Enabling Functions l Finance - General Ledger l Senior Associate l Cairo

Egypt | Financial Advisory | Posted on 28-Jun-2024

Position Summary


Financial Advisory | Talent standards

Enabling Functions – General Ledger – Senior Associate

Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation.

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 23 offices in 15 countries with 7,000+ professionals in the Levant region and the wider GCC.
We have served as trusted advisors for clients for almost 100 years and contributed to the advancements and growth of the professional services industry in the region. We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 6th consecutive year (2024), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the UAE (2022-2023), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the KSA (2022-2023), "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2023), the Middle East Tax Firm of the year (2023). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society.

We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we. Our organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action.

We are seeking a highly experienced General Ledger Senior Associate with a strong background in the professional services industry. As the General Ledger Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's general ledger functions, ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance with industry regulations. Your expertise in managing complex financial transactions and your in-depth knowledge of accounting principles will be vital in driving the success of our organization.


Manage the General Ledger:

  • Oversee all general ledger activities, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and month-end/year-end closing processes.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data by conducting regular audits and implementing internal controls.
  • Review and approve general ledger transactions, ensuring compliance with accounting policies and regulations.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Generate timely and accurate financial reports for management, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies.
  • Provide insightful financial analysis and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and automation to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of general ledger operations.
  • Implement best practices and standardized procedures across the accounting function.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and accounting standards to ensure compliance and recommend appropriate adjustments.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with other departments, such as Finance, Tax, and Audit, to ensure accurate and timely exchange of financial information.
  • Support external audits and liaise with auditors to provide necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives, providing financial expertise and insights as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field and/or currently pursuing ACCA, CPA
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in accounting
  • Strong expertise in general ledger management and financial reporting, preferably in the professional services industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and regulations (GAAP, IFRS, etc.).
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and ERP systems “ MS D365”. Experience with financial consolidation tools is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide meaningful insights.
  • People management skills, with a proven ability to lead and develop a team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different levels of the organization.