Chief Accountant in a Palestinian Insurance Company

الوصف الوظيفي

Talal Abu - Ghazaleh Recruitment and Human Resources Development (TAG - Recruit) is a firm specialized in offering distinctive recruitment services to organizations and individuals through our staff trained and prepared for this purpose. Our company not only recruits those qualified to fill available positions, but also goes beyond that to utilize the optimal selection methods along with assessment, provision of advice and guidance and assistance in the explanation of their job duties to new staff.

Being a member company of the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization whose activity extends to most countries around the globe gives us an extra advantage in that it allows us to utilize diverse highly qualified cadres who can very quickly adjust to any work environment.

TAG- Recruit announces for a chief accountant vacancy in a well-established and prominent insurance company in Palestine

Chief Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities

-Primarily responsible for communicating to and completing any assignments by the GM, Deputy GM, and Head of Corporate Development of the company on all matters relating to those entities’ finances
-Prepare complete year-end financial statements for audits including disclosures, statement of cash flows and a complete workpaper audit package
-Responsible for preparing timely and accurate financial statements based on IFRS and/or US GAAP
-Prepare at least quarterly and annual financial statements; balance sheet, income statement, cash flows, segmented financials, etc
-Prepare all month-end, quarterly and yearly closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocation
-Establish Internal Controls and accounting policies that provide verifiable documentation of approvals and events and ensure compliance with IFRS and applicable local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
-Prepare journal entries, various analyses and detailed schedules on an ongoing basis
-Manage accounts receivable and claim recovery collection and achieve management performance targets
-Develop and manage a system to ensure that the information submitted is reliable, accurate, and complete
-Be proficient with the financial reporting system and recommend, test, and implement changes to the financial reporting system on an ongoing basis
-Ensure key risks and issues relating to financial reporting are identified, documented, and communicated
-Integrate and create controls including integration with general ledger reporting and production of necessary accounting journals and reports to ensure accurate reconciliations with the financial statements
-Prepare cash flows analysis and 13 week cash flow forecast to ensure that adequate funds are available to meet Company needs
-Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors
-Assist external auditors in conducting cost effective audits that are completed on time.
-Develop and utilize forward-looking business plans and forecasts to provide insight into the company's potential growth and operations
-Financial analysis to be used to implement strategies (return on investment - ROI, what if scenarios, budgeting).  Note: Budgeting should include analysis of significant variances to actual amounts, explanations for variances and recommendations for improvements of negative trends
-Assist in establishing yearly objectives and meeting agendas
-Assist in the management and disposition of the company's real estate investments
-Corporate record keeping to ensure that all licenses and contracts are easily accessible
-Continuing to understand & implement more productive ways of using computer systems (hardware & software)
-Maintain his/her technical skills and of his/her department and evaluate staff in a tactful, constructive, and edifying manner
-Manage financial department staff; set objectives, monitor and assess performance and communicate results on an ongoing basis
-Work to develop procedure manuals for all accounting and reporting functions
-Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems.  Participate in corporate policy developments
-Create proper segregation of duties across and within the company’s departments
-Develop and utilize forward-looking business plans and forecasts to provide insight into the company's potential growth and operations
-Work with and supply reports to all departments and employees
-Possess or acquire knowledge of the Company and the insurance industry, and how interact sufficiently to assist/develop/supervise & monitor in items that follow


-Fluent in English and Arabic
-BS, Accounting/Finance from accredited university (MBA a plus)
-CPA or CA fully completed.
-Minimum of 5 years of accounting / auditing experience.
-Experience in financial accounting and reporting for P&C and/or Life insurance business
-IFRS financial reporting and/or statutory reporting experience
-Must have Insurance accounting experience
-Full cycle accounting experience
-Extensive experience in planning, forecasting, budgeting and internal control/audit control
-Proficient in all Microsoft Office products.
-Expert in excel
-Experience and knowledge in general ledger accounting software and Enterprise Resource Planning application
Personal Attributes

-High level of integrity and dependability with a stronger sense of urgency and results-orientation
-Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
-Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
-Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and maintain an “open door” policy with General Manager and Head of Corporate Development

لتصلك اخر برامج التشغيل والوظائف في الضفة الغربية على جوالك وبدون رسوم  ارسل حرف  ض  للرقم 37953

Interested candidates are requested to send their CVs to the following email

[email protected]
No later than: 20/10/2015
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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متطلبات الوظيفة
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Chief Accountant in a Palestinian Insurance Company
آخر موعد للتقديم 20 - Oct - 2015
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة No Experience
آلية التقديم
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