Chief Accountant

General Information

Risk Management
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Jun 20, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Ensure records of all financial transactions are accurate and up-to-date
2. Oversee financial discrepancies investigations and internal audit findings and provide support and recommendations for the efficient resolution of cases
3. Review and approve bank reconciliation and third party reconciliation
4. Manage relationship with vendors and monitor all vendors related activities and transactions
5. Maintain, monitor and collect on various accounts receivable
6. Monitor processing of payrolls as per applicable policies and procedures
7. Monitor research and bench marking studies; analyse data collected to generate comprehensive analytical and numerical reports
8. Ensure appropriate financial control in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
9. Cooperate with external auditors to carry-out external auditing
10. Advise and assist management in the compilation and control of budgets
11. Supervise the day-to-day operation of the accounting providing expertise and knowledge to accountants
12. Monitor the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.

Academic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business
Administration, Accounting, Finance or
any related fields
• Master’s degree is a plus
• CPA is a must

Required Language:
• English
• Arabic
• French (is a plus)

Required Software:
• MS Office (Advanced Excel,
Proficiency in Word and PowerPoint)

Work Experience:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a
Chief Accountant preferably in the
insurance industry or for a big group of

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