NES Fircroft

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Finance Operations Team Lead

Job Overview

Role Synopsis

Iraqi National

Responsible for leading the finance operations activities in accordance with the company processes & procedures to ensure accurate booking and full cost recovery. Supervise the local staff to ensure their work is completed accurately and efficiently.  Also provide assistance to the local staff development in order to improve the level of overall performance and delivery.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage resources across Accounts Payable and Treasury including co-ordination of invoice workflow for all the company International and Local suppliers.
  • Performing final invoice level review by applying Key Control checks before the final workflow approval in Financial Systems (Maximo / Filenet /Sun).
  • Proper execution and submission of payment runs and accurate payment allocations to vendors.
  • Posting journal entries after reviewing /ensuring proper supporting documents exist.
  • Manage all key management reporting including monthly KPI data, Vendor and Bank reconciliations.
  • Manage audit co-ordination with the company internal controls Manager for Government (state partner) cost recovery & statutory audits (international auditor).
  • Co-ordinate any system Issues across the team, working with IT team / Procurement and Supply Chain Team / the bank to get resolution of the issue.
  • Ensure compliance of company accounting policies, procedures, and the local Iraqi Tax regulations.
  • Timely Payments to vendors are in accordance with the company contractual Obligations in order to maintain the company reputation with suppliers.
  • Lead the month end close process for Accounts Payable & Treasury.

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Finance professional with 10+ years including experience with internal controls and accounting.
  • Ability to manage a large team independently in order achieve the desired objectives.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a high paced environment whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Competence with payment processes and systems.  Experience with banking system beneficial.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to deliver quality results in a challenging multicultural environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and remain flexible in developing environment.
  • Excellent general computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft office applications.
  • Competence with financial systems.  Experience with SUN, Maximo.
  • Skilful in English language, both oral and written.  Arabic language skills are a plus.

Role Synopsis
Responsible for leading the finance operations activities in accordance with the company processes & procedures to ensure accurate booking and full cost recovery. Supervise the local staff to ensure their work is completed accurately and efficiently.  Also provide assistance to the local staff development in order to improve the level of overall performance and delivery.

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.