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Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Karbala, Iraq
REF: 784
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer for one of its international agriculture clients to be based in Karbala, Iraq.


  • Reporting to the General Manager within the company level; acquiring tasks in connection to the CFO 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.


  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant; Master degree is preferred.
  • 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
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience is required. 

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