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Associate Accountant

We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 60 years


As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.


Our passionate teams drive our vision forward, without them, we couldn’t create luxury experiences for our customers. Through opportunities, development and support, we empower each and every employee to achieve their career goals – and beyond. It’s an exciting journey we’re on, and one you could be part of.

We are seeking talented accounting experts who are aspiring a career in a highly-accelerated accounting team who have the strive to bring values to the group accounting team,


Your work will have a direct impact on the day to day  Retail accounting division locally and regionally. 


      What you’ll do


The Associate Accountant follows policies and procedures related to recording of supplier invoices and reconciliation of supplier statements, and participate in assistance for financial and KPI reporting. Below are the key Retail accounting activities which you will be covering on a daily basis,


  • Accounts Payable  
  • Employee Accounts
  • Payroll related
  • PRO Advances
  • Sales / Collections / rents and Reporting
  • Cash and credit card reconciliation
  • Other tenders’ reconciliation
  • Statement of Financial Position monitoring for bank and tender accounts.
  • Auditing and control
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Intercompany 
  • Treasury / Fixed Assets and Payments              
  • Data entry, Book keeping and Audit



✓ Implement activities under close supervision

✓ Escalate complex problems to the relevant person to ensure case/issue is closed efficiently and in timely a manner Accounting:

✓ Compile data and prepare a variety of reports

✓ Prepare and update records for checks’ requests and invoices for payment

✓ Record monthly credit card expense transactions

✓ Verify and post details of business transactions

✓ Reconcile records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers

✓ Assist in major bank reconciliations Accounting Assistant Data Review and Compilation Data Entry and Book Keeping Reconciliation Support Business Transactions Review Checks Preparation Reporting Data Entry and Book Keeping:

✓ Enter data into computer system using defined computer programs (SAP)

✓ Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents and records

✓ Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable)


What you need to succeed in this role,

  • Previous experience in an Audit/ Accounting firm,
  • Firm grasp of basic and intermediate accounting principles.
  • Ability to perform elementary mathematical operations.
  • Willingness to meet deadlines on a consistent basis.
  • Comfortable handling and storing confidential financial information.
  • Close attention to detail.

Key Areas of focus:

  • Reporting
  • Checks Preparation
  • Business Transactions Review
  • Reconciliation Support
  • Data Entry and Book Keeping
  • Data Review and Compilation
  • Accounting Assistant

Education and Experience Background:

  • 1-2  years’ experience
  • Accounting Graduate 
  • ACCA, CA CIMA (UK), ACA (UK, Ireland, South Africa, Scotland, Australia), CPA (USA and Canada)
  • Linguistic Skills                   

Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus.


What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.


Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.


Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.


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