Accountant (CPA) for FMCG Giant

GI International
Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP101-166
GI International

The Role

The Role

A Leading MNC - FMCG is looking for Sr Accountant to join their team.

This position reports to Senior Accountant Bahrain. The incumbent is responsible to give support in all aspects to Plant Controlling Team in respect of Fixed Assets accounting and control, Actual overhead analysis and reporting and General ledger accounting and reporting to maintain a robust control framework.

Position Accountability Summary
Fixed Assets Accounting and Control and Capital Expenditures Process
• Ensure all the projects for CAPEX (Fixed Asset Portion and Expense Portion) are properly tracked and reported in due time, with the relevant analyses.
• Ensure timely and correctly booking of Capital expenditure and expenses for new projects and capitalization in time as per KFI policy.
• Ensure proper control of capital assets including tagging and verification of assets and maintenance of FA register in SAP.
• Ensure control over idle assets including timely identification and disposal as per KFI policy and local policy.

All Aspects of the Operations Controlling / Month Closing
• Ensure completion of all controlling task on regular basis and no delay in month closing activity.
• Review that cost are booked in correct GL and CC.
• Ensure corrections are done in time to support month closing.
• Prepare Balance sheet reconciliation for allocated GL accounts to support month closing.
• Prepare analysis as required to support Senior Accountant.
• Work with other departments to provide basic finance support function.
Statutory and Internal Audit
• Prepare FS and necessary schedules for statutory audits and internal audits to make sure easy review with auditors and smooth audit.
• Follow up and collect audit requirements from different departments as per schedule.
Overheads Reporting
• To prepare overheads reports and provide proper analysis to plant management on overheads as a tool to identify improvement areas and implement cost reduction measures.
• To circulate the actuals v/s plan to all cost center owners and challenge cost center owners on cost assumptions and update them on a monthly basis of cost over runs with a view to flag significant deviations if any and segregate phasing over permanent impacts.
• Overheads accounts planning for Balance sheet.
In Inter-Company Reporting:
• To rebill hosted cost functions on a q basis, ensure accurate coding and booking of incoming invoices
• To ensure adherence obtain necessary information, analyse it and elaborate it into the required formats.

Account Payable related
• Be a focal point for SAP relates issues for plant.
• Vendor Queries (non-3PL) are to be addressed quickly.
• Learn accounting for 3PL keeping in mind to take over the 3PL accounting
• Prepare required reports to aid business discussion/ decisions
Support leave management
• Be a backup for Stock count coordination and post count reconciliations along with CS&L, plant warehouse and 3p logistics location. Provide a MIS related to inventory write off’s and control processes, ensure posting of final adjustment.
Position Requirement Summary



Education, Experience & Specialized Knowledge
• Professional Degree in accounting (CA/ICWA/CPA/ACCA/ICMA/similar) with Min 2 years of experience in Financial Accounting and controlling.

Personal Attributes
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong technical & systems skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Action oriented, drive for results.
• Ability to work under pressure and bias for action.

Nationalities - Indians/Pakistani Only

Mandatory to have FMCG or MNC EXP
Aprox 20-25k Saudi Riyals p/m + Standard Benefits (flights , medical etc. we are looking for a strong caliber candidate whom would be able to progress up the ladder in the future to assume the Management Accountants position eventually.

About the Company

About the Company

GI International is a premier recruitment consultancy based in Dubai, with an impressive record of placing high caliber professionals across a wide range of organisations regionally.

Retained by blue chip companies and governments, we’ve earned a reputation for successfully delivering high levels of client service & recruitment solutions in a timely and cost effective manner.

Every company is different, every job unique. So we make it our business to understand yours: allocating a dedicated consultant or account management team to understand your culture, commercial goals and strategic objectives.
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