Saturday , May 25 2024

British Council Careers – Accountants In UAE

British Council Egypt

Job Description

British Council Egypt is currently recruiting for an Accountant who will be responsible for supporting the end to end accounting process in the country, including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies. This is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process which is a key function in the new organisational structure emerging from the Financial Transparency recommendations

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with treasury policy
  • Complete Travel & Expenses audits as per policy addressing issues in a promptly manner
  • Support the income reconciliation process by extracting relevant reports
  • Maintain financial records as per corporate policy and internal audit
  • Calculate Social Insurance, where applicable, and prepare payments
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of customers refund process
  • Control Reimbursement of Operational Entitlements for UKA staff
  • Complete all financial tasks required for the financial year-end pre-closing steps and provide support as required for the financial year-end closing steps
  • Control staff loans and advances on SAP and report offline month to month reconciliation
  • Support the team with end-to-end financial activities with tight deadlines
  • Calculate monthly terminal gratuity (TG) provision and quarterly record on SAP; keep TG GLs up to date on SAP and matching offline sheets
  • Prepare monthly local staff salaries calculation; report month to month reconciliation
  • Prepare final payments for leaving staff and ensure no unsettled commitments or eligibilities between the employee and the council or between the council and the bank
  • Complete all financial tasks required for the financial month-end pre-closing steps and provide support as required for the financial month-end closing steps
  • Provide Senior Accountant with the forecasted cash outflow related to payroll payments
  • Ensure proper coding of the staff salaries to the correct WBS
  • Assist with reconciliation of all relevant accounts and ensure that this is completed to corporate standards
  • Assist Senior Accountant / Financial Controller with provision of information to internal / external auditors
  • Provide support as required on accounting transactions and adjustments (accruals, deferrals and provisions), including Intercompany accounting
  • Ensure consistent and robust accounting processes is followed in line with corporate policies
  • Check overtime and TOIL claims in line with TACOS (local terms and conditions) and policy
    Reconcile SAP payroll charges with HR on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of cash collection process
  • Assist in the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Assist Senior Accountant with preparation of local Tax submissions and other statutory returns
  • Provide support as required with manual journals and off-system payments requests ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant policies

Job Requirments

  • Proven accounting experience
  • Degree level education
  • Fluency in written and spoken English Level B1
  • Post holder must be eligible to work in Egypt

Job Details

Company:British Council Egypt

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location:Cairo, Egypt

Application Deadline: N/A