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NKOM Financial Accountant Job

Requisition Id:  14025
Country:  QA
Department:  Finance
Category:  General: Established Indefinite
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COMPANY NAME  :  NAKILAT-KEPPEL OFFSHORE & MARINE LIMITED
WORK LOCATION : RAS LAFFAN

 

JOB PURPOSE
Report directly to Finance Manager, lead and manage both the financial and management accounting, ensuring that staff are well-developed and communication is open and clear.  Promote continuous improvement both internally within own team and externally across the organization. Contribute to the Company Plan providing and delivering action plans. Manage the risk profile in the department and identify and minimize operational and financial risks. 

 

EDUCATIONAL / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor Degree in Accountancy

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in fast-paced, preferably Multinational Company in Ship repair or marine industries.
  • Good knowledge in SAP.

 

COMPETENCIES
i. Generic 

  • Commitment to N-KOM Core Values
  • Good MS skills with particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel/PowerPoint
  • Fully understand the company organization structure and business functions 
  • Excellent knowledge in accounting and can solve complex accounting issues
  • Good strategic planning skills and able to interact will all levels
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Attention to details

 

ii. Functional

  • Technically competent in general accounting, financial and management accounting, costing and budgeting
  • Assist Shipyard Finance Manager to play a key role in strategic planning
  • Familiar with project cost accounting systems and procedures
  • Familiar with internal and external financial obligations of the company, e.g. adherence to Qatar tax law regulations
  • Familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Good knowledge of SAP FICO. Able to fully utilize SAP modules and provide proper advice and assistance to SAP specialist to implement new processes that require system modification

 

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manage the risk profile in the Finance Department and to identify and minimize operational and financial risks.  Any significant risk discovered to be highlighted to Finance Manager, to ensure that risk mitigating actions are promptly, appropriately and adequately taken.
  2. Maintain a strong, efficient and robust accounting system to support N-KOM’s strategic planning initiatives, operations and activities. Assist Finance Manager to establish department objectives, set targets, supervise and evaluate performance of finance staff. To facilitate technical leadership for all accounting and financial reporting matters and to ensure the overall integrity of the Finance Department.
  3. Review accounting policies and procedures to ensure that financial controls are sufficiently designed and operating effectively in accordance with accounting best practices to safeguard N-KOM’s assets and to maintain data integrity.
  4. Oversee internal and external financial reporting, and Budgeting
  5. Review financial statements, variance commentary and other accounting reports of the company to ensure that these reports are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and in compliance with regulatory requirements for timely submission to Nakilat and Keppel.
  6. Update Financial Model, review with the Finance Manager and provide summary of changes in order to keep track the amendments made thereto.
  7. Review and maintain Finance Department Employees Access Profile Matrix on SAP Accounting System, Plant Maintenance and other SAP Modules, and to ensure segregation of duties are in place within these SAP module systems.
  8. Focal point to coordinate internal and external audit requirements and liaise between senior management and external auditors. 
  9. Responsible in monitoring the yearly submission of Corporate Income Tax Return to Tax Department, Ministry of Finance.
  10. Meet agreed time for work completion/deadlines in preparing the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing and financial statements reports.
  11. Perform other duties as directed.
     


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