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VAC7098 - Senior Accountant – Fixed Asset (Omani or GCC Nationals)
Field: Finance Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 24-May-2018
Ooredoo Oman Family Member:

As the Senior Accountant – Fixed Asset you will responsible of the accurate accounting and reporting of fixed asset and physical verification.

Core Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of collecting / providing data to answer external Audit queries, preparing and passing regular journals: fixed assets and capex inventories entries, preparing reconciliations and determines actions plan to resolve regular occurring differences. All fixed assets and Capex inventories accounts including aging of un reconciled items and adequate supporting, updating records relating to fixed assets and capex inventories records: follows up and maintains up to date fixed assets and capex inventories records for all relevant fixed assets and capex inventories accounts, closes subsystems and transfers information to ledger and reconciles figures to ledger prepares entries which reflect the up to date financial positions for the fixed assets and capex inventories' general ledger accounts, supplying documentation for internal audit based on requests, running reports to trace GL movements 

The person needs to have experience in all aspects of FA accounting, preferably in Oracle ERP, including but not limited to the following specific activities:

  • FAR reconciliations and updating in the system (including additions, disposals, changes in location etc. of assets)

  • CWIP transfer to capitalised assets  in the FA module

  • Movement and capitalisation of Technical inventory items upon issue to sites and locations

  • Ascertaining the point and conditions for capitalisation of assets – completion certificate, acceptance etc.

  • Coordination with Accounts Payable (AP) section for running the Mass Additions interface


In addition to the tasks within the Oracle ERP, the person will need to have knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Coordination with Technical and Engineering personnel to receive and process information regarding the assets in place, assets in progress and other real-time details to reflect in the accounting routines

  • Ascertaining the accruals to be made based on available information (such as completion percentage, in-use percentage etc.) received in coordination with Technical and Engineering personnel

  • Computation of depreciation for manual/provisional capitalisation of assets

  • Tracking the flow of Technical inventory items – receipts, issues, transfers, disposals etc. – and their appropriate accounting through to CWIP and subsequent capitalisation

  • Coordination with Technical Warehouse team to identify reconciliations differences, mismatches etc. based on accounting records including participation in physical counts.

  • Independently working with and providing requirements requested by External and Internal auditors and other stakeholders including for management reporting purposes

  • Analysing detailed information linking FA invoices to purchase orders (PO’s) to ascertain the status of PO’s against invoices received and the actions to be taken (close, hold or accrue)

  • Accounting for adjustments for retention monies and advance payments from/to vendors

  • PPE note disclosures in financial statements

  • Any other disclosures and details required from external bodies such as Regulatory bodies etc.

  • Ability to independently handle and lead projects related to Fixed Assets Register (FAR), Technical Inventories and IFRS compliance (IFRS 16 for example)

The Person:

You should have a minimum of 4 years’ accounting experience in a large Organization with multi-location fixed assets structure, specific experience in fixed assets accounting with a bachelor degree in business or finance.

Skills Required:
  • Report Writing,
  • Budget Planning,
  • Business Analysis Skills, etc
  • Proficient Excel skills – ability to analyse and present large volumes of data in suitable formats
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong communication skills and inter-personal skills to liaise with internal and external persons
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Good written and spoken Arabic would be an advantage
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Passport-size photograph
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