Senior Accountant

Date: 28/02/2022
Place of work: Istanbul, Turkey

Job Title:

Senior Accountant, SAC



Job Location:

Istanbul, Turkey

Type of Contract:

Permanent - Full-time

Job summary/Role description

Senior Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day function of accounting department as requested by the AFC Coordinator as well as responsible for the processing and updating of financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts and preparing reports.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversees the activities of the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable function to ensure the accurate and timely management of all AP/AR components including billings, collections, revenue recognition and reporting;
  • Check the payable invoices from Vendor and arrange the correct booking in accordance Group standards in SAP;
  • Management of payroll operation;
  • Oversees the activities of the General Ledger Function to ensure the accurate and timely closing of the General Ledger. Assure all transactions are recorded;
  • Perform weekly cash management and forecast;
  • Preparing of journal entries, account reviews and expense variance analysis;
  • Prepare/analyse balancing of the monthly intercompany transactions;
  • Processes a wide variety of financial information for the purpose of updating and distributing information in compliance with the established accounting practices and regulatory guidelines;
  • Preparation of Financial Statements reporting to the Parent Company;
  • Facilitate external/Internal Audits.

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • A university degree in Accounting discipline or related field
  • Knowledge of Turkish Financial regulation, accounting standards and practice is required

  • Sound knowledge of Turkish Tax Compliance

  • CIMA/CPA/ACCA qualifications 


  • The ideal candidate will have experience of working at Senior Accountant level with strong general accounting experience;
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in Accounting discipline;
  • Working in an international and matrix organization is highly required;
  • Experience in SAP/Oracle Accounting Systems.

Skills and Abilities

  • Native Turkish speaker;
  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Great knowledge of Excel on advance level
  • Attention to detail, excellent communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented skills, self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution
  • Ability to work alongside the senior management team as well as the wider business
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Special Requirements and Comments

Only Turkish nationals with significant experience, consistent with the relevant field, will be considered for this position.