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Location: Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Title: Accounting Manager

Company: Ipsen Pharma (SAS)

Job Description:

Summary / purpose of the position

  • Being a key contributor in the MEA finance team and supporting the finance function
  • Handle and lead local accounting function and responsibility in MEA
  • Meeting all Finance Group deadlines (data submission and analysis)
  • Finance process and tools (closing, planning, etc.)
  • Implementing and improving financial internal control within the region (closing, commercial policy, etc.)

Main responsibilities / job expectations

Spend and Accounts payable / Vendor Payment processing

  • Create vendors in the SAP system
  • Obtain all vendor invoices as per agreed process
  • Verify whether all the invoices are approved as per the branch policy
  • Analyze vendor invoice for operating or capital expenditure
  • Recording of supplier invoices in accounting system
  • Recording of payment entries for invoice payments
  • Vendor accounts reconciliation (on annual basis)


  • Bank Reconciliation statements on a monthly basis
  • Balance Sheet reconciliation statements on a monthly basis

Fixed Asset Management

  • Capitalize assets as per group policy and in accordance with Group GAAP
  • Checking for any additional cost incurred for bringing up the asset into use
  • Check for the installation date
  • General Ledger and others
  • Transaction recording for other advances and liabilities based on the information provided by the branch
  • Prepare month end journal entries for accruals, prepaid and reclass as required
  • Maintenance of General ledger as per Branch’s Chart of Accounts
  • Assist in accounts query management through client representative


  • Prepare the month end reports as required by the head office and submit them on specified responsible personnel.
  • Payroll preparation and payment
  • Checking calculation of payroll for the individual employees based on the information provided by the HR department of the Company.
  • Prepare pay sheet for the month and obtain approval from the concerned personnel.
  • Entering the data in the payroll accounting tools
  • Process the salary payment in the Company’s bank account to be approved by authorized person.
  • Prepare and upload the pay slip of all employees
  • Monthly sales closing
  • Preparing sale accruals entries (discounts, FOCs, etc.)
  • Working with supply chain and sales admin team on monthly basis to ensure sales accounting is correct

Monthly ad-hoc reporting

  • Working with commercial excellence
  • On monthly dashboards

Knowledge, abilities & experience

  • Experience & Qualifications:
  • Ideal:
  • Previous financial accounting experience preferably in healthcare / pharmaceutical sector
  • Strong analytical capability and interpersonal skills with demonstrable ability to influence


  • Graduate with Professional Accountancy Qualification – ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • 5-10 years minimum relevant experience
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Thank you for considering Ipsen as an employer of choice. We wish you all the best with your application.

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