Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position: GL Accountant
Company: Nakilat
Location : Doha, Qatar

Job Summary and Purpose

Plan, coordinate, supervise and control the efficient maintenance of the General Ledger function, while ensuring compliance with the all relevant accounting policies and procedures of the company.


• Handle and oversee all GL related activities for QGTC and all subsidiaries companies, while ensuring compliance with the company approved related policies and procedures.
• Supervise all month-end and year-end accounting procedures including preparation of journal entries for General Ledger function.
• Monitor and control the monthly and quarterly reconciliation of accounts against respective ledgers, with follow-up and clearing of any outstanding items. Periodically review/analyze and reconcile the GL accounts to ensure accurate cost is captures, require provision is maintained and ensure subsequent accrual is reversed for actual invoiced booked.
• Book Accruals, provisions as per Company’s policy and procedure, and provide detail reconciliation of Accrued Income.
• Reconcile and accurately post applicable financial transactions related to the general ledger.
• Maintain fixed deposit schedule and pass monthly accrual entry on interest due.
• Maintain Schedule for all Accrued expenses in respective Companies.
• Provide advice and assistance on accounting related matters as needed.
• Prepare and review all bank account reconciliation, pass bank entries, check all bank accounts and ensure end balance are tally with bank statements.
• Deale with internal and external auditors and prepare audit schedules and requirements.
• Review and analyze GL Expenses and reconcile and ensure that accruals are reversed for services entries passed.
• Maintain accounting records for special accounts, organize activities and set priorities to meet agreed/provided timelines.
• People Management:
• Manage direct team and oversee their performance management, recruitment, training and development to ensure high levels of engagement and competence (in coordination with the Head of General Ledger).

Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ):
• Adhere to all relevant SHEQ policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.
• Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
• Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.

• Carry out any other duties as directed by the Head of General Accounting.

Key Result Areas
• Implement accounting practices and procedures
• Maintain financial security
• Compliance with all accounting standards


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any related field.

• 3 - 5 years of related experience in a similar position, preferably in a similar industry

Job Specific Skills:
• Knowledge of accounting and financial principles and tools (International Financial Reporting Standards, GAAP etc.)
• Knowledge of SAP related modules.

About the Company

Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (known as Nakilat, which means carriers in Arabic) is a Qatari-listed shipping company established by the State of Qatar to own, operate and manage LNG vessels and to provide shipping and marine-related services to a range of participants within the Qatari hydrocarbon sector. Nakilat is an integral component of the supply chain of some of the largest, most advanced energy projects in the world undertaken by Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, RasGas and their joint venture partners for the State of Qatar.

Nakilat was established in 2004 and is a joint stock company owned 50% by its founding shareholders and 50% by the public. Nakilat owns 54 LNG vessels, making it the largest LNG ship owner in the world. Our fleet of vessels transport LNG produced from Qatars North Field, the worlds largest non-associated gas field with approximately 15% of the worlds total proven reserves to global markets. These vessels, ordered from Korean shipyards, incorporate the latest technology for safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation of LNG.

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Accountant salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 5,500

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