Record to Report Associate/ Senior Accountants

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-1364

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Finance & Admin Business Analyst is essential to the ongoing profitable operations for one of the most globally recognized and respected companies in the world. By overseeing our financial activities, you will enable IBM to continue to bring to market ground-breaking innovations such as Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Solutions, Cloud Infrastructure, and Blockchain technologies, to name a few.

This position is based in IBM Cairo CPS, role is for Finance Shared Service Centre. You will handle all stockholders for Record to Report Departments for a premium client. This role will work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that statutory reporting, best practices and digitization is fully embedded in the functional areas to achieve the organizational objectives.

• Handle month end activities for a legal entity
• Handle client communication for the legal entity handled
• Highlight process issues/challenges to tackle
• Generate process improvement ideas
• Participate in calls with client on process related issues
• Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
• Process rule & non rule-based journals
• Process intercompany transactions & reconciliations
• Process fixed assets / project accounting transactions
• Perform allotted month end activities
• Perform reconciliations and aging summary
• Independently handle reconciliations of a business unit / legal entity
• Consolidate, review & highlight aged open items in reconciliations
• Perform intercompany transactions & reconciliations
• Gather inputs and support in preparation of financial & Management report


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• Graduate in Commerce (B.Com)
• Commerce Graduate – Accounting &/or Finance
• Any Accounting certificate is a plus
• SAP Knowledge/experience
• Min 3-6 years of experience in Accounts Receivable vertical.
• Applied knowledge of overall accounting process
• Expertise in any specific accounting process – Fixed Assets, Inter company, General Accounting & Reporting
• Good Accounting skills, Good computer skills, very good data entry skills, Analytical skills, Problem solving skills, working experience in an SAP ERP, Good verbal and written communication skills
• Fluency in English and Arabic language

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.