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ZAIN6051 - General Ledger Specialist

About Zain Saudi Arabia:

Zain KSA is the newest player in Saudi Arabia’s mobile telecommunications market, having commenced commercial operations in August 2008. As of 31 March 2018, the operation served 8.4 million customers and had extended its network coverage to 92% of the population via a network of over 8,717 sites. Through its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, the ever-evolving operator is striving to become the Kingdom’s preferred choice for voice, data and other telecommunications services. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Saudi Arabia the most dynamic products and services. The basis of Zain Saudi Arabia’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired majority-Saudi workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Saudi talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain KSA please visit


The jobs in this level are subject matter experts in the area of Accounting. They are responsible for monitoring of accounting activities and resolving issues or discrepancies in addition to in-depth accounting analysis to ensure proper planning. The jobs also handle the asset lifecycle management process, warehousing, and asset inventory activities in order to ensure control over assets.       


Financial Accounting:

  • Provide subject matter expert in the Financial Accounting area.                                 
  • Ensure that all reports and financial statements are being documented as per accountancy standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to internal/external customers on financial transactions to ensure proper provisioning of information.
  • Assist in developing the effective resolution of accounting issues and queries in a timely and efficient manner and highlight relevant data trends to support management decision making.
  • Identify, investigate and resolve routine errors and inconsistencies in data analysis and reports to maintain reliability and validity of information.
  • Approve and distribute management information reports for operational and strategic decision-making.
  • Provide input into corporate and financial planning and budgeting through the submission of accurate data and reports.
  • Develop schedules, procedures and systems to enable timely and informative accumulation, adjustment and reporting of financial data related to accounts receivables.
  • Support the integration of asset management tools with network elements.
  • Perform analysis of data from different sources to determine appropriate actions related to asset addition, asset retirement, and location update, etc.
  • Review and approve assets reports by project/department, etc. for reporting and decision-making purposes.
  • Report on assets to be retired to BOD for decision-making purposes.                                      
  • Perform validation between inventory and warehouse details based on count and book value.
  • Approve assets movement, dismantling, swapping and scrapping based on set policies.                                  
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors as and when required.
  • Ensure high standards of confidentiality to safeguard commercially sensitive information.


  • Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering  or Equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in a similar role.


Behavioral Competencies                           Level

Customer Orientation                                  Intermediate

Teamwork and Cooperation                        Advanced

Achievement Driven                                     Basic


Technical Competencies                             Level

Computer Skills                                              Intermediate

Decision Making and Problem Solving         Intermediate

Performance Management and Reporting     Basic

Corporate Finance                                         Intermediate


Zain Saudi Arabia

Job Group



Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Contract Type

Full Time

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