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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 264
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email: sana@mselect.iq
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an Accountant with a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience for one of its international Oil & Gas clients in Basra. The selected candidate provides financial information to management by researching and analysing accounting data and preparing reports.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

SKILLS:

Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, SFAS Rules, Confidentiality, Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field is preferred.
  • More than 5 Year Experience in Finance & Accounting
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent problem solving skills and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in both general & accounting related computer software and Microsoft Office
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options