GL Accountant

  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a global payments technology company working to enable consumers, businesses, banks and governments to use digital currency.We connect consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Job Description


  • Process and maintain accounting records for business units/sub-regional offices and other system interfaces to ensure a high  quality of accounting accuracy, timeliness of reporting and compliance to corporate policies, GAAP, SEC and SOX requirements. 
  • Assist CEMEA Accounting Manager to obtain, review, analyze and communicate financial and non-financial data and reports. 
  • Ensure transactions are captured, recorded, summarized and reported in compliance with policies & procedures, US GAAPs, IFRS,as well as statutory, corporate and tax requirements (as applicable). 
  • Responsible for the financial statement preparation both under US GAAP and Local IFRS 
  • Preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayments,  deferrals and balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • Responsible for the supervision of the fixed assets of CEMEA along with the related depreciation/amortization and reporting schedules for both financial and tax records.
  • Executes the re-measurement analysis from local currency to US currency by adhering to FASB 52 
  • Responsible for the preparation of federal and local taxes along with the required tax reporting deliverables 
  • Manages the cost center certification process for the  multiple cost centers in the region and ensures timely submission to Corporate 
  • Ensures compliance with existing and new accounting  policies for both US GAAP and local IFRS including specific materiality  thresholds used in the region 
  • Reviews and validates the petty cash reimbursements by  ensuring proper segregation of duties. 
  • Responsible for the transfer pricing calculations  Inter Company Settlements. 
  • Assisting GL team in uploading journals and extracts  reports for analysis. 
  • Participation in special projects. Identify any potential financial related risk areas and provide sound recommendations  and solutions to Visa for mitigation of the identified risk. 
  • Handle ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Management
  • Handle the I-Procurement process form Accounting point of view and coordinate with stakeholder 


  • Meet accounting deadlines for monthly, quarterly and   annual financial close.













  • Degree in Accounting.

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA CPA or equivalent)




Additional Information



  • Minimum 3 years of relevant post qualification experience (ideally in a multi-national
    publicly traded company)

  • Excellent  written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast  paced and high volume environment

  • Experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm is required.
  • Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and other related tool
  • Advanced in Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
  • Ability to work well under pressure and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment


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