Job Summary: The Junior Accountant will provide support as an intern to the main business division of the finance department. The role will include assistance with day to day transactional processing in to the key systems operated by the company, along with ad hoc reporting requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare weekly/monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and ensure timely follow up on unallocated/unreconciled items.
Provide processing support to the accounts receivable and accounts payable staff.
Ensure that Delegations of Authority are being followed for cash outflows and report exceptions.
Post journal entries to ensure that all relevant transactions are recorded.
Update financial data and documentation on a timely basis in to the key systems used to ensure that information is well tracked and available.
Assist the team with the preparation of monthly closing requirements adhering to deadlines.
Assist with analysis of actuals vs budget and prior years.
Scope will likely include elements of Project Accounting, Cost Control and Internal Audit further in to the role to give the candidate an understanding of a wide range of accounting functions.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Junior Accountant Internship should be a fresh graduate or close to completing a Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting/Finance specialty).
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Excellent verbal and written English.
Must have an interest in Commercial Operations.
Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times.
Have a professional and friendly manner.
Be an effective verbal and written communicator.
Have a flexible and positive attitude.
Work effectively in a team with reliability.
Have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Handle routine processing of a wide range and high volume of documents while consistently maintaining attention to detail.
Be excellent with numbers and have an acumen for analysis.
NB: This is a 1 year (flexible) internship with an offered stipend of AED. 1,500 per month
The First Group is a British-owned and internationally acclaimed property developer based in Dubai, UAE. We have earned a reputation as one of the premier private property developers, both locally in Dubai and throughout the region. Meticulous research and an entrepreneurial spirit led us to specialize in the highly profitable world of hotel investments. We have made it our business to build iconic hotels, offering individual investors the opportunity to profit from purchasing hotel rooms and suites. We back up our success with a list of International Property awards along with strategic partnerships with companies such as Wyndham Hotel group, Millennium Hotels, Emirates Airlines and Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts.