French speaking Accountant (Egyptian National)

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French speaking Accountant (Egyptian National)

  • Location:

    Cairo, Egypt

  • Contact:

    Salem Mubarak

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Paragon GE is looking for a French speaking Accountant (Egyptian National) for a position with an E&P company in Egypt. This opportunity is only open for Egyptian nationals.

This is a staff permanent role and will be office based in Cairo.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting roles and have a strong background within the Oil and Gas industry ideally with other E&P companies. Candidates must be fluent in French and English and have in depth knowledge of IFRS.

Position Title: Accountant
Staff or Temp: Staff
Expected package: EGP 60-70k per month (gross) and other benefits
Location: Cairo, Egypt   

Key Accountabilities:
  • Under Direct supervision, the selected candidate will play a pivotal role in our finance team, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records while facilitating interactive collaboration with headquarters, partners, and joint ventures. Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Managing and overseeing the general accounting functions, including asset accounting
  • Participating in monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes
  • Preparation of financial statements and reports in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Reconciling accounts and ensuring compliance with accounting principles
  • Analyzing financial data and providing insights to management
  • Collaborating with internal teams, headquarters, partners, and joint ventures to support financial operations
  • Facilitating interactive communication and collaboration to ensure smooth financial processes across various entities
  • Coordinate and participate in the physical inventory regularly
  • Any other duties as required

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting roles
  • Fluency in both English and French (both written and spoken)
  • Hands-on experience with SAP or similar ERP systems
  • Proven ability to interactively collaborate with headquarters, partners, and joint ventures
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA) is a plus