Chief Accountant – Syria Branch (Homs)

Job Role:

The Chief Accountant is responsible for overseeing book keeping and accounts reconciliation to maintain proper bookkeeping as per standards and best practices of IFRS. The Chief accountant makes sure the accounting reports are issued in a timely manner as per the Company’s reporting requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Perform full set of accounting cycles and ensure timely closing of accounts.
  • Perform manufacturing cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments and cash-flow for submission to the management.
  • Manage and oversee the entire accounting team.
  • Conduct all necessary trainings to keep the team’s skills and knowledge up to date.
  • Ensure that all necessary documents are requested, collected, and compiled & procedures are adhered to according to the internal company policies & procedures.
  • Review corporate and personal income tax returns to ensure accuracy.
  • Detect and address potential compliance issues proactively.
  • Controls operational aspects of the business such as inventory, raw material costs and overheads
  • Maintain compliance with all country regulations at all times.
  • Maintain highly organized and updated client files.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals.
  • Prepares actual vs. budget reports in addition to other analytical reports that are commensurate with the Manufacturing sector.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Min 3-5 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly in Manufacturing Industry is preferred.
  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous.
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
  • Very Good MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel.
  • Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
  • Working experience in SAP is highly regarded.
  • Familiarity in US GAAP and SOX is advantageous.
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