Vacancy Details

2449 - Accountant (KSA, Riyadh)

Location: KSA
Closing Date 12-Oct-2018
About the Role

To ensure accurate accounting of all school’s financial and asset transactions while maintaining a friendly, professional presence. Make sure that accounting practices meet the highest standard as expected by the School’s financial auditors and compliance with external auditors

 Key Accountabilities:

-Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
-Receive, receipt and account for all school tuition/fee payments; and to accurately report this information to parents, administrators and GEMS Corporate Office where applicable. Alert school administration of default tuition payments and unpaid accounts.
-Maintain accurate records and reconciliation of all accounts to ensure compliance with internal and external audit processes.
-Prepare and distribute monthly personnel payroll and hold for request all vendor service payments.
-Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
-Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
-Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
-Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers / supervisors.

Qualifications and Experience:

Degree in Commerce / Accounting
A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a similar Accounting position
Fluent English and Arabic Communications skills


About Your Benefits
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.