Junior Accountant

  • Location:

    Baghdad, Iraq

  • Sector:


  • Contact:

    Susan Rafat

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is hiring a Junior Accountant for an international legal firm in Baghdad. Candidates must have a minimum 2 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English and Arabic.

Job Responsibilities

  • Post and process outgoing payments/journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded (for all branches of Iraq offices).
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Update staff advances and perform reconciliations
  • Monitor daily cash balances and determine cash requirements needed to cover payments.
  • Prepare a monthly forecast in beginning of every month depending on the magnitude of operations to manage funds for the upcoming month.
  • Verify the payable invoices/ paperwork with the operations team before posting in the system. 
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assist with any other accounting projects and ad hoc reports whenever required.
  • Cash inventory on weekly basis
  • Assist with review of data in hand and write reports of any variances with the budget, assist in finalization of accounts with senior accountant.

Qualification & Experience Required

  • Bachelor degree in finance
  • +2 years of experience
  • Team Work
  • Communication Skills
  • English language
  • ERP (SAP) system is required
  • Computer skills (Microsoft office)

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