About us

Tamara is the leading Buy Now, Pay Later provider in the MENA region. Our mission is to empower people to shop through an honest, transparent and inclusive financial solution. We provide a Buy Now, Pay Later solution for customers to pay with the ability to split their payments. The company operates out of its HQ in Saudi Arabia and has offices across the UAE, Germany and Vietnam. 

About the role

We are looking for a detail-oriented senior accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. The senior accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned

To be successful as a senior accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of IFRS and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding senior accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with little to no supervision and perform under pressure. This role will report to the regional finance manager.

What you'll do

  • Responsible for month-end close and accounting activities including but not limited to: amortization, depreciation,
    Accruals, reclass, provisions etc.
  • Ensure the timely close/completion of bank recons, AP module, AR module, and payroll booking.
  • Booking of revenue, cogs, intercompany transactions & accounting for FX transactions.
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules (prepayments, loan schedule, AP ageing, deposits etc.)
  • Fixed asset register maintenance, keeping a track of assets needed to be capitalized.
  • Assisting in preparing the financial pack for month end close.
  • Prepare VAT return, consolidate VAT data and reconcile it with the books balance and submit VAT and WHT.
  • Perform liaising with clients and auditors.
  • Ensure all transactions are accounted including documentation (invoices, supporting documentation).
  • As a partner in the accounting process, recommend how to improve efficiency using automation.
  • Provide other business support as required.

What you'll bring

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Qualified accountant.
  • Fluent in English verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of MS office tools (Excel and Word).
  • Knowledge of Oracle.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and high-growth environment. Well organized, careful and patient, high attention to detail

What we offer you:-

  • Flexible working, onsite as well as remote working opportunities
  • Competitive salary based on market benchmarks, reviewed, and revised annually
  • Happy Thursdays and coffee check-in with cross functional leaders and colleagues
  • Mentorship program to develop
  • 21 days of paid leave + public holiday
  • Rewards and Recognition done annually
  • Medical Insurance coverage

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