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Accountant- GL | Real Estate | Cairo, Egypt

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Date: 20-Jun-2019

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 34611

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Position

Role Purpose

Ensure accurate business reporting by adhering to robust closing activities.


Key Accountabilities

• Ensures an accurate & timely month, quarter & year-end closing providing all necessary regular & irregular analysis.

• Participate in preparing monthly cash reports.

• Ensure timely year end audit and provide support to the external audit.

• Participate in preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations. 

• Ensure reconciliation of inter-company accounts and rectification of reconciling items.

• Ensure that all transactions are properly accounted in the General Ledger and in the correct cost and profit centers.

• Participate in handling intercompany cost allocations.

• Perform month-end  prepayments and accruals.


About You

Minimum Qualifications:

• A degree in Accounting or Finance is required


Minimum Experience: 

• 1-2 Years of relevant experience in Accounting.


Job-Specific Skills: 

 Knowledge of Egyptian Accounting Standards and IFRS

 Excellent Excel.

 Strong understanding of setting up and organizing database and spread sheets.

 Very Good verbal and written English communication skills.


Behavioural Competencies :

 Strong communication skills.

 Teamwork.

 Fast learner.

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.
Additional Internal Information:

• Reports to: Chief Accountant GL
• Band: E
• Work Level: 1


You must have been an Al-Futtaim employee for at least 18 months in order to be considered.
You must inform your HRBP in confidence of your application.
Please note that this vacancy may be advertised externally in the next week so apply without delay.