Job Details

Accountant
Posted 32 days ago

General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE; additionally, it is accredited by the U.S. regional accreditation association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university.  AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.

Job Purpose

The role of the Accountant involves the daily functions of Accounting and Finance (Book Keeping, Banking, Payables, Receivables, Budgeting, and Reporting). The Accountant also will receive and check the requests from other Schools/ Offices/ Departments and check its accuracy & alignment to AURAK/Office of Finance policies & procedures.

Minimum Qualification and Education

Bachelors in Accounting with not less than 3 years of experience

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • IT skills

Knowledge in Accounting Software

Microsoft – Office Suite

  • Customer service excellence
  • Positive attitude
  • Effective  and clear communication

Work Experience

  • Function specific experience: Accountant 
  • Industry related experience: Education Sector
  • Years of experience: 3 years of experience

Language proficiency required

  • Verbal communication/ Language skills

Essential: English

Desirable: Other Language is an advantage

  • Written communication skills

Essential: English

Desirable: Other Language is an advantage

Competencies

  • Service Excellence-
  • Professional Ethics and Integrity-
  • Problem-solving-
  • Time Management-
  • Teamwork-

Reporting line

Manager of the Office of Finance

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