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Chief Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 145
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Mselect is currently recruiting on behalf of an International Pharmaceutical Client. They are seeking a Chief Accountant to be based in their office in Erbil.

Job summary:

To provide support to Finance Manager in all aspects of finance, with specific assigned responsibility for preparing payment vouchers, accounting data entry, account reconciliations and filing.


  • Reviews coding on all vouchers for valid account/cost center/donor combinations and, if not the originator, recommend necessary adjustments to the originator;
  • Prepare payment vouchers in a timely manner in accordance with supporting documents
  • Ensures that payment of vendor invoices are accurately reviewed and processed in a timely manner;
  • Ensures there is proper supporting documentation for all payments;
  • Assists the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial reports;
  • Responsible for preparing and paying expat per Diem on a monthly/bimonthly basis.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly cash request for onward submission to the office.
  • Files the documentation as prescribed in IMC Policy;
  • Other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Assist to projects payments or installments throughout up dating projects tracking sheets.
  • Responsible for preparing and settlement income taxes for Baghdad, sites as well as preparing social security payments for Baghdad site.
  • Any additional duties as requested by the supervisor.


  • Knowledge and understanding of finance or accounting
  • College Degree in Accounting or in Finance is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years progressively responsible work experience in management positions.
  • Excellent Computer skills in excel sheet, and manage work plans, and managing payments. Microsoft Word, Excel, and any accounting software’s like ACCPAC, Cost point