Chief Accountant (A/P & Tax and GL)

Pillars - Obour City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 7 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
1 open position
Males Only
About the Job

About Our Client

Our Client is a leading joint venture group specialized in the production and distribution FMCG products. Operating Several manufacturing facilities, in addition to a network of distribution centers serving more than 70,000 retail outlets across Egypt, we deliver high-quality products for our customer.

The group also exports to all the middle east countries and has a growing portfolio of well established brands

Job Description

  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AP, GL, forecasting, tax, budgeting etc.
  • Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accuracy
  • Advise business owners and individuals regarding the tax code
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to upper management
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
  • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
  • Work conservatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Min 7 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting/FMCG Industry is preferred.
  • Extensive corporate and personal tax experience
  • Excellent knowledge in A/P cycle and all control
  • Microsoft: AXAPTA/Dynamics” system IS A PLUS
  • Very good knowledge of Tax and General Ledger
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
  • Excellent MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel.
  • Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
  • Consistent, accurate, and thorough with an eye for details
  • Exceptional organizational skills and aptitude for numbers
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding phone and email etiquette
  • Able to thrive in deadline-driven environment
  • Able to motivate the team and lead by example
About this Company

Pillars Egypt is Consultancy & Recruitment Firm established to serve distinctive clients in the areas of strategic management , Business Planning and Executive recruitment.
We are a group of executives with a large diversified experience in various areas as Strategic Management, Business Planning

Industry: Dairy FMCG
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