Accountant - #16763


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time


About the role

The primary function of the Accountant is to perform general accounting/bookkeeping activities, including preparing and supporting the monthly and year-end closing process for Gartner Subsidiaries, which consists of account bookings and reconciliations. The accountant will also assist the Senior Finance Manager and wider team in developing and managing compliance and controls within local and corporate requirements.

What you’ll do

  • Perform accounting activities (FA, AP, GL etc) and ensure accuracy and compliance

  • Maintain all journal entries including support

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations as assigned

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/ year-end closing

  • Prepare and ensure timely filing of monthly and annual VAT & WHT return and statutory reports

  • Support to prepare all accounting documents for Statutory Audits and Tax declarations

  • Assist with any other Audits and Surveys (e.g. ICV, IKTVA, LCGPA) as required.

  • Assist with establishing internal controls and monitoring compliance

  • Support on e-invoicing process as required

  • Investigate anomalies identified to determine root causes and offer solutions to improve process

  • Drive and support continuous improvement by supporting management initiatives and developing & documenting new processes

  • Execute and/or support special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

What you’ll need

  • 3-4 years of proven Accounting & Finance experience in a global environment, preferably in KSA

  • Strong understanding of Local Accounting Standards (GAAP), good understanding of US GAAP

  • Fluency in English as well as Arabic

  • Knowledge of local VAT, Indirect Tax and WHT rules

  • Good hands-on reporting-systems knowledge. (Oracle Financials and Hyperion experience is preferred.)

  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel

  • Strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner

  • Ability to manage constantly shifting priorities, requirements and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills and effective listening skills

What You Will Get

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture

  • Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values

  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company

  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge the status quo

  • Exposure to industry-leading training and development

  • Performance-based recognition and rewards

  • Ability to work from home flexibly in our virtual-first setup


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to [email protected] .

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