Finance and Accounts Manager

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Job Description

Reporting to GCFO  Direct reports: 5-7 staff

Experience with Qatar Central Bank reporting requirements is highly preferred.

Main Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting

–           Monthly annual closing of accounts

–           Prepare Consolidation on monthly basis

–           Prepare Quarterly and Annual Financial Statements of the Group

–           Review Quarterly and Annual Financial Statements of the Subsidiaries

–           Manage the relation with auditors, the focal point for External and Internal Audit

–           Assist in preparation of strategy and business plan

–           Manage and report on Group Taxation as per Qatari laws

–           Monitor QCB reporting

–           Advise on accounting matters

Accounts Management

–           Reconcile and control all GL activities

–           Escalate the differences and issues to management

–           Liaising with other departments to get information required to prepare reconciliations

–           Review accuracy and proper classification of GL entries and monitor chart of accounts on daily basis

–           Review payments and journal entries vouchers and also approve system entries posted

–           Ensure posting of monthly accruals, prepayments and clearance of suspense accounts

–           Support enhancement of departmental policy and procedures and develop/enhance procedures related to respective section, implement procedures and controls covering all areas of activity including awareness, understanding and undertaking of the Bank’s information security policy to ensure adherence and effective implementation

Required skills:

–           Bilingual (Arabic/English)

–           Team management and leadership traits

–           Capability and adaptability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines

–           Strong communication skills

–           Strong presentation skills

–           Fluent in Arabic & English written and spoken English

–           Results oriented who like to think out of box to deal with the challenges and always believe in accountability and ownership

–           Oracle knowledge and experience is preferred

Minimum Qualification and Experience:

–           Minimum CA/CPA /ACCA

–           Degree in Accounting or Finance

–           minimum 7 year experience in banking and finance function of which at least three years in a managerial position/