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Junior Accountant (Payable) - Riyadh

Ref: 472 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 May 2024

Gulf Education is seeking a passionate and qualified Accounts Payable professional, for a leading client, a prestigious British Curriculum School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Your expertise will play a crucial role in fostering a financially sound environment that enables students to reach their full potential.


  1. Process invoices from vendors for goods and services received by the school, ensuring accuracy and adherence to internal policies and procedures.

  2. Prepare Request for quotation, purchase orders, contracts, and other supporting documentation to verify the validity and completeness of invoices.

  3. Matches invoices to purchase orders and processes payment by creating an invoice.

  4. Obtain necessary approvals and coding for invoices before entering them into the accounting system for payment processing.

  5. Prepare and process vendor payments via checks, electronic funds transfers, or other approved payment methods in a timely manner.

  6. Reconcile vendor statements to ensure that all invoices and payments are accurately recorded and accounted for.

  7. Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve discrepancies or issues related to invoices, payments, and account balances.

  8. Assist with the maintenance of vendor master data, including updates to contact information, payment terms, and banking details.

  9. Manage end to end procurement process to track expenses, monitor budget variances, and ensure compliance with spending limits.

  10. Assist with month-end and year-end closing processes, including accruals, account reconciliations, and preparation of financial reports.

  11. Handle the Inventory of Uniforms, Stationery items, Findel, Furniture and all other materials and equipment purchased in the school and maintain proper records for it.

  12. Stay informed about relevant accounting regulations and industry best practices to ensure compliance and continuous improvement in accounts payable processes.

  13. Prepare and Manage Catering Orders, delivery notes and invoices on a weekly basis.

  14. Generates outstanding obligations report for accounts payable at year end.

  15. Prepare all documents and financials necessary for availing Debt.

  16. Record Fixed Assets acquisition, disposition and calculate depreciation & amortization and record in the system.

  17. Prepare and maintain Employee reimbursement and petty cash records.

  18. Help Senior Accountant in Audit, VAT and Zakat filings.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounts payable or related financial roles, preferably in an educational or nonprofit environment.

  • Proficiency in accounting software like Odoo and Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial transactions.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with vendors, colleagues, and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team, demonstrating a positive attitude and willingness to learn.

  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity in handling sensitive financial information.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes and a cover letter to careers@gulfeducation.ae; Please mention "Junior Accountant - Accounts Payable - KSA" in the subject line.

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