Accounts Officer – Mamoura British Academy (May 2024)

Accounting / Finance Full Time

Website Aldar Academies

From the opening of the first school, Pearl British Academy in 2007, Aldar Academies has fast grown into a leading provider of private education across a network of seven Academies.


Aldar Academies are currently seeking an outstanding Finance Officer for Mamoura British Academy in Abu Dhabi commencing immediately.

Mamoura British Academy is a British curriculum school with a Lower, Middle and Senior School model located in a state of the art building in the heart of Abu Dhabi. We strive for excellence in all that we do through our high expectations and commitment to ensuring that we provide high quality learning opportunities for our students. Our vision is to create ‘A sustainable and innovative learning community, where we nurture our learners through our bespoke Mamoura British Academy DNA’.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.


A.  Main Responsibilities:
•   Ensure proper billing for all students in line with ADEK and Aldar revenue policy.
•   Respond to inquiries from parents or guardians regarding tuition fees, payment schedules, and financial aid options (if applicable).
•   Manage collection of tuition fees late payments, including issuing reminders, warnings and assessing student suspension.
•   Provide courteous and helpful assistance to address concerns or questions related to billing statements, account balances, or other financial matters
•   Follow up on late payments and returned cheques.
•   Prepare bank collection reports and undertake cheque scanning.
•   Preparation of weekly and monthly receivable reports.

B.  General Responsibilities:
•   Manage petty cash including reconciliation and replenishment.
•   Finalise trips and activities collections, send to senior accountant to release payment to supplier.
•   Management of petty cash cycle.
•   Work with Examinations Officer regarding all external exams and manage the collection of examination fees.
•   Manage the funds received from fund raising activities, send to senior accountant to release payment.
•   Attend any necessary training associated with the duties of the post.
•   Undertake any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibility of the post.

C.  Wider professional responsibilities:
•   Flexibility in working hours may be required to accommodate school events or deadlines.
•   Handle customer service inquiries or complaints related to financial transactions with professionalism and sensitivity.
•   Work to resolve issues promptly and effectively, seeking mutually beneficial solutions whenever possible.
•   Act as a liaison between the school and external stakeholders, fostering positive relationships and promoting transparency in financial practices.
•   Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.

D.  Key Competencies:
•   Financial Management
•   Financial Reporting
•   Compliance and Risk Management
•   Analytical Thinking
•   Communication Skills
•   Attention to Detail
•   Teamwork and Collaboration


Minimum Qualifications:
•   A bachelor’s degree in an equivalent field

Minimum Experience:
•   Preferably, 2 years’

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:
•   Fluent in English Communications skills, written, and oral
•   Arabic speaker is preferable
•   A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
•   A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check

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