About the job
The Senior Accountant performs professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data.
May include any or all of the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries, fixed asset or inventory accounting, preparation of trial balance or financial statements, cost accounting, bank account reconciliation.
Provides daily financial oversight to ensure that the financial records are complete, accurate and comply with generally accepted accounting principles and policies.
Job Responsibilities 1
Performs general or cost accounting activities requiring some insight and depth of understanding.
Applies accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions
Ensures proper handling of financial transactions and transaction approvals within designated limits
Assists immediate superior in the preparation of MIS reports, budgets, and forecasts
Prepares, examines, and analyzes accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
Ensures the accuracy of data contained in all Financial Reports.
Ensures that information is clear and concise.
Ensures proficient use of delegated software.
Analyzes business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
Ensures that records and analysis reflect the true and accurate measure of the business as presented in the graphs and are available on a real-time basis
Job Responsibilities 2
Establishes tables of accounts, and records all entries to its proper accounts.
Ensures that all entries are recorded to their assigned account numbers.
Ensures that data is fluid and provides information as required.
Develops, maintains, and analyzes budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
Ensures that analysis reflects true and accurate data of actual costs VS budgeted costs.
Develops, implements, modifies, and documents recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
Ensures proficient use of assigned program aiming at real-time availability of financial reports
Performs internal audits of accounts payable, payroll distribution, fixed assets, and cash. May make correcting journal entries in assigned areas.
Ensures the accuracy of audits undertaken.
Ensures accuracy in correcting journal entries
Appraises evaluates, and conducts an inventory of real property and equipment, recording information such as the property’s description, value, and location.
Ensures the accuracy of data presented in an inventory.
Ensures that property and equipment are all accounted for within the inventory
Job Knowledge & Skills
Excellent knowledge of Financial ProcessesKnowledgeable in the latest accounting tools / softwareKnowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practicesSound understanding of the month-end processKnowledge of the financial markets and bankingKnowledge of the analysis and reporting of financial dataIn-depth and demonstrable experience in financial management and accounting.
ERP knowledge preferably SAP functional skills is a requirement to be successful in this role.
Total 9 years work experience
3 year(s in a similar role
2 years of GCC experience
Financial Reporting L2
Internal Controls L2
Accounting Methods L2
Accounting Systems L2
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts and Finance.
Professional Qualification in Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).