Senior Accountant - Finance - Kuwait job from Alshaya in Kuwait, Kuwait

Thursday 17th, March 2022



Accounting / Auditing

Alshaya is a reputed company based in Dubai. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Accounting / Auditing to join our team as Senior Accountant - Finance - Kuwait.

Job no: SAKWT
Location: Kuwait
Kuwait Head Office


Our multi-disciplined finance teams support and improve business performance while maintaining effective and robust control. We have teams working within our retail divisions; reviewing financial performance, identifying trends, spotting opportunities and supporting business planning and decision making. In our Central Finance Team, business performance is recorded, reported and analyzed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Finance staff also play an active role in the review and enhancement of business processes and technology usage.

The Role:

Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring the integrity of all financial data and transactions such as accurate and timely statutory & management reporting related accounting entries for assigned entities in Middle East. Whilst these primary skill sets are required, this role will be focused towards the General Ledger, Fixed Assets Accounting, Rent Accounting, Inventory Accounting, monthly reporting and annual closing of books.

You will be aligned to a specific area of the accounting team and will be having responsibility to collate, account, review and report financial information for broad areas as follows :

Accounting & Monthly closing:

Able to handle the complete accounting of an entity independently.
Finalization of accounting for monthly and annual closing
Knowledge of accounting standards & practices
Posting and accounting transaction in accordance with company’s Chart of Account.
Ensure correct application of company policy and procedures
Has to ensure integrity and correctness of all accounting data and transactions
Able to meet strict deadlines

Audit & Tax:

Capacity to independently manage the annual audit and finalization of audit reports
Substantiate and authenticate transactions by reviewing all supporting documents
Good understanding of tax norms and ensure to meet tax dead lines

Age preferably between 28 to 35
Minimum Qualification – B. Com. + 7 year experience in Retail Entity in account department.
Hands on experience of Oracle ERP System and Excel
Good Interpersonal skills and team worker

About Us:

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise which was first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering customers an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands, including: Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, Cos, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Vavavoom, Pottery Barn and KidZania.

Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey, and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.

Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to delivering great customer service and brand experiences.

Fresh, modern, and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving retail portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be.

Advertised: 02 Mar 2022 Arab Standard Time
Application close: 01 Apr 2022 Arab Standard Time

Skills required

How To Apply

Please submit your application as instructed in the job advert or Apply from Company Website