Senior Accountant (General Ledger) - Finance - Kuwait

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Location: Kuwait
Kuwait Head Office


Our multi-disciplined finance teams support and improve business performance while maintaining effective and robust control. We have teams working within our retail divisions; reviewing financial performance, identifying trends, spotting opportunities and supporting business planning and decision making. In our Central Finance Team, business performance is recorded, reported and analyzed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Finance staff also play an active role in the review and enhancement of business processes and technology usage.

The Role:

Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring the integrity of all financial data and transactions such as accurate and timely accounting of invoices, supplier payments, suppliers aging and accounts payable control. Whilst these primary skill sets are required, this role will be focused towards the General Ledger and closing of accounts. You will be aligned to a specific area of the business and will collate, review and report financial information.

Accounting & Monthly closing Responsibilities:

  • Able to handle the complete accounting of an entity independently.
  • Finalization of accounting for monthly and annual closing
  • Knowledge of accounting standards & practices
  • Posting and accounting transaction in accordance with company’s Chart of Account.
  • Ensure correct application of company policy and procedures
  • Posting and accounting transaction in accordance with company’s Chart of Account.
  • Has to ensure integrity and correctness of all accounting data and transactions
  • Able to meet strict deadlines

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Accounting or finance degree, preferably with a recognized accountancy qualification
  • Experience in G/L
  • At least 4 years' experience in a accounting or finance role
  • Experience gained in either retail or FMCG sectors
  • Strong systems knowledge and expert user of MS Office and Oracle
  • Strong English communication skills

About Us:

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise, first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands to customers.

Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.

Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to authentically deliver great customer service and brand experiences.

Fresh, modern and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, through to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be. Brands such as Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania.

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