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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 39
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest dairy companies working in over 100 countries around the world. There are 1,200 employees in the Middle East and Africa and 19,000 global employees with 10bn Euros turnover. They are currently looking for a Finance Manager to be based in their office in Erbil-Kurdistan.

Solid experience in all Accounting functions:

The Finance Manager who will be fully responsible for all accounting functions in thier Iraq office. The role will be based in Erbil and will report directly to the General Manager and functionally to the Regional Finance Director in Dubai.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering high quality results on all accounting operational activities that includes accounts receivables, accounts payables, cash management and preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close.

In addition, he/she will handle bank transactions, reconcile balance sheet accounts and contribute to accurate and timely financial reporting. He/she will work with stakeholders to improve processes, review and analysis of financial statement, financial controlling and forecasting. He/she will maintain effective and efficient communication with internal and external customers, prepare periodic ad hoc reports and participating in continuous improvements and initiatives in different accounting projects.

Strong Finance / Accounting profile:

he/she hold a degree in Finance, Accounting or similar and is backed by at least 5 years of experience in FMCG or huge multinational companies. He/she should have advanced IT skills particularly in Excel, powerpoint and knowledge in SAP is a plus. Initiative, reliability, accuracy and analytical skills are important to be successful in this role. Moreover he/she should have an international mindset, strong customer orientation and enjoy taking on challenges to cooperate across a global organisation. Finally, he/she are fluent in both Arabic and English languages.