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Chief Accountant (Female)

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Chief Accountant (Female)

Sector: FMCG 
Location: Baku
Candidates: Only women
Department: Accounting
Reports to: Finance Director

Receives work assignments: Head of financial controlling and management accounting
Works with: All departments/ Partners


• Responsible for timely monthly-consolidated financial statements, payments, cash flow.
•  Ensure preparation of management accounts (P&L, Cash Flow statement, Balance Sheet) for each month by a set deadline; 
• Check the accuracy and match the invoices, purchase orders, contracts, statements and other supporting documents, communicate with vendors for the uncertainties occurred, correspond to all vendor enquiries;
• Prepares financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position 
• Analyze transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved
• To develop and maintain accounting/business procedures and relevant financial management information. 
• To complete adequate financial analysis and assessments in all areas which are relevant to the success of the company (e.g. assist production with project financing).
• Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits 
• Review and comment both purchasing and sales agreements 
• Work with the various departments to coordinate the proper flow of accounting information and resolve issues on an on-going basis; 
• Work with ERP team in ensuring proper operation of automated controls over business processes and availability of reliable data;
• Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly, quarterly, yearly reports
• Ensure proper reconciliations, checks and error detection procedures are in place.
• Ensure timely submission of tax filings to the tax authorities by pre-determined deadlines;
• Perform regular reviews (at appropriate circumstances by involving a professional tax consultant) to identify tax risks and suggest solutions to minimize and/or eliminate the risks;
• Management of regular external audits 
• Other financial management duties
• Leading and management of the IFRS implementation/transition project;
• Oversee the integration project of locally developed ERP system with LOGO ERP software
•  Management and control of the finance function reorganization project;
•  Leading and management of the IFRS implementation/transition project;
•  Regular control and management of operations of finance team, along with day to day supervision of department heads of finance function; 
•  Control and supervision of timely and accurate preparation and submission of external reports (IFRS reports and tax reports);
•  Development and maintenance of effective internal control system and accounting policies, regular review of policy and procedures for improvement purposes;
•  Development and further control of budgeting, budget control and monitoring procedures;
•  Regular preparation and submission of management reports, including a report on interpretations of financial position and financial performance of company;
• Development of financial management mechanisms to minimize financial risk;
• Communication and coordination of the annual and regular audit with the external and internal auditors.
• Check the accuracy and match the invoices, purchase orders, contracts, statements and other supporting documents, communicate with vendors for the uncertainties occurred, correspond to all vendor enquiries;
• Review verified employee expense reports and pay them in regard with the requests for advances;
• Keep track of payments to suppliers when due and charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries, control expenses.
• Reconcile accounts payable transactions and prepare the analysis of accounts;
• Provide supporting documentation for audits;
• Maintain vendor files;


• Higher economic education - essential.
• 5+ years of accounting experience, at least 3 years as chief accountant. 
• Possession of specialized accounting software (ERP systems-Logo).
• Excellent knowledge of accounting and taxation.
• Good knowledge in legal matters.
• Leadership - the willingness to make decisions and take responsibility.
• Good workable knowledge of MS Office programs (Excel, Word)
• Big 4 experience is preferred
• Good knowledge of Azerbaijani, Russian and English.
• High communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with many tasks at the same time. 
• Excellent problem solving and leadership skills are required
• Candidates with experience of development /implementation of ERP systems are highly desired  Master Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Audit
• Part-qualified with ACCA or CIMA students (or students of any other relevant qualifications) will be preferred
• Advanced skills in Excel (construction of routine spread-sheet applications) and all relevant software packages (Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Outlook, PDF editors )
• Leadership and project management skills
• Very strong communications and stakeholder management experience
• Ability to understand and reorganize business procedures
• Advanced knowledge on financial accounting and IFRS reporting (backed up with sound reporting experience)
• General local tax compliance knowledge is preferred
• Management accounting knowledge (with main focus on costing, budgeting and internal control)
• Knowledge on variety of bank products, their nature and how they operate  
• Financial management knowledge, particularly knowledge on management of working capital  and risk management

Attention: The candidates will go through initial CV screening review. Those candidates ONLY who succeeds based on CV screening will be contacted via email and/or phone and will be invited to interview.

Salary: Will be determined after the interview.

Deadline: 15.07.2017

Please indicate the name of the position “Chief Accountant” in the subject line of the application e-mail and send to e-mail address:

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