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Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 1000
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer for an international holding group to be based in Baghdad, Iraq


  • Reporting to the General Manager within the company level; Acquiring tasks in connection to the Chief Financial Officer  within the Group level
  • Leading in financial and accounting process of company while; planning, coordinating and controlling the business plans, budgeting, investment, development, cost control and expectation analysis
  • Coordinating the creation of financial statements and the company’s annual report
  • Organizing periodic meetings with finance managers of group companies and ensuring consolidation of reports that is expected from top management
  • Contributing to the agenda of the board by preparing required presentations
  • Controlling and monitoring of payments made from the company account
  • Monitoring and planning activities carried out by the Treasury Department.
  • Coordinating the creation of internal procedures and workflows to monitor the company’s ability to follow legal procedures and regulations
  • Coordinating tax and financial audits


  • Bachelor’s degree or master degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.
  • Experience in Financial Affairs Departments of a production company and Trading Company
  • Experience in Accounting, Finance, Budget , Tax and Foreign Trade areas
  • Very good knowledge and experience of IFRS standards and Tax Legislation (GAAP)
  • CPA or SMMM degree is required
  • Experience in financial modelling, and expert in preparing and understanding financial statements
  • Experience in financial risk analysis and reporting process
  • Good command of English skills both written and spoken
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, relationship and interpersonal skills,
  • Developed management skills, strategic perspective, with business oriented thinking and acting

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