May 10, 2018

Travel Accountant Job Opportunities - PAE

  • PAE
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Accounting and Auditing Jobs Banking and Financial Services Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Travel Accountant

Company Name: PAE  

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


About PAE:

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations.  With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure an accurate data with the correct project code, account code and complete description of transaction has been entered on the US bank Platform.
  • Take lead to go over the issues affecting the functioning of the ghost cards (Ex: card getting declined, insufficient funds left on the card).
  • Timely support to audit and billing requirements by ensuring an organized track record of each transaction with all the required documents for all programs
  • Coordinate with Travel team to work through any issues identified during the recon process
  • Ensure that the amount charged by the Service provider is in accordance with what the travel agent has requested to book.
  • Ensure that the amount charged to suspense account is minimal to have timely submission of invoice to customer
  • Ensure that amount charged to suspense account is corrected to respective regular cords by the end of next week following cycle period
  • The Travel Accountant will also submit the ghost card reconciliation file to the program within 5 days from cut-off date of the reconciliation statement.
  • Monthly review of suspense account to ensure that less amount is charged to suspense account so as to have timely submission of invoice to customer and collection of money
  • Ensure for a salary deduction for costs, charged to the ghost card but identified as employee’s responsibility, with the Payroll team and a proper communication done with the concerned employee.
  • Document processes and standard operating procedure


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Travel Accountant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Preference given to candidates with CPA certification
  • Typically has two (2) to five (5) plus years of experience in Accounting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications and working experience with spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of cost controls and performance metrics
  • Ethical– Honesty and Integrity
  • Leadership skills- prior experience leading teams
  • Team work- ability to work well with others; cultural sensitivity
  • Flexibility – willingness to travel and potential re-location to other PAE contract sites
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and propose solutions
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make recommendation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at any given time and rapidly adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability of working with databases and spreadsheets
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Previous experience working with Dynamics, Team Track, or OCONUS is an asset
  • Knowledge of accounting practices including PAE’s disclosed accounting practices
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills

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