May 31, 2005

Accountant for a Multinational

Kindly find below the job description for an "Accountant" job opening at one of the world's biggest Multinational Co. due to start their operations July 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.


Interested applicants should send their C.V's to:
Applicants should send an updated personal photo.

The Email Subject Line should read: "Accountant Job Opening –Certified Public Accountant"; emails received that do not read as specified will not be automatically deleted.


Oversees the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and other key financial control documents, ledger and/or account maintenance, and relevant data entry; ensures compliance with country laws, rules and regulations, while maintaining appropriate internal control safeguards.

Prepares institutional-level financial statements and various fiscal and/or budget reports, as appropriate to area of accounting specialty, to include projections, analyses, and conclusions.
Plans, coordinates, and monitors the daily activities of the unit, ensuring smooth, efficient work flow and adherence to objectives, company and departmental policies and procedures, and operating standards.

Provides technical guidance and expertise to subordinates and client management and/or technical staff in the day-to-day management of accounting activities within area of specialty.
Develops record keeping procedures and manages appropriate department records in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and standards.

As appropriate to the position, participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the unit; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations.

Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures.
Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems related to transactions handled by the unit; serves as liaison with other constituencies in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting from a nationally/international acknowledged university.
Certified Public Accountant [CPA Holder]
At least 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Previous experience working with international/multinational companies.


Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Records maintenance skills.
Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and practices within area of accounting specialty.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Knowledge of business practices and procedures.
Ability to assess operational requirements and to plan and organize work flow patterns and schedules.
Ability to prepare financial reports.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited physical effort required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Language Requirements:
Arabic – Fluent Oral and Written – Mother Tongue
English – Fluent Oral and Written – Mother Tongue

Age Requirement:

Not more than 28 years old.

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