Senior Accountant

Benchmark Consultancy - Heliopolis, Cairo

Applicants for
2 open positions
Experience Needed:
6 to 12 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English, French
2 open positions
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.


  • 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


  • 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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