Senior Regional Accountant

Company: Stantec Consulting

Work sector: Consulting

Job location: Dubai United Arab Emirates

Career Level: Middle Management (Staff Supervisor)


Stantec Dubai is currently seeking a Senior Regional Accountant to join our team in Dubai.

Key Tasks and Duties include:

  • Booking expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries and chasing for approvals.

  • Payment of vendors, scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies.

  • Receiving, verifying and Booking employee expense reports.

  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.

  • Preparing monthly Cash flows

  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.

  • Reports VAT by calculating requirements on paid invoices.

  • Preparation of External Invoices and Postings.

  • Attending Vendor calls and resolving queries.

  • Assisting in the Internal and External Audit Process.

  • Manage full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.

  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations

  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.

  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.

  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to HQ.

  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries

  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.

  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.

  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.

  • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy

  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns

  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives


Senior Regional Accountant


  • Accounts Payable specialist – good understanding of FX Revaluations

  • Navision Experience an advantage

  • Experience with reviewing expense claims and posting.

  • Accounts receivable expert – Dealt with contractors/Government organizations

  • Advanced Excel User

  • Senior Management reporting experience, would be a plus.

  • Well organized and detail oriented.

  • Quick Learner

  • Has demonstrated working under pressure in previous role.

  • Bachelors degree from an internally recognized university

  • Minimum 5-10 years of work experience in finance

  • Internationally recognized accreditation is preferred

Job Category:

Accounting, Accounting Finance


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