Head of Accounting ( m/f ) Cairo - Egypt

Job Description

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Our name, Siemens Healthineers, was selected to honor our people who dedicate their energy and passion to this cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Head of Accounting based in Cairo, Egypt.

Our global team: Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 66,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Our culture: Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Execute assigned tasks and activities with high efficiency and quality following the company rules, regulations, policies and/or instructions
  • Provide guidance in accordance with Siemens Financial Reporting Guidelines and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • Collaborate with the business units and functional groups on a broad spectrum providing technical accounting guidance and oversight for significant and complex accounting and reporting topics
  • Communicate changes related to the reporting and accounting guidelines and help align key accounting processes with the changes
  • Ensure accuracy of books and record by analyzing and reviewing financial statements as well as drive balance sheet review process and provide remediation and solution

·       Coordinate on accounting and reporting issues with Zone/Hub

  • Ensure that general accounting processes and function is in adherence to Siemens policies and IFRS
  • Review and approve complex journal entries and account reconciliations; ensure transactions are recorded in conformance with IFRS and adequate internal controls are in place and in line with Siemens International Chart of Accounts
  • Responsible for resolving reporting and closing queries and develop controls to avoid repeated issues
  • Support quarterly and yearly external audit process by providing timely information and resolve queries from auditor
  • Responsible for the preparation of local statutory financial statements as per the requirements of IFRS
  • Collaborate with the Tax team on various Tax matters; monitor taxes reporting reconciliation and follow up and clears taxes payments

·       Ensure month end closing process is executed smoothly

  • Coach, Supervise and Develop team members and elevate their skillset in order to address future Accounting and Finance challenges
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or equivalent qualification from reputable institution
  • Proven track record of relevant experience in public and non-public (Big 4 and industry Fortune 500)
  • Strong Healthcare Sector knowledge in Egypt or wider region.
  • Excellent communication / influencing skills
  • Expertise in ERM and internal controls
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and impeccable attention to details
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks and priorities
  • Previous experience and responsibility in areas such as supervising, training, and retaining competent accounting staff


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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are strong values that represent our company. We commit to studying all applications in accordance with these values and in full transparency.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare S.A.E.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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