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Accountant

  • Location:

    Baghdad

  • Sector:

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

  • Job ref:

    4137

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-12

mselect is looking to hire an Accountant for an industrial and distribution group in Baghdad, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 - 5 years accounting experience of which a minimum of 3 years relates to manufacturing and inventory costing related activities and be fluent in English and Arabic.

JOB PURPOSE
In accordance with the Company's DoA and the accepted accounting standards and policies, ensure that all expenses are accrued, and provisions are generated monthly. Prepare detailed schedules for all the BS items monthly. Manage Audit.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
General Ledger Management
  • All the expenses are accrued and booked on time
  • Provisions needs to be managed
  • All the Inter Company A/cs to be managed
  • Overview the site Inventory & petty cash
  • BS & its schedules - monthly
  • Manage Audit - External & internal

Inventory Management
  • Booking of Inventory ((FG, RM & PM) Movements in the system such as W/Offs, Supplier Claim, transfers to branches, affiliates etc.
  • Special attention to Spare parts & Pragma integration glitches

Others
  • Prepare & Circulate periodic reports to tight deadlines on:
  • Cash Flow
  • Factory Sales Analysis

Medium – Compliance
  • Expense reimbursements & PVD on Employees expense to Payroll
  • Follow-up for various contracts (Rentals/Scrap/Vender Machines etc.).
  • Petty Cash accounting
  • Tax Support (WHT, Excise Tax, VAT).
  • DWS Management
  • Other Duties as assigned

Low - Process improvement
  • Process improvements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Degree - Commerce or Accounting - Required
  • Recognized professional management accounting qualification, (Intermediate in: CA / ICWA/ CIMA) - Preferred

JOB-SPECIFIC SKILLS
  • Demonstrable ability to liaise effectively and build communication channels with colleagues across the organization and promote effective communication to enhance organisational efficiency
  • Experience in driving process improvement in accurate data capture
  • Demonstrable “hands on” problem solving ability in multi-cultural dynamic environments
  • IT literate – Good knowledge of excel and experience in finance and project control related modules of ERP systems
  • Development potential - Ability and desire to grow and develop within the finance team to undertake and successfully deliver challenging assignments

EXPERIENCE
Minimum Experience:
  • Accounting experience: 4/ 5 years accounting experience of which a minimum of 3 years relates to manufacturing and inventory costing related activities
  • Manufacturing finance experience - ‘’Hands on” standard costing and analysis experience in a dynamic, manufacturing finance function
  • Financial control: Good awareness of control risk and experience in enhancing internal controls to safeguard assets and liabilities
  • Reporting and analysis: Experience in reporting and analysing financial information and communicating effectively to non-finance colleagues

COMPETENCIES
  • Personal - Structured, proactive driven individual who is comfortable operating at all levels with drive to solve issues as they arise and timely deliver an effective contribution to the group in a multi-cultural and challenging environment
  • Self-starter - Ability to operate effectively with minimum supervision and a positive attitude
  • Analytical - Ability to analyse financial data and challenge to yield cost benefit
  • Teamwork - Ability to contribute with cross functional teams and to develop financial and risk awareness across the organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.