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Chief Accountant

Inspire Selection

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP314-1202

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This is a very exciting start-up company in the fin-tech industry. The new set-up is backed by a well-known e-commerce business. This job can be based in Riyadh.

Job Responsibilities:

• Supervise and reconcile accounts payable and receivable – most of which is done by the junior accountants
• Produce monthly accounting reports & commentary
• Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
• Suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
• Provide technical support and advice on all accounting
• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
• Plan, assign and review their work
• Manage 3 accounting assistants and bookkeepers
• Ensure compliance with IFRS
• Cashflow forecasting
• Provide input into department’s goal setting process
• Prepare financial statements
• Produce budget according to schedule
• Assist with tax audits and tax returns
• Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
• Support year-end close process
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

SAR 15,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: STOCK OPTION


• Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance
• ACCA or ACA qualified
• High calibre, perfect English, able to communicate with Senior Management team clear
• Min 5 years’ experience at one of the top 4 auditing firms (financial services audit specifically)
• Ideally 1-2 years in industry
• Solid understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Awareness of business trends
• Experience of producing financial statements
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
• Hands-on experience with different accounting software packages
• Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP and pivot tables
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
• Must be based in KSA or the UAE and able to join at short notice

About the Company

Inspire Selection is an award winning recruitment agency, headquartered in Dubai which recruits across the Middle East region. We employ highly knowledgeable, professional consultants who are experts in connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Our reputation has been built upon our honesty, integrity and our ability to source candidates of the highest calibre right across our specialist sectors. As a result, we are recruitment partners to a wide spectrum of organisations - from leading blue chip companies to smaller, local businesses. Sectors we cover include HR, Administration, Finance & Accounting, Legal, Sales & Marketing including Digital Marketing, IT, Oil/Gas/Energy, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Higher Education.

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SAR 14,000

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