Chief Accountant (Larnaca)

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Property development and Investment industry. Manpower Cyprus, on behalf of our client a leading Property Development company, we are seeking to recruit a Chief Accountant to join their team in Larnaca. The successful applicant will possess 3+ years of relevant accounting and/or bookkeeping experience, be fluent in both written and spoken English / Greek and have prior experience with IFRS9, IFRS13 and Double VAT.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the preparation of Management Accounts and other company Reporting
  • Lead and manage company cost control activities
  • Responsible for audit of financial statements
  • Recommend ways to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Responsible for validity of data entry into the Financial Management System
  • To maintain Sales and Purchasers ledger and manage supplier payments and Company income
  • Reports the Supervisor/Manager regarding financial, audit, tax issues
  • Participates in the formulation of the future strategy of the company
  • Prepares Budgets, Cash Flows, and Forecasts
  • Maintain speed and accuracy of billings and customer payments
  • Effectively and clearly communicate potential risks in a timely manner
  • Identify loopholes in all departments and recommend risk aversion methods and cost savings
  • Assist with Auditors (i.e.: statutory accounts) and related Government Authorities (i.e., Income Tax, VAT and applications for reduced VAT for beneficiaries etc)
  • Evaluate the company’s performance using key data
  • Ensures adherence of the company to the International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Support and train bookkeepers and accountant

Requirements:

  • 3+ Experience as an Accountant in a Construction / Property management company will be considered an advantage
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from a reputable University
  • ACCA, ACA or other equivalent qualifications
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both oral and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Highly self-motivated and results oriented with limited supervision
  • Highly organized with attention to detail

Remuneration:

An attractive package of remuneration will be offered to the successful candidate based on industry knowledge, experience and qualifications which includes provident fund, travelling allowance, 21 annual days off, 3 days sick leave paid, yearly salary increases and bonuses based on performance.