Financial Accountant

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6535

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a titan within the lighting industry, and have a global presence for the products and markets that they cover. They are seeking to expand their workforce and are looking for a Financial Accountant to manage the finances, for their KSA office, based in Riyadh.

Client Details

The organization is a well-established and growing company, partnering with cities worldwide and exploring various way to provide their products and services in a sustainable and efficient way. They also offer multiple solutions which are backed with their expertise and understanding of planning, designing, and implementation.


* Managing of all Middle East group entities' day-to-day financial and accounting activities
* Managing accounting operations like inventory accounting, expense recognition, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and the general ledger.
* Ensuring high-quality control over financial reporting, control, and transactions.
* Managing and adhere to federal, state, and local reporting requirements, as well as filings for taxes (including VAT) and other regulatory reports.
* Conducting a formal, timely review and reconcile all balance sheet accounts.
* Analysing financial reports and forecasts, combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough understanding of accounting principles;
* In charge of entering, reporting, and reconciling all cash and bank transactions for all Middle Eastern businesses.
* Assisting with audits and statutory reporting at the end of the year to ensure that Group close deadlines are met.
* Providing management with reports and analysis of the financial results, preparing budgets and financial forecasts, and carrying out daily treasury tasks like managing cash, funding, and (preparing) reporting
* Managing all government portals, including GOSI, Mudad, ZATCA, MISA, and others, and submitting them on time are among the responsibilities of this position.
* Filing quarterly VAT returns
* Keeping the office's petty cash
* Going to government departments or ministries for approvals or attestation

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary, along with being a part of a growing organization. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates within the accounting function to further progress their career with a large, manufacturing and designing company.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, feel free to apply.


* Around 3+ years of experience in within the accounting function
* International accounting qualification is required: CA, ACCA, or CPA.
* Languages: English and Arabic are mandatory - Saudi Nationals are encouraged to apply
* Strong understanding in KSA systems and portals is necessary
* Strong analytical, problem solving, planning and project management skills
* Excellent Excel and MS Office skills
* Good knowledge of accounting software
* Good communications skills, along with the ability to work well with a team

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Financial Accountant salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 6,000

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