Accounts Payable Officer at Nord Anglia International School Dubai - Jobs for women in Dubai - Dubai

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with 78 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 70,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

Our philosophy for education rests on the 4 pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a 21st Century, personalised, learning experience for all students.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.

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About Nord Anglia International School Dubai

NAS Dubai is a purpose built ‘flagship school’ generously resourced with an enrolment touching 2222.Our curriculum is based upon the legacy of the English National Curriculum adapted to the local environment leading up to GCSE and on to the IB Diploma programme, and A Levels introduced this year. Our GCSE pass rate is a 100% overall pass with 48% A* and 97% of 5 or above and a 39.4-point IB average points score with 40% achieving more than 54% points and one with a perfect 45!

The culture of the school is one of interest and care where learning is personalised to meet individual needs. The annual inspection judgments are ‘very good’ and ‘outstanding’ throughout.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 78 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London

About the role

Maintain an effective system to track Accounts Payable for effective cash flow management Assist the Head of Finance in actively managing the school’s cash flow to maximize efficiencies and aid school cash management. To review and determine all payments due and to submit payment requests and disbursement schedule to the Head of Finance for review and signature prior to payment. Ensure that a purchase order process is implemented and adhered to by all members of staff. To prepare monthly accruals for goods and services received, but not invoiced as well as for any major commitments. To ensure all invoices submitted for payment have necessary approvals and signed PO’s in accordance with authorization limits. To obtain, date-stamp, file and process all approved invoices correctly against the allocated budgets To produce financial and ageing reports for the Head of Finance. To check all petty cash vouchers for validity and accuracy and to process for payment. Ensure the petty cash vouchers are recorded in the system timely and accurately. Reconcile the bank posting daily in an accurate manner. Review and submit staff expenses on a monthly basis. To assist in month-end closing of Accounts Payables. To prepare and follow up on some of the balance sheet schedules as instructed. Assisting with processing of VAT returns to local tax authorities. Provide a summary of the ageing report required by the Head of Finance to prepare reports and arrange payments. Ensure proper accounting and financial records and systems are maintained. To ensure effective internal controls and implement new procedures as necessary. Cooperate and assist in reconciling the month-end inventory book balances to actual physical counts. To liaise with external auditors and tax advisors regarding the statutory accounts and other statutory returns. Ensure you keep up to date with the latest accounting and tax regulations within the United Arab Emirates and internationally. Liaise with budget holders on a regular basis to ensure that they are aware of their budgets and what they have spent to date. Develop internal management reports to aid the Head of Finance in advising budget holders in the management of their individual budgets

About you

To be considered for this position, you must be:

Educated to Degree or its equivalent 5-7 years and above experience with proven ability in an accounting role with VAT experience essential Well versed with IFRS and general accounting procedures Advanced experience in accountancy software products such as MS Navision, and MS Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint The ability to work to tight deadlines, and the ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy Past experience in school environment is desirable Excellent communication skills to negotiate with external stakeholders on commercial contracts and transactions Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with non-finance members as well as finance members of school and regional team High levels of personal integrity Excellent organisational and time-management skills Ability to work under pressure and remain calm Self-motivated and enthusiastic Ability to work independently Adaptability

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 15th July 2022. Early applications are appreciated and would be considered for early interviews.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews, that will take place at the Nord Anglia International School Dubai.

To apply for this role, please click on the below link:

Accounts Payable Officer

This is a full-time position, starting from 1st August 2022. Remuneration is competitive and it includes visa provision.

At Nord Anglia Education, we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. All post holders are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

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