PROJECT ACCOUNTANT Reporting to: Finance Director

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-orientated Project Accountant to join our Finance Team based in Dubai. This exciting new role will support the finance related activities in the project life cycle. Key tasks include analysing large volumes of data and disseminating into meaningful reports to support management decision making. Key stakeholders include project owners, operations directors and senior management.

Based in Dubai


  • Create and manage project set up in the Project Management and Finance systems
  • Analyse timesheet data, ensuring accurate and complete entries, rectifying any anomalies or incorrectly coded entries in preparation for month end
  • Work closely with the project owner & Operations Director to resolve issues, driving best practice across the Agency
  • Extract and post the journal entries for timesheet hours into the Finance System for month end close, to the respective project codes
  • Analyse & report non-billable timesheet entries
  • Collate and track client contracts ensuring any working at risk is approved and followed up promptly for the respective documentation
  • Manage the full AR process including generating estimates and raising invoices to clients (& uploading on portals as necessary), with the support of the Finance Assistant
  • Ensure accurate and timely invoicing in line with contracts and tax laws to maximize net cash flows
  • Prepare actual vs budget/forecast analysis for project leads and senior management as required
  • Generate bi-monthly receivables reports and monthly project profitability reports
  • Assist with audits, month end reporting, VAT submission and financial analysis as required

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Degree in accounting, finance or related
  • Working towards or qualified CIMA, ACCA, CMA, CPA, CA or equivalent qualification
  • General knowledge of VAT & WHT in UAE/KSA
  • Advanced Excel ability is a must
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Experience with accounting software QuickBooks would be advantageous
  • Experience with a Project Management system such as would be beneficial


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