Manager, Finance & Accounting – Muscat, Oman

We’re looking for a self-driven individual to take up the role of Manager, Finance and Accounting, who will report to the Global Chief Financial Officer and Local Managing Director. Primary day-to-day responsibilities include planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibilities for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, property management. The individual will also act as a sparring partner with the MD and across functions, to generate analyses to identify business opportunities which improve PL.


  • Oversee and manage all accounts including AP, AR, GL, Fixed asset, Cost, PL, BS, and Reconcile, cash flow, forecast, and bank loan.
  • Prepare monthly closing, yearly closing, and reports that are accurate and timely.
  • Check reports and documents for submitting all business taxes,
  • Support supervision, audit, business development bureau, and other departments as supervised and provided such supervision following the regulations.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the annual budget.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the annual budget.
  • Be responsible for supervising the operations of the accounts and continually solve problems.
  • Supervise and manage the team and develop the team performance.
  • Any other relevant tasks or duties as assigned by HOD.
  • Act as a facilitator to analyse and challenge performance, based on standardised meetings, ensure shortfalls in performance and opportunities for high performance are uncovered and that robust benefit tracking is in place.
  • Cost overview: Take ownership to provide the visibility of the cost, Unit cost, and the development of month-on-month.
  • Commitment/Compliance:Review and analyse performance and facilitate discussions about corrective actions including that clean up exercises take place.
  • White-spot analysis: initiate cross functional collaboration with sales and Customer Service and operation in ensuring opportunities for growth are identified and plans are done and followed up.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an Accounting Manager in shipping or a related industry.
  • Strong proficiency in English
  • Ability to keep head cool under pressure and deal effectively with ambiguity.
  • Strong interpersonal savvy and an eye for finding common ground and addressing performance issues in a positive though firm manner.
  • Visible drive for results
  • Ability to inspire others to strive higher and does not bind him/herself by functional and leadership level boundaries.
  • Knowledge of OMAN VAT + TAX
Job Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Oman

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