Senior Accountant

Posted 8 months ago by Hawa Jobs
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Services

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Purpose of the Position

Establishes financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information; managing operational costs.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Prepares and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Achieves accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports for Senior Management.
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls.
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Manage the company’s foreign vendor’s payments and reconciliations
  • Maintain banking relationships, including any necessary reporting for financial purposes.
  • Comply with local and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Asses and recommend services and products to Senior Management for improving accounting system.

Skills and qualification:

  • BSc. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics
  • Must have 6 year’s relevant experience at an international or multinational organization.
  • Experience with financial statement preparation, auditing, payroll and/or financial planning and reporting
  • Detailed oriented and work well within a team
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills - Word, PowerPoint, Access, and especially Excel. ERP skills required
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate in English at professional level, Kurdish and Arabic is a plus
  • Proven results through previous experience and a “can do” and positive attitude

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