Senior Accountant in Athens at clients' organisations

Date Posted: 11/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a well-established organisation in Real Estate Investment sector, seeks to recruit a Senior Accountant.

Main Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Performs various bookkeeping tasks such as monthly invoicing, accounting entries, in accordance with the specified procedures, accounting principles and applicable laws
  • Performs the month-end and year-end closing activities; prepares the consolidated financial statements and statutory financial report
  • Ensures that all financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies under IFRS and Greek REIC legislation
  • Handles corporate tax returns and payments as well as payments to tax and social insurance authorities
  • Ensures adherence to company’s policies and procedures
  • Proactively performs preventive quality controls and takes corrective actions when necessary
  • Guarantees accurate and timely submission of all tax returns & liabilities
  • Acts as point of contact for statutory and tax auditors, regulatory bodies, bank executives and other external parties


Job Requirements

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • MSc or a professional qualification will be considered an asset
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in accounting, preferably in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid knowledge of Greek GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting & Tax legislation.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Fully proficient in MS office, with specific focus on Excel
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Analytical and structured mindset
  • Accountability and results orientation
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organisational skills and ability to set priorities
  • Accuracy and attention to detail