A leading, global lawfirm is seeking an experienced Accountant to join the Riyadhoffice. Our client operates in over thirty countries, withdiversity therefore being a core value of the firm.
The successfulcandidate for this position will be the first point of contact forall finance related matters, in addition to overseeing theday-to-day running of the Finance function.
Reporting directly tothe Finance Manager who is based in Abu Dhabi, this role requiresan in-depth understanding of the processes, concepts and policiesunderlying the specific finance activities required in SaudiArabia.
Key responsibilities include; processing of payroll,preparation of financial accounts for audits, reconciliation ofbalance sheets, processing statutory invoices and supplierpayments, expense reports and performing ad-hoc reporting andprojects for partners and management.
Additionally, the roleinvolves liaising with partners and the global finance team toestablish and track the Riyadh budget, as well as providingprofessional support to fee-earners and business services staff inaccordance with the Firm's policies and procedures.
To be considered for this position,candidates should have 4+ years of accounting experience,specifically international law firm experience.
It is an essentialrequirement of the role to hold a qualification in CIMA, ACCA orICAEW, in addition to proficiency in MS Office Excel.
Exceptionalorganisational and communication skills are required in English;Arabic language fluency would be advantageous.
This role is open toboth Saudi Nationals and non-Nationals (non-nationals require atransferable Iqama). The successful candidate for this role will bea pragmatic and self-motivated individual, who has the ability tooperate under pressure and able to interact with people at alllevels.