Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    Erbil, Iraq

  • Sector:


  • Contact:

    Ghusoon Nader

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Accountant for a consultancy firm in Erbil, 3-5 years of experience in the same position is required. Fluency in English is mandatory.


  • Guide junior accountants by answering questions, maintaining proper coordination and communication, and provide necessary training and support.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly plans for junior accountants, follow up their assigned tasks, and report their performance to the head of finance department.
  • Oversee all accounting activities executed by the junior accountants including AP / AR / Treasury activities, based on the sub-department the Senior Accountant will be responsible on.
  • Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to booking monthly adjusting entries, accounts reconciliations, and reviewing Junior Accountants entries.
  • Analyzing and Monitor expenditures and revenues to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
  • Manage general ledgers and provide the required tasks that help the management in month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Assist with annual external audit, by preparing al necessary documents and deliverables required by external auditors.
  • Maintain fixed assets register and associated depreciation schedules, provide monthly detail for associated general journal entries, ensure proper recording of new purchases and disposals of fixed assets.
  •  Verifying, supervision, investigating, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Coordinate with finance team and responsible for meeting weekly/monthly/annual deadlines for the preparation of financial books of accounts.
  • Dealing and responding daily to internal and external third parties such as Clients, Contractors, internal departments.
  • Ensure proper filing and supporting documentation is in order on a daily basis with coordination with the archiver.



  • BA in accounting.

  • 3-5 years of experience in the same position.

  • Advanced accounting knowledge covering financial statements and standard accounting reports. IFRS knowledge is a big plus. (will be tested)

  • Advanced in Excel

  • Excellent communication skills

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