Senior Accountant

Posted 10 months ago by Chaloos
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Accountancy
• Continuous management of financial systems and budgets
• Undertaking financial audits (an independent check of an organization’s financial position)
• Providing financial advice Liaising with internal and external auditors and dealing with any financial irregularities as they arise
• Producing reports and recommendations following internal audit
• Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts
• Preparing financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting
• Advising on tax and treasury issues
• Developing and maintaining financial and accounting systems
• Auditing financial records
• Investigating financial anomalies
• Preparing financial statements, business plans, commentaries and budgets for management or client reports• Reviewing, implementing and adapting new and existing financial systems and controls
• Providing regular financial reports, as and when they are needed
• Managing expenditure, credit, and payroll
• Advising managers on financial policy and control, such as the costs and benefits of a particular project;
• Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
• Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
• Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
• Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements
• Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
• Secures financial information by completing database backups.
• Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
• Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
• Support month-end and year-end close process
• Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
• Documenting and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
• Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closing of accounts
• Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
• Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
• Payroll, Cash Sales, payable, general ledger and receivable accounts maintenance and preparation
• Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
• Petty Cash Handling
• Computer efficient especially EXCEL

Special Skills:
• Figures oriented,
• budget
• Forecasting,
• Reporting,
• Data analysis,
• Cost comparison and control,
• Books of accounts,
• applicable laws,
• codes and regulations,
• advanced level computer skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, electronic mail and calendar systems,
• Fluent in English, Arabic, Kurdish
• Proven senior accounting experience
• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
• Awareness of business trends
• Experience with creating financial statements
• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

Education and Experience:
• University degree in economics, accounting or business administration;, or MBA
• Minimum 10 years of experience with finance/ accounts department with multinational companies

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Sector Specialisms: Retail
Office Location: Erbil, Iraq