IKEA -Al Homaizi Limited is the franchise rights owner for IKEA , the biggest furniture retailer in the world . We operate in Kuwait ( since 1984 ) , Jordan and Morocco. IKEA vision and business idea At IKEA our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Our business idea supports this vision by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.
PURPOSE OF JOB:
To support the Finance Manager by taking full responsibility of daily accounts, by maintaining the accounts of daily transactions.
To ensure efficient & accurate IKEA accounts.
Ensure a smooth operation for administering the Company’s fiscal affairs in accordance with applicable local guidelines.
Controlling and follow-up of all credit invoices and their payments
Dispatch of Credit Invoices to Customer.
Co-ordinate with Contracts Dept. with respect to Project Customers
Posting and control of all down-payments.
All deposit slips to be checked, initialled and to be submitted to the Chief Accountant .
Follow-up of credit cards and payments with the bank.
Clearing of Credit Customer.
Credit card reconciliation- system vs. actual on a daily, weekly & monthly basis.
Reconciliation of down-payments with the General Ledger on a monthly basis.
Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
Bank Reconciliations on a monthly basis.
In the absence of the Chief Accountant, enter all the fixed assets into the system under correct group and reconciliation of Fixed Assets and depreciation with the G/L on a monthly basis.
To assist the Chief Accountant in the preparation of monthly financial statements.
Directly involved in the inventory and ensure accuracy of the count.
Verification of Cashier reconciliation from Cash Office, after it has been checked by the Treasurer
Verification of Cash Postings -Store sales done by the Treasurer.
Verification of Card Postings – Store sales done by the Treasurer.
All customer payments are to be received against official receipt and ensure it is deposited and accounted on time.
All receipt vouchers are to be controlled by the serial number.
Credit note for discount on credit sales are to be accounted after obtaining the approval of the Department Manager & Finance Manager.
Verification of vendor invoices for correctness and proper authorisation (LPO, etc).
Accounting of vendor invoices through Vendor accounts using the correct account & cost codes.
Reconciliation of vendor accounts on a monthly basis.
Performing internal audits in co-ordination with/as assigned by the Chief Accountant from time to time..
ESSENTIAL FOR PARTICULAR JOB:
Education: Bachelor of Commerce / Post Graduate Diploma in Finance Management
excellent knowledge in MS Office
Experience: Minimum 3-5 years as an Accountant with an international Company
Fluent in English, Arabic and French
Communication & interpersonal Skills
Planning & Organizing
Innovative & Creative Thinking
Cost Conscious (Cost awareness)
Attendance & Punctuality
Good numerical ability (mathematical skills)Maintain high level of accuracy in paperwork and filing