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Chief Accountant in Θεσσαλονίκη at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 5/4/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a well-established multinational organisation, is looking to recruit a Chief Accountant for its premises at Thessaloniki.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manages the Organisation’s Accounting and Tax Compliance function and is responsible for the review and sign off of the various tax returns (VAT, Withholding taxes, Corporate Income Tax) as well as the Organisation’s Annual Financial Statements under Greek GAAP
  • Is responsible for the accounting processes and recommends changes for further optimisation
  • Applies technical knowledge and proactively advises for developments on tax and accounting legislation
  • Delivers customised or ad-hoc reports to Organisation’s management (P&L, BS, Cash Flow and Budgeting)
  • Evaluates accounting systems and provides recommendations for performance improvements
  • Ensures adherence to Organisation’s internal policies and procedures
  • Coordinates Accounting and Finance function’s team, motivates, provides guidance when needed and cultivates team spirit

Job Requirements

Main Requirements

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience in a relevant role
  • Experience in Consulting environment will be considered an asset
  • Previous experience in cost accounting in manufacturing / real estate companies
  • Excellent academic records from a Greek or foreign top-tier university
  • Strong accounting and reporting skills; Very good working knowledge of Greek GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong knowledge in Accounting &Taxation-participation in long –term tax and accounting seminars is desirable
  • Proficient user of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and professional manner (both in English & in Greek)
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Confident and positive attitude, focused on teamwork and communication with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Excellent business analytical skills, business sense and commercial awareness
  • Commitment to providing excellent quality work and building client relationships
  • Adaptability and agility to change
  • Willingness for continuous learning and development


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