Chief Accountant
JOB TITLE: Chief Accountant
EMPLOYER: Gilan Retail Group MMC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-01-09 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-02-08


Position: Chief Accountant

Employment type: Full-time

Required work experience: from 3 to 5 years

Job location: Azerbaijan / Baku

Education: Bachelor

Languages Level

Azeri: Native
English: Good ( preferable)
Russian: Good ( preferable)


• Responsible for preparation of all tax and statutory reports;
• Develop and implement various accounting procedures;
• Preparation of the monthly statutory accounts and consolidated financial statements under US GAAP and IFRS;
• Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits;
• Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all company transactions and assets;
• Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, cost centers and documents business transactions;
• Coordinate monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts;
• Assist with annual budgets – prepares all allocations;
• Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company procedures;
• Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports;
• Prepares work papers and supporting schedules for the annual financial review;
• Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all financial information.
• Assures compliance with local and corporate policies, regulations and laws;
• Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs;
• Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits;
• Distributes monthly comparison reports and cost center reports according to schedules;
• Applies cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance;
• 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;
• Closely maintains and monitors the fixed assets system;
• Adheres to internal and external deadlines;
• Support the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities;
• Responsible for knowing critical functions within the department and capable of mentoring and assisting employees within the department;
• Other duties assigned by the management.


• Skill, Knowledge and Abilities
• Strong knowledge of local tax and legal legislation
• Strong communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to prioritize responsibilities
• Ability to work under pressure and in flexible working hours
• Adaptation to change
• Excellent Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Internet, etc.)

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