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Chief Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Iraq
REF: 1113
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Chief Accountant for a leading retail company in Erbil, minimum 6 years of experience in similar positions; retail experience is an asset, fluency in English is requested. 

Key Responsibility:
  • Bookkeeping activities of the stores
  • Responsible of accounts payable process (cash & bank, supplier, contractor and customer account recording and collection/payment cycles),
  • Reconsolidation of GL accounts and monthly closing process,
  • Prepare financial statements (balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow, etc.) and submit periodical management reports to Group Finance function,
  • Prepare and submit official declarations (to tax authority, social security institution etc.) in a timely manner,
  • Periodical bank, customer and supplier account reconciliations,
  • Payroll preparation, fixed asset register bookings,
  • Preparing all the periodical financial reports in local GAP and IFRS,
  • Support Exportation & Importation process
  • Participate in budgeting and future projections

Required Qualifications:

Education & Language Skills

  • University degree in Business Administration or Economy
  • Fluent English (written & verbal)

Professional Expertise

  • Sound knowledge in local Tax laws and regulations
  • Strong accounting background with accrual accounting mentality
  • Experience in local bookkeeping
  • Sounds IFRS financial reporting knowledge
  • Business start-up experience is an asset
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in similar positions; retail experience is an asset
  • Result oriented and have a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work in a multinational/multicultural environment.