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Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 144
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Mselect is urgently seeking an Accountant for an international Oil and Gas Services Company to be based in their office in Erbil. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in Accounting and will report to the Finance Manager.

Job Roles:

  • Develops knowledge of financial and accounting systems, processes, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrates familiarity with basic GAAP/statutory principles and ability to apply to accounting transactions
  • Develops knowledge of internal controls, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Develops effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Meets deadlines and works well under pressure to produce accurate results
  • Performs as a team player and works well with others
  • Prepares basic account reconciliations and identifies issues
  • Learns organizational structure of the Company
  • Prepares and posts journal vouchers
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft office products
  • May prepare consolidation, reporting, tax documentation and ad hoc reports
  • Ensures process for assigned responsibilities are documented and kept current

Previous Experience and Competencies:

  • Technical finance or accounting certificate or equivalent experience.

Competencies to be kept current:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a finance role


  • Problem Solving: project estimation & complexity, creative and innovative quality solutions, analytical oriented, and good decision making skills


  • Oral/written communication skills, customer services oriented, and interacts frequently with peer groups, subordinates and senior mgt. advising on area of responsibility