Chief Accountant

Parcelle Ilot, Morocco
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
07 Jul 2021
Job role
Chief accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Number: 19240
Group: Magna Seating
Division: Magna Seating Tanger Metal
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: Parcelle Ilot

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.

Role Summary

  • Manage and lead a team of collaborators in accounts payable and accounts receivable /treasury
  • Ensuring proper controls and governance is in place for day to day accounting carried out by the team
  • Ensure the implementation and proper application of internal control procedures in accordance with Group standards
  • Liaise with the auditors and the tax advisor
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual tax returns
  • Drawing up monthly cash flow plans and comparisons/rationalisation of variances

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate and timely closure of books of accounts adhering to MAGNA and local GAAP
  • Good understanding of IFRS/USGAAP
  • Accurate and timely reporting of HFM
  • Extensive review of all financial reporting
  • Monitoring of investments and depreciation according to local and USGAAP standards
  • Review and submission of Balance Sheet reconciliation
  • Preparation of accounting reports (Capex,AR,AP,accruals,cash)
  • Carrying out all bookkeeping work and accounting closures (balance sheet, income statement, tax returns and reporting)
  • Carry out the interim closing of accounts: quarterly and annual in conjunction with the auditor and the tax advisor

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree /Graduate in Accounting & Finance / Graduate in Commerce
  • Certification in IFRS (preferable)
  • Language Proficiency English (Verbal & Written)
  • Experience working in SAGE is mandatory
  • Prior experience working in HFM
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in delivering results through others (both directly report and indirect report)
  • Experience in management reporting
  • Excellent communication skills

Additional Information

  • High level commitment
  • Ability to interpret financial reports and performance data
  • Ability to manage multiple expectations
  • Drive change and improvement
  • Capable of managing difficult situations
  • Effective and timely Decision making