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Financial Analyst

Job description

Position:             Financial Analyst 
Open to:             Locals & Expats (willing to relocate to Erbil) 
Working type:    Full-time 
Location:            Erbil 

Job Overview:

Seeking a highly motivated and analytical Financial Analyst to play a key role in supporting the Financial health and strategic decision-making by providing insightful analysis and financial reporting.


  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual Financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement) according to accounting standards.
  • Analyze Financial data to identify trends, assess Financial performance, and measure the effectiveness of marketing initiatives.
  • Create Financial reports and presentations for management, clearly communication key financial metrics and insights.
  • Develop and maintain accurate financial budgets aligned with organizational objectives and marketing strategies.
  • Perform financial forecasting to estimate future revenues, expenses and profitability.
  • Monitoring differences between budget and actual performance and making recommendations for course correction.
  • Build and maintain financial models to evaluate the financial impact of potential marketing campaigns, investments and strategic initiatives.
  • Conduct scenario planning to evaluate various business decisions and their financial implications.
  • Maintain and ensure the accuracy of financial data within our accounting system.
  • Participate in internal control processes to protect the integrity of financial information.
  • Conduct research on industry trends, competitor analysis, and economic factors that affect the business industry.
  • Analyze market data to identify cost saving opportunities and optimize marketing spend.


-Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or any related field.
- Fluent in English, & native Kurdish if Local.
-Fluent in English with knowledge or work experience in middle east for expats.
-Minimum 8 years of experience as a financial analyst or similar role.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights.
-Proficiency in financial modeling using spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel, Quick Books, Xero and other ERP systems
-Excellent communication skills with the ability to present financial information clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences.
-Familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or international financial principles & Reporting Standards (IFRS).
-Strong relationship with detail and accuracy.
-Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively.