General Ledger Accountant

Date: 06-Feb-2023

Location: Sharjah, AE

Company: University Hospital Sharjah

Position Summary

General Ledger Accountant

Summary of Main Duties

  • Responsible for General Ledger activities and to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the recorded accounting transactions/information.
  • Record accounting transactions to the ERP system and maintain required information for various reporting requirements. 
  • Day-to-day responsibilities of the GL Accountant includes, but not limited to, Preparation, review, and maintenance of manual, recurring, and inter/intra hospital journal entries to ensure the accruals, depreciation, cost center allocations and transfer of costs are correct in accordance with UHS Accounting Policies & GAAP and properly supported for the accuracy and completeness of the UHS’s financial statements.
  • GL Accountant shall ensure timely month-end closing process of financial statements and reports to the Finance Manager for review. Prepare monthly account reconciliations as well as Hospital Activity reports.
  • Liaise with internal/external auditors, medical departments or business units.
  • Keep policy and procedures updated and recommend or initiate improvements to current processes.
  • Assist the Finance Manager for annual budget preparation.  


Position Requirements/Qualifications

  • B. Com, CPA or BSc in Accounting from an accredited university.
  • Five years’ experience in a similar position
  • Prior UAE experience in Hospital/Healthcare industry is preferred.
  • Fluency in English, Arabic is an asset.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially in MS Office.
  • Prior experience in SAP ERP system is an advantage

Position criteria Other Skills/Abilities