Starting with one school and 250 students in 2007, Aldar Education has grown into a highly sought-after education provider, now supporting over 38,000 students in 31 schools and a growing network of almost 5,000 educators, with over 100 nationalities, offering a wide range of curricula and ancillary services such as a Teacher Training Academy. 

Working collaboratively, our education network’s purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Education’s efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education.


Specific Duties

Strategic Responsibilities 

  • Timely and accurate closing for books of accounts.
  • Maintain accurate P&L and Balance sheet accounts.
  • Budget control for opex and capex and submit the report on a monthly basis.
  • Support Assistant Finance Manager, Group Financial Reporting with required data and analysis for HQ entities.

Functional Responsibilities 

  • Review PRs for HQ entities in Oracle.
  • Manage day-to-day finance operations of HQ entities.
  • Prepare journal entries, review with the Assistant Manager, Group Financial Reporting and post in ERP.
  • Close the books of accounts as per the group timeline and post appropriate reviews with the Group Finance team.
  • Prepare Budget vs. actual CAPEX for HQ entities and report on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare shared services cost allocation and provide necessary details to AA/ADNOC/Charter team to incorporate the same before closing the books.
  • Preparation of monthly MIS along with variance analysis for HQ entities and report to the Group Finance team.
  • Preparation of monthly Hyperion reports and quarterly reports to Aldar Properties.
  • Prepare Balance sheet schedules for assigned entities and ensure to maintain accurate GL balances.
  • Review balance sheet accounts periodically with Asst. Finance Manager, list out key action plans with responsibility and timeline to improve the quality of GL balances.
  • Support Assistant Finance Manager, Group Financial Reporting with required data and analysis for HQ entities.
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities for HQ entities.
  • Handle internal and external audit queries, provide supporting documents and resolve all audit queries within the timeline.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as and when required to support business requirements for HQ entities.
  • Initiate process improvement wherever possible to achieve financial excellence.


Minimum Qualifications    

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Minimum Experience    

  • 5+ Years’ experience in finance function.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills    

  • Fluent English communication skills, written and oral.
  • Attention to detail with diligent follow-up, and able to execute in a timely manner.
  • Skilled in multi-tasking and handling pressure.
  • Advanced Excel skills with proven financial modelling experience
  • Proficient in accounting software.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with business functions in order to collect input required for analysis.
  • Ability to manage a team.
  • Ability to be detail-focused when required whilst maintaining sight of the big picture.
  • Deadline-oriented and take ownership of work.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and hands-on experience in MS Office presentations.
  • Organizational ability, of self and others.
  • Forethought and forward planning.
  • Capable of influencing people and talented in networking with cultural sensitivity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and hands-on experience in MS Office presentations and other reporting tools.


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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates

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Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
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Job Role
Bachelor Degree
5+ Years
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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates