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Director of Accounting
Summary
Title:Director of Accounting
ID:2009
Department:Finance
Location :Abha
Nationality :Saudi Arabia
Industry:Public Administration
Description
Key Responsibilities:

Operational:
Oversee all accounting operations and ensure accuracy and compliance
 Ensure application of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in preparation of journal entries and maintaining the GL
 Ensure adequate recording of financial transactions along with proof of execution/payment with vendors to accurately record revenue/costs
 Oversee efficient entry for payroll, salaries, benefits, and pensions payments into the accounting system for reporting purposes
 Oversee reporting and ensure development in accordance with standard forms to enable the proper assessment and financial control
 Manage escalated complex problems efficiently and in a timely manner
 Ensure coordination with the Treasury and Budget department to develop financial statements by providing timely and accurate GL and journal entries

Budget & Reporting:
Oversee department expenditures, budgeting process, tracking and reporting
 Oversee required contract development and negotiations for service providers/contractors in their own area
 Ensure effective reporting to the Chief and represent the department in internal and external meetings

People & Talent:
Foster ethical and responsible decision making by direct reports
 Support in recruiting talents as required
 Establish a high-performing, future-focused and proactive team ensuring that they are highly motivated, engaged and have a framework to perform at their best
 Conduct appraisal and review processes with direct reports and provide regular feedback
 Ensure professional development needs are fulfilled

Required Qualifications:
 Ability to undertake strategic thinking and application in a dynamic and fast-moving environment
 Excellent project management, organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
 Ability to effectively allocate and utilize financial and non-financial resources
 Ability to lead and supervise teams to inspire direction and purpose (including managing performance and workload allocation)
 The collaborative mindset with the ability to work with peers on joint projects and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals
 Excellent verbal and written communication
 Excellent problem-solving skills and a strong ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
 Excellent analytical skills and a high level of numeracy
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent from a recognized and accredited university
 Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized and accredited university is desirable
 A professional industry-recognized qualification such as CPA or equivalent is desirable
 15+ years of professional experience in Accounting in a fast-paced and dynamic environment in a leading organization
 Demonstrated success in building and managing a team
 KSA industry experience is desirable
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