The successful candidate will be based in the Abu Dhabi office.

We will not be offering a relocation package for this role – please do not apply if you do not already reside in Abu Dhabi.

Salary range - $25-30k USD per annum


Position: Accountant

Location: Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Job Purpose:

This role will serve to support the Progress Rail UAE legal entity in the accounting function.


  • Month-end closing process (Journal Entries/Account Reconciliations)
  • Month-end trial balance submission
  • Compliance with US and local GAAP accounting standards
  • Results reporting for legal entity and associated major contracts
  • Customer invoicing, collections, and cash applications
  • Accounts payable
  • Bank account management
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls and annual audits (financial and tax)
  • Adherence to local regulations including income tax, VAT, etc.
  • Submission of Caterpillar data requests (tax, VAT, etc.)
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as requested


  • Minimum of 5 years combined experience in accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles, US GAAP, and IFRS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP, Infor LN, Microsoft AX preferred)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Ability to muti-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with co-workers in different locations/time zones
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated skills in process improvement
  • Periodic travel required (less than 10%)