KAC170914070932 - Senior Accounts Officer - Outstation Accounting

Organization: Kuwait Airways Job: Senior Accounts Officer - Outstation Accounting
Division: Finance Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
Last date of application: 2017-10-15 Country: Kuwait,

Job Description:

Kuwait Airways (KU: IATA, KAC: ICAO) is the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait.

Established in 1953 as a private company, the airline was initially 50 per cent owned by the Kuwaiti government. In 1962, the government assumed 100 per cent ownership, making it the longest serving, official state carrier operating from the Arabian Gulf Region.  Kuwait Airways employs over 4,800 people, and the head office is in the heart of Kuwait City, close to Kuwait International Airport (KWI).

The airline currently provides regular scheduled services to 36 international destinations in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and North America.  Kuwait Airways’ fleet of 23 aircraft currently consists of 5 x B777-300ER, 7 x A320-200CEO (completed delivery Q2 2015), 5 x A330s (completed delivery Q4 2015), 4 x A340-300, 9 x Boeing 777-200, and 1 x Boeing 747-400. Kuwait Airways will boast the youngest commercial airline fleet in the world.
Kuwait Airways is recruiting for the role of Senior Accounts Officer - Outstation Accounting.In this role, your tasks will include but not be limited to:
  1. Participating in all general sales agents' and airline expenditure work. Reviewing work for accuracy and ensuring correct input to the general ledger system, providing information to management, compiling and preparing summaries as necessary. 
  2. Monitoring the monthly clearing of GSA accounts and the allocation of expenditure billed by other airlines, coordinating reconciliation and clearance of suspense accounts requiring allocation to head office controlled expenditure. Ensuring that tasks are completed in accordance with the monthly and annual closedown timetables for the preparation of accounts. 
  3. Checking the net payments made by general sales agents, including reviewing monthly payments to determine balances due. 
  4. Reviewing monthly reports on IATA accounts billings. This includes IATA expense statements and non-IATA airlines and ensures that all expenses are in accordance with the KAC financial rules and regulations. 
  5. Receiving daily correspondence from GSA offices and other departments for necessary action.
  6. Coordinating work and requests from internal audit, external auditors, and Ministry of Finance providing financial information and statements as necessary in a timely manner.  
  7. Participating in the maintenance of records of GSA's bank guarantees.
  8. Reviewing work for accuracy and overseas data input to the general ledger accounting system.


  1. Bachelor degree in Accounting
  2. One (1) year accounting experience
  3.  Proficient in MS Office
  4.  Proficient in Arabic and English


  1. Business Acumen
  2. Peer relationships
  3. Priority setting
  4. Multi-tasking

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