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Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    Baghdad

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Contact:

    Nima Ardalan

  • Job ref:

    4045

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-25

mselect is looking for a Senior Accountant for an industrial client in Baghdad, Iraq. Candidates must have 3-5 years of relevant experience in the same industry. Fluency in English is a must, and Arabic is a plus.

Job Objective
The Accountant is responsible for collecting, tracking, correcting, and communicating the financial position of the company. They record transactions, compile and analyses data, perform audits and compute taxes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accrual Accounting
  • Should have a deep understanding of accrual accounting principles
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions
Expense Budgets
  • Preparation of monthly expense budgets
  • Provide insights and recommendations for cost control and optimization
Bank Management
  • Maintain relationships with banks
  • Perform regular reconciliations and ensure accurate recording of bank transactions
  • Execute monthly online bank payments accurately and on time
Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Ensure timely collection of receivables and efficient management of payables
Invoicing Based on Contracts
  • Review monthly invoicing process in accordance with contractual agreements
  • Work closely with relevant departments to ensure accurate and timely submissions
Daily Review and Reconciliation
  • Conduct a daily review of accounting books
  • Reconcile intercompany loans and maintain accurate financial records
Knowledge of QuickBooks Accounting Software
  • Should have knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software
Supervision of the Accounting Team
  • Review of the work of the accounting team
  • Send monthly reports to the Accounts Head Office and meet Reporting deadlines

Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance
  • A master's degree in a relevant field will be advantageous
  • Special licenses or certification will be advantageous
Experience
  • A minimum of (3 - 5) years' experience is a must in the same field
Skills and Knowledge
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills
  • Understanding of mathematics and accounting and financial processes
  • Detail Orientation
  • Trustworthy
  • Attention to detail
  • SFAS Rules

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