Senior Accountant
University of Doha

Senior Accountant

Doha, Qatar Posted 2023/09/07 06:00:28 Unlimited Ref: JB4753528

Job Description

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas. UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more. 

With over 600 staff and more than 7,000 students, UDST is the destination for top-notch applied and experiential learning. The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art facilities. Our faculty are committed to delivering pedagogically-sound learning experiences with incorporation of innovative technological interventions, to further enhance students’ skills and help develop talented graduates who are proudly serving different sectors of the economy and contributing to the achievement of human, social and economic development goals nationally and internationally


University of Doha for Science and Technology – Senior Accountant Profile:    

University of Doha for Science and Technology – Finance Directorate is inviting nominations and applications for the position Senior Accountant. Reporting to the Head, Accounting. The successful candidate will handle and coordinate general accounting operations and major reporting and reconciliation duties, in accordance with UDST financial procedures, internationally accepted Accounting standards and government legislation.


Duties & Responsibilities:     

The successful candidate will coordinate the preparation and recording of asset, liability, revenue and expense entries through the compilation and analysis of account information to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance and will assist with the recording of daily transactions related to cash transactions, accounts payable, payroll and premiums and claims.

The successful candidate will verify allocation, posting and reconciliation of subsidiary accounts and accounts payable and receivable to generate and maintain accurate UDST financial records, will prepare balance sheets, profit and loss, and other statements in compliance UDST’s financial reporting schedules and will provide technical support and advice to Accountants on accounting management, systems and procedures to improve UDST accountant-related activities.

The successful candidate will oversee payroll calculations and disbursement in compliance with UDST policies and procedures, will assist with the completion of internal and external audits by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information to auditors to comply with UDST’s legal responsibilities and will support the Director, Finance in the collection and reporting of UDST Accounting data.


The successful candidate will handle month-end and year-end close processes to ensure compliance with UDST reporting standards, and will attend training and development opportunities and stay up to date and current with Accounting regulations and will perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




Education and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is required

Accounting Designation such as ACCA/CPA/CA or similar preferred



Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Finance, Accounting or related field



Fluency in written and spoken English language is required

Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language is preferred


Other Required Skills:

 A proactive can-do attitude to work, good time management & attention to detail, time management and service excellence are essential. Good in Accounting Principles and Regulations and financial accounting the ability to develop effective working relationships across all levels of the organization is required to be successful in this role.


How to Apply:  

Applications should be submitted via our online application portal by clicking the “Apply now” button below.

Job Details

Job Location Doha, Qatar
Job Role Accounting/Banking/Finance
Employment Status Full time

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 5
Degree Bachelor's degree

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