CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, an International Financial Services Group, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Accountant to join their expanding team in Limassol. This is an ideal position for a newly-qualified ACA with up to 2 years post-qualification experience looking for rapid career advancement within a stimulating and challenging international business environment.
Maintain the accounting books and records of the Company as well as other affiliated entities.
Prepare budgets and handle budgetary control at Company-level.
Liaise with banks and other service providers for the opening and maintenance of bank accounts; handle banking relationships.
Arrange payments of corporate expenses and suppliers.
Reconciliation of bank, supplier, client accounts as well as intercompany balances.
Liaise with key corporate relationships such as affiliates overseas, liquidity counterparties, key suppliers as part of the smooth running and maintenance of accounting records and the preparation of management accounts.
Prepare and submit VAT Returns.
Manage corporation tax preparation and submissions in liaison with auditors and tax advisors.
Handle taxisnet accounts of the Company.
Provide recommendations to the Financial Controller for the development of best practice standards on financial control as well as accounting and finance-related procedures.
Liaise with external auditors as part of the preparation and completion of the annual statutory audit.
Cooperate with and support other teams as part of handling key financial relationships (e.g. banking and liquidity counterparties overseas).
Support other teams in ad-hoc projects.
Other tasks assigned by the Financial Controller or the Group CFO from time to time.
University Degree in Business/Accounting/Finance or any other related field.
Newly-qualified ACA with up to 2 years post-qualification experience either in practice or in industry.
Has a solid understanding of the full accounting cycle of a Company from transaction capture (bookkeeping) all the way to management accounts and statutory accounts preparation;
Good grasp of IFRSs.
Experience in Fund services / Fund administration is an advantage, although not a prerequisite.
Experience in an international professional environment is a plus.
Experience with Quickbooks is a plus.
Excellent communications skills in both Greek and English.
Understands and appreciates time-sensitive engagements.
Is proactive, works independently, takes own initiative and manages / leads the process rather than follow. Is a natural problem solver, team-player, yet able to formulate solutions with minimal supervision. Works hard and intelligently with sheer attention to detail and relishes working with long, detailed documents and complex corporate structures.
Is proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.