head of accounting - athens

eva stamou, randstad hellas
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athens, attica
accounting & finance
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eva stamou, randstad hellas

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Have you pictured yourself as the head of accounting department in a multinational company that stands at the top of the Solar Energy industry? Do you think you are ready to do a step forward in your career, in the head of accounting position? Are you an expert in numbers and able to deal with accounting and tax issues in a head of accounting position? If all these are of your interest and you think that you will be an asset in the accounting department, in the position of head of accounting, then read on!

The role requires to work under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit high level of discretion and confidential work and information as well as excellent interpersonal skill and team spirit.


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


Among your duties in the position of head of accounting in this company will be:

  • Overseeing the general accounting function, which includes inter -company accounting, subsidiary corporations, cash management/reconciliation and financial reporting.
  • Performing daily accounting activities as assigned, including: reporting, budgeting, payroll coordination, accounts payables/receivables.
  • Ensuring company financial records, under responsibility, are maintained in compliance with company policies and General Accounting Standards. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance.
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Summarizing Group accounting results by collecting information; coordinating preparation of annual closing activities: balance sheet, profit and loss and other statements.
  • Assisting any auditing procedure of the Group as and when requested.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and analysis of results for the Management.
  • Preparing and organizing all accounting and tax procedures of the Group
  • Following up all tax and other accounting related liabilities of the Group
  • Coordination and supervision of external partners/accountants/tax advisors of the Group.


To be an ideal candidate in the head of accounting position, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ relevant working experience, preferably within a multinational and fast-paced corporate environment.
  • Experience with preparing financial statements and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles; deep understanding of business trends and legislation awareness.
  • Familiarity with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional analytical and numerical skills, with excellent level of attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Significant technology aptitude and demonstrated competence in MS Office and accounting software packages.


If you are interested in this head of accounting position, apply now. For more information, you can contact me, Eva Stamou

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