senior financial accountant in athens

eva stamou, randstad hellas
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athens, attica
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eva stamou, randstad hellas
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Our client is a Global leader in consulting sector, among the most promising ones in Greece and is seeking a senior financial accountant. This role requires a professional with strong financial reporting and accounting skills and at least 5 years of experience in an audit company.

As a senior financial accountant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure compliance with local statutory and US GAAP accounting requirements including preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, for Statutory and Group Reporting purposes, as well the monthly management P&L (Control Statement)
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and support the Finance Manager in reporting to the System’s Head of Finance before monthly Financial Statements’ submission
  • Support local office management in ensuring that local accounting practices comply with compny's policies and local accounting regulations
  • Manage the day to day accounting processes under the supervision of the Finance Manager
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Review personnel’s T&E and other expenses claims, for ensuring compliance with company's policies and correct classification to Projects & Other Costs.
  • Proactively identify and address areas for continuous improvement of accounting processes to gain efficiencies
  • Work with finance team in preparation of all required documentation and schedules to support the annual audit
  • Support professional advisors to ensure the accurate and timely filing of all tax reporting
  • Ensure local tax documentation compliance, through working with the professional advisors, with specific focus on the preparation of the annual Transfer Pricing File and on the cooperation with company’s Global Team to ensure compliance with the Group’s Transfer Pricing & Intercompany policies
  • Support tax advisors in the preparation of the annual income tax return
  • Ensure adequate internal control and compliance in areas of responsibility
  • Work with others in finance team to ensure implementation of Global risk management procedures (e.g., segregation of duties, controls, documentation, archiving, emergency procedures) in the finance and legal entity maintenance areas
  • Team closely with the Finance Manager to provide support on case economics, weekly performance metrics and client contract management system (CCM) update
  • Support ad-hoc requests from Partners and Finance Teams
  • Participate on special projects, as needed, with even Global visibility


Our client offers an international working environment with prospects for development. A competitive salary + private insurance plan, pension scheme, meal vouchers are some of the benefits offered for this senior financial accountant position.


The ideal candidate for the position of senior financial accountant will be expected to possess the following:

  • University degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in an Audit Company or a Finance/Accounting Department
  • Big Four audit background will be considered
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Familiarity with Statutory and financial accounting and reporting
  • Strong in Excel and MS Office
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written and oral
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, critical and numerical reasoning
  • Flexibility to work in an environment that has short-term shifts in priorities to meet diverse needs
  • Professional/confident manner
  • Timely, accurate and independent work style – Commitment to get the job done
  • Strong teamwork skills, flexibility, adaptive, and willingness to shape policy


If you are interested in this senior financial  accountant job vacancy, apply now. For more information, you can contact me, Eva Stamou

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