Senior Accountant

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Posted On: 2023-04-03
  • Expires On: 2023-08-01 Expired

Job Details

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Job Category: Accounting / Finance
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Job Duration: Full Time

Job Description

Carry out accounting entries and paperwork tasks related to A/R, A/P, Assets and GL transactions efficiently.

Prepares month-end general ledger close journal entries and supporting reconciliations.

The accountant is responsible for the day-to-day activities and various responsibilities within monthly accounting close, reconciliations assist in analysis, and financial reporting activities. ​ Review trial balance and compare to reports, ensure implementing applicable accounting policies and procedures.


Job Responsibilities: 


·         Receive and verify invoices and acquisition for goods and services, invoices include (local and international suppliers), examples, insurance, products, service providers and others.


·         Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures and contract terms.


·         Prepare batches for invoices for data entry and enter invoices for payment (RGRs and match invoices) verify the accuracy of distribution.


·         Monitor accounts payable and ensure payments are up to date, process payment transfer request or check payment request.


·         Data entry for all payments done to the vendors (checks and transfers)


·         Resolve invoice discrepancies, reconcile vendor’s balances at least each month end.


·         Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments and vendors.


·         Ensure full accruals during month end and year end closing.


·         Always monitor and match the balances between the purchases module and the GL posting accounts. Also match between the inventory module and the GL inventory posting accounts.


·         Maintain accounts payable files.




·         Ensure up to date posting of invoices; follow up with opened invoices on a daily basis.


·         Monitor accounts receivable and ensure balances are always up to date.


·         Resolve accounts’ discrepancies, reconcile customers’ balances.


·         Correspond with customers and respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments and customers.


·         Always monitor and match balances between the sales module and the GL posting accounts.


·         Review aging file.


·         Make sure that accountant provide management status of dues on & respective collections on Monthly basis.


·         Prepare monthly customers specific provision if any.


·         Review Monthly bank reconciliation to ensure all entries is updated.


·         Approve daily equipment sales invoices




·         Ensure up to date posting of office expenses and other GL transactions.


·         Prepare monthly journal entries, accruals and GL account reconciliations including banks, prepaid and accrued expenses, etc.


·         Assist in preparation of intercompany transactions and consolidation entries.


·         Respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments.


·         Perform duties with attention to details and accuracy. Maintain problem-solving skills.


·         Cooperate with auditors of the company till receive stamped financial.


·         Manage stock adjustments and stock transfer


·         Review control accounts




·         Guide and answer any questions from External customers about VAT and other type of Tax if needed


·         Consult with our Tax consultant for any inquiry and get updating of any type of tax on time to reflect in our books


·         Manage online system and submit Tax return for company and make sure the payment done on time


·         Maintain Tax filling and make sure it is filling properly


·         Advise management on time for any new rules about Tax type (VAT ,…etc )




·         Follow up the due accounts receivable and other debit accounts, report on collections if required.


·         Assist credit control when required.


·         Assist in Annual stocktaking


·         Assist in Guide and help new accountants if needed


·         Assist Renewal Insurance policies


·         Handle cash.


·         Support in admin and government work if required.


Minimum Qualifications:


·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting or any equivalent degree


·         Minimum 5-8 years of accounting experience in distribution or trading company


·         Previous experience in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger entries


·         Knowledge in responding to auditors and getting company’s financials stamped


·         Knowledge in all local taxes / social security related to the entity and the employees




·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


·         Experience in ERP systems


·         Bilingual (Arabic, and English) is a must


·         Effective time management, organization and multi-tasking skills


·         Strong written and verbal communication skills