School Accountant – Managed Schools (Aldar Education Northern Emirates) – Aldar Academies – Abu Dhabi

Aldar Education happens to be seeking a School Accountant – Managed Schools to aid our growing category of owned and operated schools in the UAE. Because of planned future and current expansion we have been looking to increase we supporting our British, US and IB curricula network of schools.

The successful candidates will undoubtedly be closely aligned with this core values and ethos and still have an authentic understanding and appreciation of the values of the spot.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible to execute all finance related activities in the educational school such as for example General Ledger management, vendor payments, handling petty cash, supporting Principal (Budgeting & MIS with support of FM), other school staff and HQ finance for just about any finance related matters along with other tasks assigned by HQ finance


  • In charge of school financial activites
  • Review and approve Purchase Requisitions for budget availability and budget codes
  • Process supplier payments via 3-way matching (Invoice, PO & GRN) promptly with proper homework checks and validation
  • Ensure supplier accounts are reconciled and highlight to the respective departments for just about any unreconciled transaction for further action
  • Manage petty cash according to policy to meet up business requirements
  • Asset creation, depreciation closing and run of FA module on monthly basis
  • Manage month end closing activities accurately and on a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly MIS report and review with Finance Manager
  • Circulate and present monthly MIS to OM and Principal for decision making
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet review and schedules with Finance Manager
  • Ensure P&L and balance sheet accounts are accurate by clearing all unreconciled balances
  • Prepare budget and forecast in coordination with school and HQ finance team
  • Support with external and internal audit by giving audit LOR
  • Responsible to meet up adhoc reporting requirements from internal departments, local school regulator & HQ
  • Initiate process improvement whenever we can to attain school finance excellence



  • Degree in Accounting


  • 5+ Years’ experience in finance function or Professional qualification with 2+ Years’ Experience in similar role


  • Advanced Accounting Principals
  • Advanced Communication and Presentation skills
  • Advanced Administration skills
  • Average Accounting Software


Aldar Education certainly are a grouped category of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools located in the UAE. We educate over 25,000 students across our band of owned and managed schools so when we grow so does our dependence on very skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders. You can expect a stylish remuneration package. Our future-focused learning model includes both learning students and staff therefore we place a particular focus on professional development, coaching and training.

This working job description isn’t all inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the proper to amend this working job description anytime. We are the same opportunity employer, focused on a inclusive and diverse work place. We have been also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals within their application at our company.

Aldar Education is focused on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and teenagers and expects all staff to talk about this commitment. Offers of appointment are at the mercy of satisfactory police and references clearance.


Primary Location
: UAE-Abu Dhabi

: Education

: Aldar Education

: Regular

: Standard

Job Type
: Full-time

Day Job

Job Posting
: Apr 6, 2022, 8:13:06 AM

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