Accounting & Financial Specialist

Job ID
AFS 07/17
Full time
Kingdom of Bahrain
Minimum 8 to 10 years of relevant work experience

Accounting & Financial Specialist

Code AFS 07/17

  • Ensure all accounting activities are in line with the approved practices and policies.
  • Performs trial balance adjustments and monthly closing entries.
  • Provide and improve Management reporting on financials; periodical reports on financials including Profit and Loss statements, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements.
  • Validate entries flowing from Sub Ledgers to General Ledger; entries flowing from other software systems interfaced with accounting software system
  • Periodical Accruals, Provisions and reversals.
  • Applying analytical procedures to detect errors.
  • Assist accounting staff and other Directorate staff having sub ledgers in the book-keeping and reconciliations when needed.
  • Recommend changes in the accounting system to increase effectiveness and efficiency; transformation, overhaul and modernization of the processes.
  • Support management decision-making process through provision of appropriate financial information and analysis.
  • Manager relationship with internal and external auditors monitor performance and corrective actions.
  • Build cross-functional relationships related to accounting and financial control
  • Set up management control tools over accounting and finance function.
  • Appraise and explain technical matters and implications related to accounting.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; and
  • Professional qualification such as CA, CPA, ACCA

Experience Required
Minimum 8 to 10 years of relevant work experience

Competencies Required

  • Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and experience of practical principles and practices of accounting and finance
  • The ability to objectively and critically analyze data and provide accurate assessments
  • Problem identification and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.
  • Proficiency in English (oral & written) is essential.
  • Knowledge of Arabic is an added advantage.

Interested candidates please send your CV along with a photograph in a word document.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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