules for assigned entities and ensure to maintain accurate GL balances.
  • Review balance sheet accounts periodically with Asst. Finance Manager, list out key action plans with responsibility and timeline to improve the quality of GL balances.
  • Support Assistant Finance Manager, Group Financial Reporting with required data and analysis for HQ entities.
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities for HQ entities.
  • Handle internal and external audit queries, provide supporting documents and resolve all audit queries within the timeline.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as and when required to support business requirements for HQ entities.
  • Initiate process improvement wherever possible to achieve financial excellence.

Job Requirements of School Accountant

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Minimum Experience  

  • 5+ Years’ experience in finance function.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and hands on experience in MS Office presentations and other reporting tools.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and hands on experience in MS Office presentations.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Fluent English communication skills, written and oral.
  • Attention to detail with diligent follow up, and able to execute in a timely manner.
  • Skilled in multi tasking and handling pressure.
  • Advanced Excel skills with proven financial modelling experience.
  • Proficient in accounting software.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with business functions in order to collect input required for analysis.
  • Ability to manage a team.
  • Ability to be detail focused when required whilst maintaining sight of the big picture.
  • Deadline oriented and take ownership of work.
  • Organizational ability, of self and others.
  • Forethought and forward planning.
  • Capable of influencing people and talented in networking with cultural sensitivity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

School Accountant Aldar Education Abu Dhabi

School Registrar Kent College Dubai Abu Dhabi

Admissions Manager Kent College Dubai Abu Dhabi

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