Senior Accountant

Benchmark Consultancy - Heliopolis, Cairo

287
Applicants for
2 open positions
8
Seen
4
Shortlisted
Experience Needed:
6 to 12 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Languages:
Arabic, English, French
Vacancies:
2 open positions
Gender:
Males Preferred
About the Job

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations for diversified activities by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

  • Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience to collaborate and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants.
  • Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile various company accounts, such as Sales, cost of sales, inventory, accounts payable and receivable, fixed assets, banks, etc…
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial standards-setting and in the forecast process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist and cooperate with tax audits and tax returns
  • Assist and cooperate with internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with the applicable accounting principles
  • Liaise with our Technical Partner manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures
Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS.
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
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