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Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Karbala, Iraq
REF: 936
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Accountant for an international agriculture client to be based in Karbala, Iraq.


  • Handle all aspects of Accounts Payable Invoices & Cash Payment as per the company policy & procedures.
  • Ensure that any invoices and expenses recorded appropriately and high accuracy in regards value, date, name, cost center….etc. with the required approval and must be according to the company procedures.
  • Keep follow up the advance payment and make the necessary adjustments before the end of the month (If any).
  • Run the cost Calculation and verify the data that recorded in respective Cost Center.
  • Follow Up & check the inventory records (In , transfer & Out) on regular basis(daily) including but not limited checking the documentation through the designed process.
  • Ensure to update and record the transactions on the day of receiving the documents and not be forward to the next day according to the company procedures.
  • Prepare internal memo in regards any approval that required according to the designed format
  • Maintain a day to day record of all the purchase order that issued including the status based on the submitted invoices that confirm receiving the order or the service.
  • Maintain & Check all the PO/Service or Agreements that issued in the system.
  • Verify the GL accounts on daily to ensure that the data remain in the system at accuracy.
  • Perform the necessary JV in regards closing advance payment that related to the suppliers or staff including doing the adjustments for the same whenever required.
  • Perform the necessary general JV whenever required and obtain the approval according to the company designed process.
  • Perform account reconciliations on regular basis.
  • Perform account reconciliations with the suppliers & staff on regular basis either directly by exchanging emails with the suppliers or the department in charge.
  • Assist and prepare financial position based on approved format
  • Assist and prepare presentations related to the accounting and finance based on request.
  • Assist and prepare the budget based on approved format.
  • Provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations by maintaining the following files:
    • File the documents that are related to Finance & Accounting transactions according to the filing system on daily basis
    • Scan the documents that are related to Finance & Accounting transactions according to the designed system whenever required.
  • Assist with financial and tax audits as well as in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Assist the accounting team as needed; work on special projects as management's requests.


  • Bachelor’s degree of Accounting, Finance or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.


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