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GL Accountant

Job Requisition No.:  21182
Category:  Shore-Based

Reporting structure

Reports To:

Head of General Accounting

Direct Reportees:

None

 

** PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO QATARI CANDIDATES**

 

Job Summary and Purpose

Plan, coordinate, supervise and control the efficient maintenance of the General Ledger function, while ensuring compliance with the all relevant accounting policies and procedures of the company.

Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities:

Accounting:
1.    Handle and oversee all GL related activities for QGTC and all subsidiaries companies, while ensuring compliance with the company approved related policies and procedures.   
2.    Supervise all month-end and year-end accounting procedures including preparation of journal entries for General Ledger function.
3.    Monitor and control the monthly and quarterly reconciliation of accounts against respective ledgers, with follow-up and clearing of any outstanding items. Periodically review/analyze and reconcile the GL accounts to ensure accurate cost is captures, require provision is maintained and ensure subsequent accrual is reversed for actual invoiced booked.
4.    Book Accruals, provisions as per Company’s policy and procedure, and provide detail reconciliation of Accrued Income.
5.    Reconcile and accurately post applicable financial transactions related to the general ledger.
6.    Maintain fixed deposit schedule and pass monthly accrual entry on interest due.
7.    Maintain Schedule for all Accrued expenses in respective Companies.
8.    Provide advice and assistance on accounting related matters as needed. 
9.    Prepare and review all bank account reconciliation, pass bank entries, check all bank accounts and ensure end balance are tally with bank statements.
10.    Deale with internal and external auditors and prepare audit schedules and requirements.
11.    Review and analyze GL Expenses and reconcile and ensure that accruals are reversed for services entries passed.
12.    Maintain accounting records for special accounts, organize activities and set priorities to meet agreed/provided timelines.

Generic Accountabilities:

People Management:
13.    Manage direct team and oversee their performance management, recruitment, training and development to ensure high levels of engagement and competence (in coordination with the Head of General Ledger). 

Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ):
14.    Adhere to all relevant SHEQ policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
15.    Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.

Others:
16.    Carry out any other duties as directed by the Head of General Accounting.

Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4

Competencies

Accounting Policies & Procedures - Practitioner
Achievement Oriented - Intermediate
Audit Management - Practitioner
Collaboration & Team Work - Intermediate
Customer Centricity - Intermediate
Drive Vision - Intermediate
Empower & Nurture Talent - Intermediate
Financial Analysis - Practitioner
Financial Risk Management - Practitioner
General Accounting Processes - Practitioner
Interactive Communication - Intermediate
Professional Accounting Standards - Practitioner
Solution Oriented - Intermediate
Tax Strategy, Planning & Compliance - Practitioner

Key Result Areas

•    Implement accounting practices and procedures
•    Maintain financial security
•    Compliance with all accounting standards

Interactions and Working Relations

Internal:
•    Internal Auditors – to discuss compliance with international standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
•    Other Departments: to discusses issues related GL Entries & Accruals etc.    
External:
•    Subsidiary organizations and joint venture partnerships – for accounting-related matters
•    Interact with External Auditors for Audit finalization and requirements. 

Financial Authorities

Not Applicable

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any related field.
Experience: 
•    3 - 5 years of related experience in a similar position, preferably in a similar industry
Job Specific Skills:
•    Knowledge of accounting and financial principles and tools (International Financial Reporting Standards, GAAP etc.)
•    Knowledge of SAP related modules.

GL Accountant

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