Senior Financial Accountant

ENGIE - Dubai, Emirate of Dubai

Senior Financial Accountant

Tractebel, part of ENGIE group has more than 150 years of experience and is one of the world’s largest engineering consultancy companies. Our high-level engineering and advisory services offer added value across the full cycle of energy projects such as renewable energy, conventional power generation, power transmission & distribution, gas & LNG. Tractebel’ s ambition is to bring excellent, multidisciplinary engineering skills into shaping a new sustainable living environment.

The working environment

As Senior Financial Accountant, you will manage all areas relating to statutory and tax financial reporting.

Your function

  • Responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the underlying books and records (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement), producing the trial balance and from this creating the various financial reports required for local management

  • Coordinate with project controller for the project invoicing and aging balance

  • Entering all the transactions (Customer and supplier Invoices, inter-Company Invoices, Payments, Receipts…) in QuickBooks Accounting Software and

    ensuring that all entries posted are aligned with the analytical organization

  • Ensuring proper filing and Archiving on cloud and physical files

  • Reconciling Cash and Bank account on monthly basis and Inter-Company accounts on Quarterly basis

  • Entering month-end entries as part of closing procedure

  • Identifies and reports tax risks

  • Liaise occasionally with bank

  • Liaise with TRACTEBEL Shared Service Finance located in Brussels to ensure the reliability and correctness of the financial information uploaded into SAP Promise

  • Prepare payments (Cash & bank) and adequate approval of the payments as per our group procedures and recording in the system

  • Liaises with auditors during internal and external audits

  • Audit financial transactions and documents

  • Any additional duties given by Financial Accounting Manager and CFO

  • Having knowledge of KSA rules & regulations especially with reference to Tax and Compliance.


  • Min. 8-10 years’ experience in Accounting

  • Good understanding on financial statement analysis

  • Sufficient command of IFRS

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Very good knowledge of Excel and other MS office applications is mandatory

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting system is definitely a plus

  • Able to manage numerous tasks, shifting priorities and to operate in an ambiguous, stressful environment with tight deadlines and high standards.

  • Candidate with professional qualification (ACCA, CA, CPA, CFA)

  • Strong and excellent communication skill in English. One of the following languages (Arabic/French) is a plus

  • Technology

    Able to work with modern communication and collaboration tools (Team, SharePoint, Salesforce...)

    Business Understanding

    Knowledge of Engineering consultancy activities (e.g. Power Generation, T&D, Energy Transition, Urban etc.…).

What we offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance.

  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are connected.

  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits.

  • A permanent contract to ensure the roles offered are in accordance with your skills, interests, career goals and lifestyle.

More about Tractebel Middle-East

Tractebel Engineering delivers consulting missions in power/water generation, power transmission and distribution, power systems, asset management and natural gas to public and private utilities as well as to energy intensive industry all over the world. Tractebel Middle East has its headquarters in Dubai, with additional regional offices in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

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