Chief Accountant
JOB TITLE: Chief Accountant
EMPLOYER: Oil & Gas Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-08 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-07-08

Chief Accountant

Key Responsibilities

• Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, forecasting, budgeting etc.
• Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
• Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
• Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
• Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting.
• Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
• Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
• Issue project cost reports for review and approval.
• Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
• Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns.
• Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
• Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to Management.
• Provide direction, oversight and integrity to the accounting and financial reporting systems, to include the maintenance of a strong system of internal (budget) control.


• Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field preferably within Oil and Gas industry.
• Master and/or BA diploma in Accounting or Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or equivalent experience. Excellent knowledge of State / Government, and local regulations.
• Excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills.
• Ability to work with little or no supervision.
• Understanding of freight forwarding/logistics operations requirements.
• CPA certification, DipIFR Diploma will be considered as advantage.
• Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information, attention to details.
• Knowledge and proficient implementation skills in software tools such as ERP Software (such as 1C), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), ability to create complex formulas in Excel and other database applications.

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to with reference “Chief Accountant” in the email subject line. Only successful candidates (CV corresponding to all requirements) will be contacted.

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