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Job Specification

Job Type: Full-Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: FMCG

Job Summary

Functional Area: Accounting & Finance
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Chief Accountant
Reporting line: CFO
Preferred nationality: Open to all Nationalities
Experience: 8- 10 years of experience

The Company
Our client is a well-established poultry wholesaler based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that offers a wide range of poultry products to a variety of distribution channels.  Through growth, a fantastic opportunity has developed for a Chief Accountant to undertake a variety of tasks relating to Accounting & Finance operations.

Key Responsibilities
• Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
• Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
• Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
• Research technical accounting issues for compliance
• Support month-end and year-end close process
• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
• Manage and comply with local and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or any related accounting courses
• CPA certification is an added advantage
• Prior experience in FMCG Industry is an added advantage
• 8 to 10 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
• Proven working experience as a Financial controller
• MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel
• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
• Experience with creating financial statements
• Able to work independently and highly meticulous
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
• Outstanding phone and email etiquette

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to profiles@darlingtonme.com referencing ‘Chief Accountant’ in the subject line.

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