Accounting Associate (Lebanon/Dubai)

Job description

We are looking for a bright, motivated and detailed-oriented Accounting Associate - Accounts Receivables. The role will report to the Director of Finance and Operations and will manage the accounts receivable cycle of AstroLabs across all its business units.

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Key responsibilities

Invoicing Cycle

  • Ensure the complete, accurate and timely issue of invoices across the organisation
  • Accurately update and maintain the underlying financial system to ensure correct invoicing
  • Ensure correct VAT treatment has been used and all invoices accurately recorded in our financial accounting system

Cash Collection

  • Lead on the cash collection process across all business units
  • Successfully meet cash collection targets
  • Monitor and regularly follow up on outstanding debt
  • Ensure timely process of all instalment payments, following up on outstanding balances to ensure payment is received

Finance point of contact

  • Monitor the finance mailbox and be first point of contact for all finance related queries
  • Support customers with invoicing or billing queries, ensuring a smooth and timely cash flow cycle

Weekly and Monthly reporting

  • Deliver high quality and accurate periodic reporting
  • Deliver high quality ad-hoc reports to key stakeholders across the organisation

Control Environment

  • Ensure robust financial process and controls, constantly looking to improve the environment
  • Correspond with various internal stakeholders to ensure finance controls and procedures are being followed and accurate financial records are being maintained

    Job requirements

    • Meticulous attention to detail a must
    • Impeccable organisational skills a must
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and persuasive skills
    • Solid understanding of financial and accounting principles
    • Advanced proficiency in Excel
    • Familiarity with accounting and finance software. Knowledge of Nexudus and Xero is a plus