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Chief Accountant/Financial Controller

Vacancy details

General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Chief Accountant/Financial Controller

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis Cairo is looking for Chief Accountant/Financial Controller to join the finance team. The Chief Accountant will be required to support on the day to day accounting for the organisation and be able to manage financial audits.

The Chief accountant/Finance Controller will be reporting to the Country Managing Director & Accounting Manager of the region.



Job description

Responsibilities include:

- Overseeing the full finance and accounting (balance sheet and P&L) scope.

- In charge of monitoring and recording financial transactions according to company policies and regulations on the entities of the country.

- In charge also of the checking & processing the expenses claims.

- Preparing and submitting the tax declaration (VAT, WHT). 

- Payroll entries.

- Ensuring LG and analytical code are correct and accurate.

- As a financial controller, they will with the PM/PD prepare the Budget and Forecast according to Egis Policy.

- Liaise with auditors by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.

- Preparing monthly invoices for the clients and follow up for credit collection.

- Preparing the payments based on the validated instructions from the department purchaser. Passing the entries of all payments and doing monthly reconciliation.

- In charge of the  monthly and yearly accounting closing, and preparing and recording the monthly closing entries of accrua;s/provisions of cost and revenue.

- Generate financial reports and statements to Managers.


Suitable candidate should have the following:

  • Minimum bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years experience in a similar role
  • Arabic speaker 
  • Ideally from within the same industry
  • Advanced excel skills including vlookups and pivot tables
  • Strong attention to detail

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Egypt



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years