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Accounting Team Lader

Azadea Group


Ref: KP561-991

Job description / Role

The Accounting Team Leader is responsible for defining, developing and implementing accounting plans, policies and procedures in order to meet the needs of the business.

Key Accountabilities
- Plan and implement work objectives and schedules for specific accounting processes in order to ensure that an effective service is provided to the business
- Identify, propose and develop appropriate policy and procedure improvements in own area and manage development projects as required in order to support the ongoing development of accounting provision and standards
- Prepare reports and non-routine financial data from statistical and financial information according to stated schedules so that all required information is available for review and decision making in a timely manner
- Identify, investigate and rectify routine errors and anomalies in data and reports in order to ensure accuracy of financial information
- Ensure that the organization is in compliance with the tax regulations and laws affecting the business
- Monitor accounting procedural compliance by employees to ensure that all systems are adhered to in support of the achievement of business objectives
- Provide professional advice and guidance to internal departments on accounting issues in order to ensure that accounting policies are properly applied and implemented and high standards in accounting practice are achieved and maintained
- Consult with tax advisors, preferably the assigned auditor, in order to be up to date with newly published laws
- Carry out functional supervisory responsibilities that include planning and assigning tasks, setting deadlines, monitoring results and quality, and relaying team's request to hierarchy
- Assist in recruiting, training, motivating and evaluating his / her team to ensure that the department has the necessary skill base and that staff are optimally motivated and enabled to maximize their potential and contribution to the company


- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Accounting or Finance; MBA or CPA is a plus
- 4-6 years of experience in a similar field
- Proficiency in MS Office
- Fluency in English

- Analytical Thinking
- Communication Skills
- Attention to details
- Customer Focus
- Decision Making
- Developing and Motivating Others
- Planning and Organizing

About the Company

Azadea Group is a premier fashion and lifestyle retail company that owns and operates more than 50 leading international franchise concepts across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe. Since its inception in 1978, the Group has grown a substantial chain of stores representing leading international brand names in fashion and accessories, food and beverage, home furnishing, sporting goods and multimedia.With over 11,000 employees, the company boasts a solid infrastructure overseeing more than 600 stores spread across 15 countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and United Arab Emirates.

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