Chief Accounting Officer - Alexandria

Egy Cot - Alexandria, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 10 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Ensures the application of accounting best practices within the accounting department
  • Maintains company chart of accounts closing old and opening new accounts when necessary
  • Maintains vendor master files ensuring that all vendor data is correct & updated.
  • Maintains supplier master files ensuring that all supplier data is correct & updated.
  • Ensures that assets are properly accounted for and expenses.
  • Preparation of capitalization & depreciation entries.
  • Preparation of fixed assets accounts reconciliations
  • Preparation of inventory entries
  • Responsible for Inventory costing
  • Preparation of inventory account reconciliations
  • Posting all Balance sheet entries prepared by A/P, A/R and treasury.
  • Review and approval all balance sheet reconciliations prepared by A/P, A/R & treasury and payroll
  • Reviews and approves petty cash reconciliations.
  • Review sales contracts and approve invoices
  • Ensure that checks issued by clients are correct and deposited with the bank
  • Close monitoring of A/R through the review of the monthly aging A/R report and the calculation of a monthly days of sales (DSO) figure.
  • Review and monitoring aging A/P report
  • Review monthly customer statement, reconciling the statements with customers periodically.
  • Review monthly vendor statements, reconciling the statements with vendors periodically.
  • Approval of all expense reports
  • Expensing unreconciled amounts the approval of the Finance manager
  • Ensure that balance sheet accounts accurately reflect the recording of all business transactions.
  • Ensures the timely posting of entries
  • Ensures the timely preparation of reconciliations.
  • Ensures the timely availability of data required for processing of financial reports
  • Ensures the timely availability of data required for processing of budget reports
  • Initial approval of checks issued for payments
  • Prepares accrued expense
  • Prepares A/R doubtful accounts.
  • Reports any unordinary accounting treatment to finance manager for advice on how to handle the issue from an accounting point of view.
  • Resolves issues that arise with accounting staff
  • Prepares accounting staff appraisals
  • Proposes bonuses and/or deductions from accounting staff
  • Responsible for the year end closing activities
  • Coordinates with tax audits when required.
  • Enforces the application of Egycot’s accounting & financial procedures.
Job Requirements
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Division.
  • Experience minimum 10 years in the field of accounting
  • Experience of 5 to 7 years in the preparation of financial and accounting reports in business at a trading company prefer to import and export.
  • Has experience in cost control systems and the preparation of reports stores.
  • Experience in the use of computer systems (ERP).
  • Experience in using All Microsof Office programs.
  • Charismatic managerial and leadership able to manage a team of between 4 to 6 people.
  • Proficiency in the English language speaking and writing.
About this Company

EGYCOT for International Trading was founded in 1995 by Dr. Eng. Hassan El Attal, Ex-Chairman of CATGO (Cotton Arbitration & Testing General Organization), and Technical Advisor at the FAO – UNDP. In 1995, Dr. Eng. Amgad El Attal was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of... (More)

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