Job opening for CHIEF ACCOUNTANT
(13 - 18 yrs.)
Muscat - Oman
Keywords: Accounting, Sap, Budgeting, Cost Control, Reporting
Role Purpose: · Lead the set-up of the accounting system of 6 new companies. Yearly budget above 200 M$. · Participate pro-actively in the implementation of SAP / accounting system for the 6 new entities in collaboration with the SAP and Finance Expert · Lead the monthly and yearly closure process · Process of invoices. Analyze and follow-up on invoices in the workflow and ensure accuracy of posting in the accounting system (SAP) including the compliance with tax obligation (eg: WHT) · Ensure that company rules are properly followed · Lead the writing of all procedures linked to Accounting · Participate proactively in the writing of all Finance-related procedures · Ensure that taxes (income tax, WHT) filing are properly done and on time. Ensure that taxes are paid on time. · Lead the implementation of VAT for all company entities. Ensure the entities complies with the law. Understand the impact of VAT. · Work in team with 2 accountants based in Paris · Actively participate in and support the budget and reporting exercises · Take the lead in the statutory audits, partner / government audits · Ensure compliance with SOX control, IFRS, Group Standard and contractual obligations · Act as Treasurer, if required · Act as Cost Controller, if required Requirement: · At least 10 year experience in a similar position if the candidate has a strong and proven track record. Otherwise, 15+ years of experience in accounting / finance required. · Previous exposure to reporting, budgeting or cost control is a definite plus. · Professional designation (Certified Accountants, Chartered Financial Analyst – CFA) is a plus · Strong knowledge of SAP · International dimension: close relationship with Paris Finance team required. Need to build a relationship of trust · Important time constraints: months closures, year closures, reporting. Heavy workload expected during limited period of time. Overtime may be required to meet deadlines.
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