is among the top premium consultancies in Greece. With more than 40 years of experience, we specialize in assessing and recruiting Senior to Middle level Executives based on our client needs.
ICAP Executive Search, on behalf of its client, a leading multinational company, is looking for an experienced professional for the position of :
Ref. code : 5261 / SAC / ESS / GR)
The Senior Accountant will report to and work closely with the Finance Manager and others in the organization in analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and controls.
Main Tasks :
Coordinate the correct maintenance of chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and over the classification and booking of all transactions based on IFRS and ELP.
Coordinate effectively the monthly financial closing process, including ensuring all financial transactions are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation.
Analyse the effect of statutory accounting practices and guidance to ensure accounting compliance and the correct application of Generally Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP), local regulations (ELP) and group guidelines (GAM).
Ensure compliance with internal audit policies. Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance.
Supervise shared services functions and maintain a smooth and effective operation of outsourced activities.
Analyse accounting systems, identify any inaccuracies (preventing), proceed with correction actions / remediation plans, problem solving, constantly seek for efficiencies and recommend improvement measures in collaboration with the different departments in the organisation.
Participate in the ongoing development / establishment of accounting policies and procedures including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices & Lead accounting projects, investigate feasibility, accounting implications, evaluate impact & potential risk and propose ideal wayof implementation of new flows and schemes in order to achieve the best results for all stakeholders (internal & external).
Qualified Accountant (A class) with University Degree
5 to 10 years of prior experience in similar position
Excellent knowledge of IFRS, local GAAP (ELP) and taxation
Excellent knowledge of SAP & PC literate (advanced excel user)
Independent / Proficient English user
Willing to travel (within Greece and occasionally abroad)
Team player with a commercial aptitude; stimulated by new challenges
Proof of leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and the ability to work proactively to drive results
Flexible and with a high level of integrity, able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment