Chief Accountant (Nicosia)

Manpower a leading International Organization, on behalf of our client we are seeking to recruit a high calibre professional for the position of Chief Accountant, to be based at our client’s offices in Nicosia.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will handle the full spectrum of Financial and Accounting operations of the Organization by leading a well sized and skilled team of professionals, ensuring effective business support.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements and analyse organizations financial status
  • Evaluate manual and automated work processes, systems, and procedures which involve financial accounting to ensure efficiency of workflow, internal controls and adherence to accounting and auditing standards
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of new or revised accounting systems, procedures and records
  • Read, interpret, and enforce accounting compliance with Accounting standards, contract terms and accounting procedures
  • Participate in the preparation, evaluation and maintenance of budgets and budgetary controls
  • Preparation of monthly Cash flow
  • Liaise with various external stakeholders (e.g. Banks, Auditors etc.)
  • Handle VAT and TAX issues
  • Supervise a team of accountants
  • Perform other accounting and finance tasks as requested

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Economics or any other related field from a reputable University
  • ACA Qualified
  • At least 5 years previous work experience in a similar position
  • Familiarity with Income Tax and VAT
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Strong strategic, problem-solving, negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on cross-functional teams
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English and Greek)
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach


A very attractive package of remuneration will be offered to the successful candidate based on industry knowledge, experience and qualifications. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to join company’s provident fund