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Accounting Specialist

Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 426
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

An international retail company is looking for an Accounting Specialist with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field to lead and manage the business unit/area, to be based in Erbil. Fluency in English and Kurdish are required.


  • Performs general or cost accounting activities requiring insight and depth of understanding.
  • Applies accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions. 
  • Prepares journal entries, checks supporting entries, and carries out well-defined steps in cost accounting and other analysis. 
  • Drafts segments of statements and reports. 
  • Handles assignments involving analysis of data. 
  • Prepares and contributes to preparation of a variety of reasonably standard, periodic "intermediate" or "end products," such as cost reports, trial balances, balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements or statements of sourcing and application of funds.
  • As requested, prepares appropriate commentary or explanations relating to report items of particular interest or significance. Conducts any related investigation of the accounts involved.
  • Contacts operating or staff personnel for the purpose of supplying or explaining data, securing information or describing additional data which could be made available; gives limited advice on accounting matters, especially where based on well-established principles and practices.


  • 3-5 years of retail experience.
  • Fluency in English and Kurdish, Turkish is an advantage.
  • University degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of SAP software and MS Office Applications.

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