Job Details
Posting Date
11/12/2018 Expiry Date 20/12/2018 Job Reference Number: 1206-2018-12-11T13:15:37
Accountant
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Financial Control and Operations
Job Purpose

The Expense Control Accountant will be responsible to:

  • Process expenditures with the fullest attention to detail in order to ensure they are in accordance with Policies & Procedures and IFRS.
  • Communicate effectively and provide a prompt, accurate, professional and courteous customer service to all UOS Vendors, Colleges and Centers, including Faculty, Staff and Students.
Main accountabilities & expectations

Although not exclusively, the duties of the Expense Control Accountant include:

  • Receive invoices from vendors and matching these to the purchase orders made. Including review of invoices to ensure that they are VAT compliant.
  • Confirm that all items are received and properly invoiced.
  • Review all purchase requests for proper documentation including technical reports to issue payment.
  • Handling the University's cheque disbursement and fund transfer requests using the Banner System in accordance with the University Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinate with faculty, staff, students and different departments, such as Purchasing to resolve issues related to payments
  • Communicate with vendors regarding their payment.
  • Review invoice queue to ensure that payments are prioritized based on the approved credit periods.
  • Perform account reconciliations for suppliers on a periodic basis; troubleshoot and analyze discrepancies.
  • Monitoring and maintaining email communications with Vendors, University Units, Faculty and Staff.
  • Maintaining financial information, files, and records for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established polices and regulatory guidelines.​
Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an educational institution or large organization.
Job Location University of Sharjah (Main) , University of Sharjah (Main),
Competencies
  • Detail-oriented individual who can focus on individual tasks until they are completed.
  • Perceptive communicator with the capacity to engage, compel and liaise with colleagues and suppliers.
  • Being adaptable and flexible to challenge conventional ways of working and learn new and more efficient ways. Eager to learn and grow and contribute best to the University.
  • Good team player, working independently as well as working effectively with others to achieve common goals. 
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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