Head of Accounting & Finance

Accounting Limassol

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a cypriot investment firm, we are seeking a Head of Accounting & Finance to join their growing team. The right candidate will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA or party qualified) and at least 1 year experience in a similar position.

Reference #: GC001778

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain proper accounting books and records;
  • Preparation of individual and consolidated management accounts, on a monthly-basis, including comparisons to budgets;
  • Implementation and supervision of budgeting process, financial business plans and cash-flow forecasts;
  • Financial and treasury management of a multicurrency environment;
  • Preparation of financial presentations;
  • Organisation of the record keeping required by the legislation and regulation including safeguarding customer funds and third-party assets;
  • Oversee the financial operations and accounting records of subsidiary companies internationally;
  • Liaise with Accountants in other Group offices overseas;
  • Prepare statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRS.
  • Liaise with the Group’s external auditors for the annual statutory audit;
  • Liaise with the Group’s bankers;
  • Supervise payroll preparation, VAT submissions, taxes and payments to the Group’s creditors;
  • Additional functions and tasks as required by the Chief Financial Officer;


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other relevant field;
  • Qualified Accountant, ACA, ACCA or CPA or party qualified;
  • At least 1 year post qualified experience in a similar position;
  • Solid accounting and financial management knowledge;
  • Experience in using computerised accounting systems;
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel);
  • Ability to take thoughtful initiative, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage effectively, in an accurate manner, a lot of tasks running at the same time;
  • Fluent in Russian language and strong communication skills with solid proficiency in professional English;
  • High degree of accuracy, solid analytical skills, and ability to deal with confidential matters professionally;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.