Position Summary :
The Area Senior Accountant is responsible for leading monthly close and quarterly forecast processes along with other basic accounting responsibilities related to reconciliations, AR, and AP.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Manage the monthly close process and ensure proper documentation and filing of support information.
Calculate and prepare journal entries for local transactions as indicated in the monthly close.
Maintain leasing and subleasing master data base with high proficiency in IFRS 16 and GCC VAT compliance.
Monthly invoicing, working capital management and AR follow-up.
Reconciling complex FA registers, eliminations, Statutory and GAAP recos, etc.
Coordination and closely working with other functions for the information.
Assist with tax forecasting and local reporting
Assist with required local regulatory filings in order to meet all local compliance requirements
High proficiency in GCC VAT, WHT, taxes, etc.
Maintain local files as dictated by local tax and regulatory legislation
Preparation of accounting and administration reports as required by Home office
Assist with / coordinate special projects as needed
5 years or more in Finance or Accounting
ORACLE experience is highly desirable
Multinational business familiarity preferred
Experience in drilling / oilfield service industry preferred
Education and Training :
University degree preferred, preferably in business / accounting along with a professional certification.
Fluency in English
Personal Attributes :
Motivated, energetic, self-starter
Intelligent, sound judgment, common sense
Strong communication and organizational skills
Strong analytical skills and accounting technical knowledge
Ability to work well with people at all levels and from multiple cultures