Head of Accounting & Tax in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Head of Accounting & Tax

Our client, a well-established organisation, seeks to recruit a Head of Accounting & Tax

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the company's accounting function and has overall responsibility for the accounting & tax department
  • Ensures that all financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies under Greek GAAP and IFRS
  • Manages the month-end and year-closing activities
  • Approves monthly payments including payroll, vendors and tax liabilities
  • Is responsible for the accurate preparation of the financial statement on a yearly and quarterly basis
  • Proactively performs preventive quality controls and takes corrective actions when necessary
  • Monitors company’s overall statutory and tax compliance and handles tax returns
  • Reviews of business performance versus budget, monthly forecasting, cash flows, P&L analysis and Balance Sheet reconciliations

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Master’s degree will be considered an asset
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in a relevant role
  • At least 3 years in a supervisory position
  • Holder of A’ class signatory rights
  • Solid knowledge of Greek GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of Tax and Accounting legislation
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of ERP packages
  • Strong numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Accountability and results orientation