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Accounting Manager

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
REF: 669
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Mselect is looking to hire an Accounting Manager for one of it's clients in the Trade and Logistic Solutions Sector in Basra. The Ideal candidate must have minimum of 5 years of Accounting Experience along with fluency in English and Arabic.


  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements
  • Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product
  • Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Facilitates and complete monthly close procedures
  • Analyses revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations
  • Assists with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Assists with financial and tax audits
  • Assists with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Assists with quarterly producer commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies
  • Assists in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Other projects as assigned
  • Verifies, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Produces error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyses financial information and summaries financial status
  • Provides technical support and advice on management
  • Reviews and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participates in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepares financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Directs internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Supports month-end and year-end close process
  • Develops and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls


  • University degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting
  • Commitment to company’s values
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required