Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Accounts Officer Job Vacancy at United Arab Emirates University

Job Title:        Accounts Officer
Job Ref.:    308230
Job Location:   Al-Ain
Employer:    United Arab Emirates University
Grade:         6
Division:     College of Engineering - (COE)
Department     Dean's Office - (COE)
Category:    Staff
Salary:        AED 7000 to 18000

About UAEU:
Welcome to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.  As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science.  With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world.  The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments.  UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

Job Overview:
Responsible for compiling and analyzing financial information, preparing purchase orders and other accounting statements for a division, college, or department.

Job Duties:
* Performs the financial administration for the unit including budgeting , capital purchases and other finance related activities.
* Ensures that budgets are in line with department objective.
* Prepares purchase orders and executes some purchases.
* Co-ordinates with Finance and Budget department and Contracts and purchase department for any major expense / purchase required.
* Reviews and processes tender applications and prepares contracts and maintenance orders
* Documents revenues and expenditures expected and incurred and submits the same to management
* Handles all finance related queries.
* Prepares monthly reports detailing departments finances, budget account statement purchase statement, and HR Information.
* Prepares Faculty travel requests to conferences which includes (Tickets, per dime, conference registration)
* Arranges College hospitality needs (coffee breaks, lunch, dinner and gifts) and College needs of stationary.
* Arranges hotel reservations for guests/speakers/delegations visiting College from abroad * Reconciles petty cash.
* Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualification    

* Microsoft Office Suite
* Accounting Knowledge
* Proficiency in English
* Knowledge of business systems
* Baccalaureate Degree / Higher Diploma in Accounting, Business or Commerce
* 3-6 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualification:
Male candidate is preferred due to the nature of the job which includes long working hours and outside campus duties.

Deadline Date: 21/05/2014