• University of Sharjah Careers, Accountant, UAE

    University of Sharjah Careers, Accountant, UAE

    Location: Sharjah, UAE

    Job Description

    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.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • 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 Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree/higher diploma

    • Degree in Accounting or Finance.

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an educational institution or large organization.


    • 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 Details

    Company/Organization: University of Sharjah

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: 20 December 2018