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Accountant(Accounts Payable)

Job Title: Accountant(Accounts Payable)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1484
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an Accountant (Accounts Payable) for a international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidate must have minimum 4 years’ relevant experience and fluent in English and Kurdish. This is a 6 month contract.

Job Summary

Employee will be part of the Accounts Payable (AP) team.


  • 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.