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Operations Accountant

Job Title: Operations Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kirkuk, Iraq
REF: 1184
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an Operations Accountant with not more than 7 years of experience in accounting for one of our international oil and gas companies in Kirkuk, Iraq,

Job Summary

The operations accountant is to supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day activities. Operations accountant responsibilities include establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information, and has to work closely with financial management team.

Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:

  • month and end-year process
  • accounts payable/receivable
  • cash receipts
  • general ledger
  • payroll and utilities
  • treasury, budgeting
  • cash forecasting
  • revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • capital assets reconciliations
  • trust account statement reconciliations,
  • check runs
  • fixed asset activity
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Coordinate and complete the cost recovery audits
  • Provide recommendations
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Meet financial accounting objectives


  • Proven working experience as Operations Accountant
  • International oil & gas experience with “Joint Venture” & “production service” is a plus
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to assist, coordinate and have “can-do” approach
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Professional qualifications (qualified or part-qualified or QBE) from an international accounting body (ACCA, CPA or CIMA) will be an advantage
  • Field based position or rotational basis