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Chief Accountant - Saudi National


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP222-2940

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a philanthropic organisation in Riyadh, KSA requires a Chief Accountant to join them.

The Chief Accountant is in-charge of all accounting activities of both financial and management accounting. This role is to ensure a timely and diligent monthly closing of the financial accounts while being compliance with policies, laws, and regulations.

The main purpose of the position is to coordinate with other accounting team members for monthly closing procedures and deadlines; Review journal entries before posting to the books; Ensure cash safeguard operations are managed; Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations; Collaborated with external and internal auditors to assure compliance with local and international laws and regulations; Reviewed and approved balance sheet reconciliations monthly for audit review.

You will update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and being up to date with IFRS/Taxation changes.

The key result areas will be to create highly efficient operations and improved customer satisfaction (Internal/External), improve financial data integrity and accuracy to enable users to rely on financial data output and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and Internal Audit requirements.


Suitable candidates will be a Saudi National with 8 years of working experience. You must have hands-on experience in financial closing, consolidation and reporting. Oracle Fusion Experience is a plus

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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Chief Accountant salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 12,500

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