chief accountant in athens

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contact
eva stamou, randstad hellas
job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
athens, attica
sector
accounting & finance
job type
permanent
reference number
13691
contact
eva stamou, randstad hellas
apply now

job description

Does the idea of working in the accounting department of a multinational insurance company, in the position of chief accountant appeal to you? Are you an expert in numbers and able to deal with accounting and tax issues in a chief accountant role? If all these are of your interest and you think that you will be an asset in the accounting department, in the position of chief accountant, then read on!

The role is responsible for the company compliance in terms of accounting requirements and tax, and manages a team of 7 people. In addition is responsible for key activities as monthly postings and provisions as well as ensure that SAP activities and general reporting are according to Group standards.

benefits

The company offers the following benefits for this chief accountant position:

  • Friendly working environment
  • Plenty of opportunities to evolve your career within an attractive and dynamic environment
  • Very good compensation package
  • Medical plan

responsibilities

Among your duties as a chief accountant in this company will be:

  • Coordinates and controls the full range of accounting tasks and activities
  • Formulates company accounting policy and procedures and ensures compliance with Chart of Accounts and Tax Code requirements.
  • Coordinates the preparation and signs company's financial statements - Solvency 2
  • Makes recommendations to improve functional area within Finance
  • Monthly provisions and closing supervision
  • Responsible for all tasks related to the Department of Private Insurance Supervision of the Bank of Greece
  • General ledger postings
  • Reinsurance annual report
  • Monthly plan reporting to Group
  • IFRS 7 reporting
  • Monthly movement of Cyprus expenses
  • Tasks related to Accounting Software (SAP upgrades, FAM & FI testing)

requirements

To be an ideal candidate for the chief accountant position, you should have:

  • MSc degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Advance knowledge of local accounting and tax requirements
  • External certification in Accounting
  • Knowledge of local, GAAP, IFRS, regulatory and other relevant requirements
  • Excellent command of English 
  • IT skills: good command of applications in Finance area
  • 3-7 general experience in Finance, Accounting, Tax
  • Specific work experience in similar supervisory role
  • Insurance industry specific knowledge is desire
  • People management skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Advance analytical and quantitative skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Results orientation and ability to meet specific deadlines

information

If you are interested in this chief accountant position, apply now. For more information, you can contact me, Eva Stamou

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