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Creation Date: 2017/02/02 08:17:14
Ref. JB1001850305

Department of Education and Knowledge

Senior Accountant (General Lager Experience & Dealing with the External Audit)
Department of Education and Knowledge

Job Description

To develop timely, reliable, accurate and comprehensive financial information and accounts, in accordance with the overall guidelines prescribed by the Department of Finance and Finance Division, to support the Council’s management in their financial decision making processes.


Provide informal professional and technical guidance to Accountants and review their work for accuracy/quality as required;
Prepare financial reports and accounts for the section and ensure that these are integrated with all financial/accounting activities of the Finance Division;
Prepare accounts in compliance with guidelines and standards set by the Department of Finance, the Ministry of Finance and any international accounting standards as appropriate;
Provide information and data to the internal auditors of the Council and external auditors to assist in their work and report preparation;
Provide accurate financial data to the various Council Divisions to assist in business operations;
Manage vendor invoice approval for payments;
Review, enter and validate suppliers’ invoices, scholarship student payments and review payroll summary reports;
Register fixed assets and maintain database to as to capture accurate values at all times;
Value assets against depreciation, record findings in fixed assets register;
Document period end closing and post to GL to reflect all transactions and closing figures;>>
Define contract payment terms and conditions to ensure that ADEC minimizes exposure to risk;
Manage insurance and all other contracts to support risk management activities;
Ensure contract fees are honored/paid and follow up on debtors;

Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Finance
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 7

Company Profile

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.