Workers in Lebanon

Accounting and Treasury Manager

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    Omid Miri

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    about 1 month ago

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mselect is looking to hire an Accounting and Treasury Manager for an FMCG client in Baghdad. Candidates must have a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English and Arabic.

Accounting and Treasury Manager is responsible for the direction, management, accuracy, and completeness of all accounting and treasury activities, development of strong internal controls and integration of a wide range of complex financial service functions and activities including: managing the accounting department and all accounting functions, legislative, and District guidelines; managing the treasury functions; strategic and long-range financial forecasting, financial and management analysis, and departmental business process. Responsibilities are broad in scope and require leadership and independent judgment on issues that are complex, interpretive, and evaluative in nature.

  • Understanding of ERP from financial point of view and how ERP works for posting of entries in back ground and how GL works for groping and mapping
  • Reporting skills, Know-how of reporting package and how background navigation works
  • International accounting standards and keep updated
  • Understanding of local accounting standards and reports to be submitted monthly/annually to Govt bodies
  • Provides financial information and accounting and financial support to others in connection with purchasing and inventory control, rates and charges analyses, tax law changes and compliance, payroll and benefits changes and compliance, analysis of the liability insurance program, and other financial information and analysis for other District issues and programs as required
  • Manages and understands use of the financial software system and recommends system configurations changes and/or modifications to improve performance or ease of use and to ensure the integrity of the system; understands and guides others on the logic of interfacing software and instructs them on how to reconcile financial data and transactions between software systems
  • Produces monthly financial statements and cash flow; monitors information for financial issues and communicates problem areas promptly; ensures monthly journal entries cover monthly activity and prevents all adjusting entries being delayed until the end of the year; maintains chart-of-accounts to ensure effectiveness and efficiency and the integrity of the levels of detail

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 8 years of finance experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication, cross-functional problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to be versatile and flexible in a rapidly changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency, meeting deadlines and benchmarks
  • A good blend of technical, analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Able to travel if necessary (domestic and international)
  • Potential to be promoted to key roles in the country
  • Critical Experiences Specific to this Job:
  • Good knowledge of company systems
  • Managerial and/or other functions experience is plus
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-function teams, upper management and Corporate
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office especially MS Excel
  • Fluent in English and Arabic

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