General Accounting & Tax Accountant in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

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Job Description

Our client, a well-established organisation, seeks to recruit a professional for the position of General Accounting & Tax Accountant.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Handles tax returns, payments, necessary paperwork and reports and maintains compliance to state tax returns regulations
  • Identifies and assesses tax issues
  • Processes organisation’s tax obligations
  • Identifies tax savings and suggests ways to increase profits
  • Completes tax reporting timely and accurately
  • Evaluates and keeps track of tax regulations
  • Manages and maintains organisation’s tax database
  • Performs preventive quality controls and takes corrective actions when necessary
  • Contributes in Closing of month processes and Consolidation/IFRS
  • Forecasts tax predictions to managers

Job Requirements

Main Qualifications/Personal Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • Master’s degree will be considered an advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience as a Tax Accountant or in a related role
  • Previous experience in industrial environment is considered an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and tax legislation
  • Proficient user of MS Office and ERP packages; knowledge of SAP is considered a plus
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively across all levels of organisation
  • Accountability and results orientation
  • Attention to detail and analytical thinking