Accountant - Jordan

Amman | Jordan | Accounting & Finance

Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare and book operating expenses, payables and receivables in accordance with Group Finance Manual.
  • Error free day to day bookkeeping with maximum precision as per the Group deadlines and IFRS requirements.
  • Prepare accurate work papers, schedules, and reconciliations
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • To meet the set timelines of the Accounting Team Manager for the month end closing process of two reporting units (Amman and Aqaba).
  • To monitor and reconcile the monthly Trial Balance movements within Accounts Payable/Account Receivables/Retail Sales/Treasury/Intercompany Sections.
  • To initiate and drive improvement in current accounting processes and to control proper implementation.
  • To support other departments in driving process improvements in all accounting related processes.
  • To ensure proper compliance of accounting processes and policies with the Group Internal guidelines (GCSA).
  • To highlight control deficiencies to Senior Management and implement solutions to close control gaps.
  • To ensure proper submission of financial reports to the external auditors.
  • To ensure the Head Office safe custody.
  • Reconciles accounting records with different related parties
  • To review and follow up of all outstanding accounts payable transactions.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements in line with the defined cut-off times.
  • Prepares & reviews tax computation and related correspondence


  • To measure progress on own KPIs.
  • To highlight any deviations to agreed plans to the Accounting Team Manager.
  • To ensure a strong internal control environment in Accounting, with a strong focus.
  • Ensures the adherence to group accounting policy

Key Relationships:

  • All local departments
  • Retail Stores
  • Vendors/Customers
  • Internal & External Auditor


  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Clean system bookkeeping.
  • Score of the GCSA/internal audit for the AP and NTP part.
  • Satisfaction of internal (other functions, Management) and external parties (Auditors…).
  • Maintain and implement effective accounting procedures
  • Reliable financial feasibility analysis (submission of RFC and Budget within dedicated area of responsibility).

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in business with corporate finance, science or accounting focus.
  • Functional: > 2 years accounting and controlling.
  • Industry: ideally apparel/fashion/shoes or FMCG.
  • Exposure: Audit, tax, insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commercial acumen: Very good numerical and analytical skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Fluent English (verbal and written).
  • Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), proficient in MS Office.
  • Basic SAP knowledge is required.
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The Facts

Jobtitle Accountant - Jordan
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
Location Amman
Country Jordan
Number 194362
Position Type Full time
Date Apr-15, 2019
Relocation no

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