Senior Accountant

General Information

Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Lebanon - Beirut
Date Posted:
Nov 28, 2023
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


The Senior Accountant will perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. Responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, assisting with preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Complete monthly close of books; preparing general ledger entries including accruals and prepaid in accordance with IFRS
• Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, general ledger accounts, and financial reports
• Perform monthly variance analysis on P&L and balance sheet accounts and field questions within the organization
• Identify and implement ideas to streamline the accounting process
• Create and recommend operational accounting policies and procedures
• Work cross functionally with other groups within the organization identifying issues, trouble shooting, and problem solving
• Prepare year-end financial reporting package
• Delegate, review, and follow up on work of Staff, Junior, and Clerical Accountant(s)

•Assist in special projects as needed

• Detail-oriented
• Strong financial skills
• Strong knowledge in Tax laws and GAAP in Lebanon and France

• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification
• Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively
• Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback.
• Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently
• Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
• Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
• Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment
• Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction


Education and Experience:

Bachelor or Technical degree (TS3 or LT)
Minimum 3 years of related experience
Previous experience in European especially French accounting laws and practice is a must.

Language Skills

Fluent in Arabic, English, and French

Computer Skills
• Proficient in Financial and/or Accounting ERP systems and procedures.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products (especially in Excel)

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