AF23557 - Accountant - UAE | Orient

Department: Insurance
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 10-Jun-2016
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

About the business:

Orient Insurance PJSC an Al-Futtaim group company, is a UAE based insurance company headquartered in Dubai. The company is currently present in seven countries in the Middle East and South East Asia.

Orient has an "A" rating from both Standard and Poor's and A.M. Best. The company is also accredited with ISO 9001 Quality Management Certification.  Orient is founded on a well-structured transparent corporate culture, highly professional standards, clear strategy and employee engagement.

About the job:

For this role, the duties and responsibilities are as follows:  

  • Familiarize self with all credit control, accounting, company procedures ensuring that these are strictly adhered to.
  • Ensure customers pay within their agreed payment terms, chasing payments if necessary, as per the company’s debt collection procedure.
  • Deal effectively and on a daily basis with ‘overdue balances’ and visit customers / brokers when necessary
  • Effectively deal with customer account queries / complaints, including liaising with other departments, to ensure they are brought to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • To ensure all customer queries are logged and recorded in to the system.
  • Effective and timely reconciliation of customer accounts.
  • Dealing professionally with customers / brokers.
  • Dealing professionally on the phone with customers.
About you:
  • Basic Degree in accounting
  • Experience in receivable management, collection
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.