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Accountant ( Account Payable )

Job Title: Accountant ( Account Payable )
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1379
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an Accountant (Accounts Payable) for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidate must have 4-10 years’ relevant experience. Oil and Gas experience is a plus.

Job Summary

Employee will be part of the Accounts Payable (AP) team with other 4 employees and an accounting supervisor. Candidate will cover for the Accounting supervisor tasks when he is on leave or unavailable.


  • Responsible for Accounts Payable invoices, including booking entries in the accounting system in a timely and precise manner.
  • Responsible for uploading, processing and posting invoices all books through the IT systems and ensuring that they are correctly accounted for and prepare and pass adjusting entries for prepaid expenses
  • Communicate effectively internally and with suppliers and reconcile the vendors’ SOA.
  • Actively follow up pending issues and perform any other duties and tasks as required.
Key Attributes:
  • 4-10 years’ relevant experience. Oil and Gas experience is a plus.
  • Proven results through previous experience and a “can do” and positive attitude.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and execute in a fast and precise manner.
  • Self-starter with initiative and resilience.
  • Good team worker who can work both alone and with colleagues.
  • Talented and experienced individual to strengthen our Finance team.

Key interactions:

  • Finance, Supply Chain departments and External Suppliers.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • BSc. degree in Accounting / Economics / Business
  • Strong computer skills in Excel and general computer literacy and typing skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

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