• Intercompany Accountant

    Location AE-Dubai
    Requisition ID
    2019-12072
    Business Area
    Global Shared Services
    Category/Discipline
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    With the purpose of conducting a standardized, high quality and cost –efficient support function, GSS finance is organizing into larger regional supporting centres. These centralized hubs, together with the next generation finance (NGF) project and legal entity efficiency program (LEEP) will all come into play to deliver significant benefits to the organization by improving quality efficiency, compliance and improving the competence of our resources. In this way GSS will better support DNV GL’s business areas in meeting their strategic goals.

     

    The GSS finance regional centre in Dubai (UAE) supports all business areas in the middle east and Africa region. The regional shared service centre is looking for an Intercompany accountant with strong technical skills, a customer centric mindset, self-motivated with positive and can do attitude to be part of this great team. As Intercompany accountant, you will be processing intercompany recharges, intercompany reconciliations, IC dispute resolutions etc. This position is vital for the company and is in our Dubai, UAE office. Your sharp judgment, accounting experience, computer skills, organization and superior communication skills will all come into play in this dynamic role. The successful candidate must demonstrate a positive attitude, and the willingness to go the extra mile to meet organisational goals.

     

    Main Responsibilities

     

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    • Reconciliation of Intercompany balances for the Middle East and Africa Entities within deadlines
    • Raise intercompany recharge invoices to intercompany partners monthly before the internal invoicing cut off
    • Resolve intercompany open issues based on the reconciliations performed
    • Monthly follow-up for settlement of intercompany receivables from global counterparts
    • Monthly analysis of Intercompany AP/AR trends and deviation report
    • Ensure that Intercompany AP invoices returned in Basware are communicated with counterparts on items needing action
    • Review bank reconciliations to ensure prompt allocation of Intercompany receipts and payments
    • Identify and support process improvement opportunities for the intercompany activities for efficiency
    • Participation in a variety of adhoc finance department projects for GSS Finance Middle east and Africa group
    • Other tasks as assigned by Finance manager from time to time

    Position Qualifications

    Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    • Good knowledge of Intercompany accounting process
    • Minimum five years’ experience in accounting, knowledge of finance processes like accounts payable, intercompany. General ledger knowledge will be a plus.
    • Experience with a Shared Service organisation preferred
    • Knowledge of ERP systems. Oracle knowledge will be a plus.

    FUNDAMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Appropriate handling of confidential information always
    • Advanced Microsoft excel skills
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Energetic and approachable fostering positive atmosphere
    • Solution oriented, willing to take initiative to solve problems
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
    • Attentive to detail and deadlines
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Proven ability to learn and understand new software/accounting systems

    Additional Information:

     

    Hours

    • 40 hours per week, Sunday – Thursday. Hours are flexible, with starting times between 8.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m. The working day is 8 hours, excluding lunch break.

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Able to sit for long periods of time; most of the functions of this job performed at a desk.
    • Repetitive tasks, typing, sitting and interacting with computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) most of the day.
    • Working in an indoor, environmentally controlled environment
    • The ability to occasionally lift 20 lbs.

     

    Travel

    • Irregular travel of up to 5% of the time required

     

    Disclaimer

     

    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

     

    In no event shall the job description be construed to represent a contract of employment. The Company maintains “at-will” employment, where either party is free to dissolve the relationship at any time.

     

    DNV GL is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the work place.

    Company & Business Area Description

     

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

     

    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

     

    The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.

     

    GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.

     

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