Chief Accountant
JOB TITLE: Chief Accountant
EMPLOYER: Oil and Gas Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-02 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-05-02

Position: Chief Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities:

- responsible for critical functions within the Department and capable of mentoring and assisting employees within the department;
- Utilize teamwork to develop departmental synergy
- benefits from the work of the team in order to develop internal cooperation;
- supervises the compliance with statutory accounting, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the company procedures;
- reviews, analyzes and eliminates all errors and inconsistencies made in the financial records, documents and reports;
- ensures that local and corporate policies, laws and regulations are complied with;
- reviews payables, receivables and weekly performance inspections;
- determines the proper management of financial transactions and approves transactions that are within the allowable limit;
- compiles and analyzes financial data to be included in the General Ledger and cost centers and documents business transactions;
- prepares the documents and the accompanying schedules for annual financial audit;
- governs the personnel and ensures their professional development;
- analyzes the transaction processes and identifies the fields that need additional accuracy and effectiveness;
- manages and monitors fixed assets system;
- complies with internal and external deadlines;
- applies cost accounting methods in order to get a clear idea about the activities of cost centers;
- responsible for accuracy and timely implementation of the internal control and cost control processes by the plant management;
- assists in the development of annual budgets;
- communicates with internal and external stakeholders for recording of accurate financial transactions
- coordinates the process of monthly closing, making of accruals and reconciliation of General Ledger accounts;
- responsible for all tax obligations and declarations of the Company;
- reviews and approves all contracts with 3rd parties;
- supports the mission, values and objectives of the Company during the implementation of day-to day activities;
- prepares and implements different accounting procedures;
- assists in the preparation of monthly management reports and consolidated reports under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
- co-operates with internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits;
- keeps records of the accounts system and all transactions and assets of the Company;
- reports, conduct analysis and ensures financial data integrity;
- in order to ensure the execution of job functions, performs oral and written instructions of the supervisor and complies with existing internal regulations of the Company.

Minimum qualifications:

- A bachelor's degree in finance or accounting
- At least 5 years of experience as Chief Accountant in a reputable company, O&G preferable
- Strong knowledge of IFRS and Azerbaijan Tax Code
- Have an international accounting certifications: ACCA, CPA, CIMA or like
- Have working experience with SAP or like ERP
- Have good communication and presentation skills

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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