Senior General Ledger Accountant

Posted 26 days ago by Gateway
Location Job Type Sector Closing Date
Erbil Contract Finance 2023-03-25

                                                          Job Announcement

Position: Senior General Ledger Accountant

Duty Location: Erbil

Contract Type: Open-End Contract

Publishing date: 23 Feb. 2023, open till the position is filled

Starting date: As soon as possible

Job Description: Newroz telecom is seeking a creative Senior General Ledger Accountant to work under the General Ledger Head in the Finance department and with our Finance team to achieve our business goals. The senior GL accountant is reporting to the General Ledger Head. He/She is responsible for analyzing complex financial records and reports. Overseeing the company’s accounting operations. Senior accountants regulate and authenticate financial transactions and oversee a team of junior accountants.   


  • Keeping abreast of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting.
  • Assist in the documentation and maintenance of Ledger processes and controls.
  • Reconcile various Company bank accounts for several different corporate entities.
  • Assist with the preparation of other reports provided to the management.
  • Assist with preparation of month-end financial statements, cash flow statements, and budget.
  • Ensuring properly accounted transactions.
  • Prepare daily journal entries in Oracle - general ledger accounting software package.
  • Prepare timely and accurate journal entries following monthly close schedule.
  • Prepare supporting schedules for external auditors and respond to audit-related inquiries.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms to record fixed assets.
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations.
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and the accumulated depreciation.
  • Track and maintain fixed asset ledger by coordinating with IT and Accounts Payable; prepare schedules for reporting of fixed assets.
  • Monthly reconciliations between Modules and GL.


  • Iraqi national and to be fluent in Kurdish, Arabic, and English.
  • BS degree in accounting.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in accounting.
  • Excellent PC skills, with high proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Word.
  • Organized person and can work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Has the ability to establish qualified work plan for teamwork to avoid time consuming.
  • Accurate person and has flexibility to work in multiple tasks and positions.
  • Has a knowledge of the month and annual closure of the financial process.
  • Reporting to the Head of General Ledger for any task delegations.


How to apply: Candidates who fit the requirements mentioned above are highly encouraged to send their CVs via email . and mention Senior General Ledger Accountant in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Newroz telecom is an equal opportunity employer.



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