Vacancy Details

5621 - Assistant Accountant

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi
Closing Date 12-Feb-2020
About the Role

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is looking for an experienced and committed assistant accountant to support the Accounts Manager in ensuring the accurate accounting of the school's financial transactions.

This is an administrative position reporting to the Accounts Manager and entails the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Receive, receipt and account for all school tuition / fee payments and accurately report this information to the Accounts Manager and management company / owners are required.
  • Maintain accurate records and reconciliation of all accounts to ensure compliance with internal and external audit process.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of monthly personnel payroll
  • Assist in both the internal and external audit processes
  • Hold for request all vendor service payment.
About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
Competitive tax free salary, free schooling for one child, UAE employment visa, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity



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 the School
The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is a continuation of the success and reputation of The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls, which was established in 2000 to fulfil the vision of the Late President, H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. As an inclusive school, SZPAB currently provides the highest quality of holistic education and development for boys and girls from KG1 – Grade 3, and boys only from Grades 4–7 with plans for natural growth up to Grade 12 in consecutive years. Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is an American Curriculum school, with a strong Arabic and Islamic approach, with emphasis on local culture and awareness and with programs such as UAE National Studies and My Identity. Maintaining an appreciation for the UAE's international community and world at large, the school’s vision aims to secure the future of the UAE by providing strong community role-models who understand their heritage and traditions and are also equipped with the skills and life-long learning dispositions necessary to embrace the challenges of tomorrow and to take on leading roles. Our aim is summed up in the school’s motto: Honoring the past. Educating for the future We achieve this at SZPAB by providing a superb American curriculum that ensures that all students are able to make the most of their talents and abilities. To support this aim we benefit from a ‘state of the art school’ with all the innovation and facilities one would expect from a leading school in the 21st century; excellent extra-curricular opportunities and a faculty of teachers and support staff that are of the highest quality. The Late President, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is quoted as saying ‘Education is like a lantern that lights up your way in a dark alley’. That is exactly what will happen in our school.
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
2. Passport-size photograph
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.