General Information

Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
May 23, 2024
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


A Law Firm is recruiting for the vacant position of General Ledger/ Accounts Payable Officer in the accounting department.

- BA in accounting, finance or equivalence – Master degree in accounting, finance or equivalence is a plus;
- At least 5 years’ experience in accounting & Lebanese taxation system – working on PIMS accounting solution is a plus;
- Good command over MS Office application, mainly MS Excel;
- Ability to communicate in English & Arabic, reading, writing & speaking. French is a plus;
- Self-organized, reliable, able to work under pressure & work both solely & in teams;
- Reports to the Chief Accountant;
- Post journal entries onto the accounting system (Suppliers Invoices, Payments, Bank, Closing Entries…);
- Set up supplier accounts for each supplier on the accounting system;
- Open supplier files for each supplier, including contracts, engagement letters, contact details, bank details, tax numbers, etc…
- Track non-residents suppliers & coordinate with the Chief Accountant should any Non-Resident Withholding tax applies;
- Confirm all payables balances with suppliers & reconcile any pending items twice a month to keep all balances accurate;
- Prepare/review Expenses Orders & facilitate the Chief Accountant and the Director of Administration & Finance review & approval;
- Receive reimbursements requests from staff & facilitate the Chief Accountant and the Director of Administration & Finance’s review & approval;
- Receive quotations from suppliers or other departments when applicable
- Prepare cheques for Management approvals;
- Execute payments, including salaries payments, when applicable; post salary transactions and payments in the accounting system , based on the calculation and order received from the Chief Accountant;
- Coordinate with the Chief Accountant & the Director of Administration & Finance to pay out taxes & social security contributions;
- Prepare and post the accruals and prepayments onto the accounting system, in coordination with the Chief Accountant for their calculation, and the monitoring of the corresponding accounts for proper re-allocation between the P&L and the balance sheet over the future periods;

- Monitor the reversal of accruals upon receipt and booking of invoices for avoiding over-stating the expenses;
- Review the accuracy of bad debt provisions;
- Prepare, Maintain & Review the fixed assets registry;
- Receive any fixed assets/materials ordered by the department under the supervision of the Chief Accountant and the Director of Administration & Finance;
- Follow up with other departments to obtain their delivery notes of assets;
- Manage the management and related parties transactions and review the corresponding entries onto the accounting system;
- Check the allocation of revenues and expenses onto different budget lines &/or classes;
- Prepare the calculation and analysis of all period end transactions for the Chief Accountant and the Director of Administration & Finance reviews;
- Review all transactions posted onto the accounting system on a daily basis and validate each one of them;
- Review the supporting documents for each journal entry pursuant to Lebanese law & A&A’s internal policies;
- Review the payroll, NSSF, Salary Tax & VAT calculation and transactions posted onto the accounting system;
- Run the P&L check and balance sheet clean-up on a monthly basis;
- Prepare reconciliations and studies to the management based on ad-hoc requests from management on specific subjects;
- Do other accounting or administrative work including, preparing cover letters, payroll, expenses orders, update database, etc… before deadlines &/or peak seasons & at the request of the Chief Accountant and the Director of Administration & Finance.

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