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Senior Accountant

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted 2 months ago
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Senior Accountant

Would you like to be part of the most international company in the world? A company operating in more than 220 countries worldwide and has been pioneering cross-border express shipping since 1969.  Would you like to be part of a business that connects people across the globe and want to make a difference? Then waste no time and join our amazing team at Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL). DHL Global Forwarding, Freight (DGFF) is the Group's air, ocean, and road freight specialist. We offer standardized transport as well as highly specialized end-to-end solutions to customers in a wide range of industries globally.

DHL Global Forwarding has an opening for Senior Accountant in Saudi Arabia. In this specific position you will have to Ensures that the clearance Analyze and implement Accounting and General Ledger (GL) plans and objectives to prepare financial statements in line with GL strategy, Group policy, internal and external accounting principles, regulations, and compliance requirements.

Join us in connecting people and improving lives!

In this Senior Accountant position

  • You will analyze and implement Accounting and General Ledger (GL) plans and objectives as per defined guidelines and processes
  •  You will have to prioritize and deliver Accounting / GL processes and activities such as reconciling outstanding account balances, maintenance of accurate records and control reports, etc.
  •  You will deploy best practices to achieve service delivery for own assigned area in line with required standards, targets, and schedules.
  • You will conduct day to day administration of activities for detailed financial analysis of operating results and proposed activities to aid management decision making.
  •   You will guide other team members to resolve day to day issues in service delivery such as complex reconciliations.
  •   You will perform accounting services for a number of countries with medium to high complexity to enhance financial data quality, achieve compliance and manage risk appropriately.
  •  You will ensure the preparation of financial statements as per accounting guidelines and timely implementation of changes to conform to relevant financial standards.
  •   You will have to ensure accuracy, timelines and the general integrity of the accounting function and related reports.
  •   You will have to provide consulting on accounting matters, and analysis for senior managers
  •  You will resolve medium complexity and more difficult accounting issues such as consolidation issues or segment reporting.
  •  You will have to prepare and review P&L and balance sheet analysis that supports notes and management commentary in the statutory financial accounts and reports
  •  You will have to convey others to support reporting and reconciliation tasks
  •  You will have to analyze extensively all issues and recommend proposals for service improvements to deliver higher quality and/or lower cost
  •  You will analyze acccounting activities to identify trends and areas for improvement and implement enhancements
  •  You will have to deliver accounting initiatives and projects in line with accounting principles, financial policies, controlling guidelines, Group standards and legal requirements.

Now, here’s what we need from you

  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience in a related field.
  • Ability to define, develop and document business processes and procedures.
  • Basic understanding of custom clearance procedures
  • Computer processing and system / data entry orientation, with various PC software.
  • Hazardous Material familiarization.

We offer:

  • Opportunities in a global company where you can contribute your ideas and skills to move towards our shared goals.
  • Possible further career development
  • Competitive salary

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. The development of talented women in our organization will be a focus for us and an important part of our DGF Strategy 2025. 

We aspire to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than 30,000 passionate employees
  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times
  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World.

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: Connecting People, improving lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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