Mar 12, 2018

GL Accountant Jobs - VISA

  • Visa Inc.
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Accounting and Auditing Jobs Banking and Financial Services Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  GL Accountant

Company Name: VISA

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The GL Accountant will process and maintain accounting records for business units/sub-regional offices and other system interfaces to ensure a high  quality of accounting accuracy, timeliness of reporting and compliance to corporate policies, GAAP, SEC and SOX requirements.
  • Assist CEMEA Accounting Manager to obtain, review, analyze and communicate financial and non-financial data and reports.
  • Ensure transactions are captured, recorded, summarized and reported in compliance with policies & procedures, US GAAPs, IFRS,as well as statutory, corporate and tax requirements (as applicable).
  • Responsible for the financial statement preparation both under US GAAP and Local IFRS
  • Preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayments,  deferrals and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Responsible for the supervision of the fixed assets of CEMEA along with the related depreciation/amortization and reporting schedules for both financial and tax records.
  • Executes the re-measurement analysis from local currency to US currency by adhering to FASB 52
  • Responsible for the preparation of federal and local taxes along with the required tax reporting deliverables
  • Manages the cost center certification process for the multiple cost centers in the region and ensures timely submission to Corporate
  • Ensures compliance with existing and new accounting policies for both US GAAP and local IFRS including specific materiality  thresholds used in the region
  • Reviews and validates the petty cash reimbursements by ensuring proper segregation of duties.
  • Responsible for the transfer pricing calculations  Inter Company Settlements.
  • Assisting GL team in uploading journals and extracts  reports for analysis.
  • Participation in special projects. Identify any potential financial related risk areas and provide sound recommendations  and solutions to Visa for mitigation of the identified risk.
  • Handle ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Management
  • Handle the I-Procurement process form Accounting point of view and coordinate with stakeholder
  • Meet accounting deadlines for monthly, quarterly and   annual financial close.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Accounting.
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA CPA or equivalent)
  • Three years of relevant post qualification experience (ideally in a multi-national
  • publicly traded company)
  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast  paced and high volume environment
  • Experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm is required.
  • Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and other related tool
  • Advanced in Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
  • Ability to work well under pressure and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

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