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Accounting and Finance Manager

Job Title: Accounting and Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 589
Contact Name: Alaaeddin Battal
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Our client a major local construction company is currently looking to hire an Accounting and Finance Manager to Managing the company’s financial reporting and overseeing the daily book-keeping activities. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of GAAP or IFRS systems and will be based in their offices in Erbil.


  • Managing company financial reporting (balance sheets and income statement) and overseeing the daily book-keeping activities. Reporting directly to company senior management.
  • Responsible for presenting and reporting accurate historical financial information, on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Overseeing all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants reports all necessary increases and decreases in wages to company’s management.
  • Overseeing the company financial tracking and recording software, i.e. Oracle ERP, or other relevant programs.
  • Providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Directing and overseeing all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization, including salaries, expenses, promotions, taxes.
  • Providing executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities and any associated risks.
  • Providing recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities, playing a key role in company’s financial management in terms of cash allocation and expenditure planning and forecasting.
  • Balancing and auditing all company finances, monitoring all cash balances, loans, and banking activities, in conjunction with company’s management
  • Assisting in decisions regarding employment, performance appraisals, training and development, salary recommendations, promotions and transfers in conjunction with Director of Human Resources and company’s management.
  • Addressing issues regarding liquidity and financial contingencies.
  • Tracking all invoices and maintaining a comprehensive and organized record and filing system.
  • Responsible for resolving all billing issues, acts as a liaison between business partners and company’s management regarding financial matters.
  • Coordinating with all senior managements to ensure all imported and exported goods and services are paid.
  • Takes on any other finance related assignment assigned by company’s management


  • Preferably Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting.
  • Profound knowledge of GAAP or IFRS or equivalent international accounting and finance standard.
  • Minimum 6 years of active work experience in the field of finance.
  • In-depth knowledge of local and international financial practices.
  • Strong command in Kurdish and English is necessity, Arabic is a plus.