General Ledger Manager

Saudi Arabia (SA)
Depends on Qualifications
19 Oct 2018
19 Nov 2018
Contract type
Full time

Position Manager, General Ledger

Position Code 50000086

Reports to Director, Accounting

Department Finance

Sector COO


Role Purpose

• Manages the general ledger structure: on-going maintenance and adherence to financial policies, procedures and controls, to ensure that NEOM’s financial system provides reliable and trusted data for financial reporting

• Responsible to ensure a risk-focused level of critical review is applied to data being processed through the general ledger system, including development, interpretation, and implementation of policy impacting NEOM’s financial reporting



Key Responsibilities


Planning and Strategy

• Ongoing finance system development and upgrade, to optimize the GL structure

• Contribute to accounting policy development and review



• Develop the GL team to maintain and enhance a high level of critical review, and monitor KPIs for the team, to drive accuracy and performance

• Identify and implement improvements and key initiatives to the GL process, including GL structure changes, system upgrades and protocol reviews

• Maintenance of the GL hierarchy and structure to ensure it continues to meet and exceed the needs of the organization’s internal and external reporting requirements

• Provide support to the month end, quarterly and year end reporting and the external audit process as required

• Undertake other projects and duties as determined by management in the Finance department


Internal controls

• Contribute to the development of organization wide controls to ensure accuracy and integrity of all financial information used for financial reporting

• Maintain and update appropriate policies and procedures to ensure they are appropriate and relevant

• Maintain fair, ethical and professional work practices in accordance with NEOM’s values and code of conduct



• Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with team/department colleagues and the wider NEOM organization



Knowledge Skills and Experience

• Extensive experience of GL systems and financial control requirements, and the implementation and management of these in a large, complex organization

• Expertise in financial reporting and control including the interpretation and application of organizational policies and accounting standards, and offering and implementing solutions according to organizational needs

• Experience in leading a team with regular deadlines and KPI reporting

• Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written), negotiate and liaise at all levels within the organization

• Membership of a professional accredited accounting organization with a CMA, ACCA or CPA qualification



• Bachelor Degree in Accounting

• Internationally recognized accounting designation (preferred)




• Sector Heads/Executive Directors/Managers across NEOM

• Colleagues within the Finance department and other teams across NEOM


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