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Accounts Payable Assistant 

Job Title: Accounts Payable Assistant 
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1144
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is urgently looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant for an oil and gas operator company in Erbil as temporary job for 3 months only.

Job Purpose

Participate in the Accounts Payable function from invoice receipt to payment including the following tasks:

  1. Main Responsibilities
  • Primary point of contact with vendors for invoice receipt, invoices tracking, verification of supporting documentation, and answering queries
  • Maintain and update the invoice register
  • Obtain invoice coding from internal departments
  • Obtain required invoice approvals
  • Accurately enter financial data relating to invoice detail in Oracle
  • Scan and organize invoices in both hard and soft formats
  • Investigates and resolves any issues relating to variances with vendors
  1. Other Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring that every cost recorded to the Joint Venture has proper backup and is filed / scanned for easy retrieval
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing a system that works with all related stakeholders
  • Assists the Petty Cash Accountant as required
  • Provide administrative support to Finance group
  • Additional ad hoc responsibilities as required

Qualifications/experience/skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business / Accounting is preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in accounting capacity.
  • Proactive individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience within the Oil & Gas industry is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) is preferred.
  • Experience with online AP system (Oracle would be an asset).