Finance Officer

Emirates Airlines - United Arab Emirates

Job Purpose


To account for and review of financial transactions in an accurate manner for designated area of Corporate Accounts to support timely closure of financial periods.

Job Outline:


Review reconciliations of all ledger accounts to ensure that they are up-to-date and accurate. This would involve follow-up within or outside the section to resolve pending items to ensure that year-end adjustments are kept to the minimum.

Review accounting entries pertaining to Profit and Loss (P&L) accounts by investigating movements in the balances to ensure quality/accuracy of reporting and to ensure that year end adjustments are kept to the minimum.

Check the integrity of interfaces, completeness of data and review of accrual/prepayment journals generated by the system referring any discrepancies/anomalies to immediate supervisor with recommendations for corrective action to ensure monthly closing and quarterly hard closing deadlines are met and accounts display the correct balances.

Maintain accurate, up to date documentation on manual and system process followed in the section as a part of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and user guides. Ensure that changes in procedures are promptly updated and communicated to the team. Identify enhancements and modifications required to improve the processes, present potential enhancements/ modification to team leader for consideration

Assist auditors through investigation of queries raised from financial systems to enable a thorough response to be provided.

Check supporting documentation used for updating masters in the financial systems and approve the same to facilitate auto accounting and staff recoveries.

Co-ordinate with IT in raising system issues relating to finance through ITSC and follow-up to resolution. Ensure enhancements and developments to the financial systems such as auto-reconciliation are tested by going through a process of Unit testing, Interface testing, Integration testing in multiple rounds to identify software bugs.

Conduct user training based on SOP and user guide content to familiarise end user with newly developed systems.


Qualifications & Experience


Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent). Preferably a qualified accountant.

Minimum 3 years experience relevant experience in Finance and Accounting

 Knowledge/skills: Proficient with the use of MS Office specifically Excel Analytical skills regarding financial statements and reports 

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