For an International Service Provider in Limassol, we are looking for a dynamic Qualified Accountant to join their large professional team in Cyprus to work on a variety of established business areas and their development projects. The individual should have commercial experience, negotiation skills, purchasing skills, management skills, powerful systems skills, commercial proven track record, marketing, and brand awareness, understanding of legal principles surrounding contracts and agreements, attention to detail, and be a perceptive and effective communicator. Travel may be required between locations and/or client offices in Europe.

Clients include businesses in an array of industries including regulated financial services firms. Clients are also services providers in functions that include HR, accounting, tax, assets management, property management, compliance, IT. We are looking for an individual with an interest and willingness to contribute in key aspects of the operation, including business and systems development and to help manage the interface between finance and treasury management and other business functions; including negotiations, purchasing, legal and contracts. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic confident professional who communicates with clarity, is willing to operate, oversee and enhance the network of relationships. The preferred candidate will have a professional accounting qualification and possibly an MBA. In addition to excellence and individual achievement, emphasis on detail, quality management and project management skills would be highly appreciated

Working closely with the clients’ senior management, finance executives in delivering the objectives, the objectives and timetable for all group corporate accounting, fund accounting, financial reporting, tax and regulatory/compliance functions.
Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts and annual financial statements. •Financial planning and control, including preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows.
Liaising and coordinating with the clients’ external auditors, as well as the internal audit and risk management functions to conduct reviews and prepare reports.
Cost control and development of new relationships.
Involvement in the development of corporate financial management policies and procedures.
Active involvement in aspects of operational risk management, as well as the planning, development and implementation of finance, tax, operational, due diligence and other business projects.
Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, effectiveness or timeliness through automation, simplification, or elimination.
Due Diligence on service providers
Liaising and negotiating with main external service providers, advisors and counterparties
Active involvement in ad-hoc projects

ACA or ACCA Qualified Accountant, with at least 5 years post qualification experience in a similarly demanding role
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from a top University will be considered an advantage.
International experience within the asset/fund management industry would be an advantage.
Computer literate (Microsoft Office Packages) with experience in using accounting software and databases.
Fluent in English; knowledge of French language an advantage.
Dynamic, results oriented individual, operating with speed and accuracy
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and flexibility of approach
Excellent planning, prioritization, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
Willingness to plan think and operate strategically
Strong commercial awareness, bottom line oriented
Proactive with the ability to take initiative and decisions and to provide the best possible proposals and preparation for management decisions
Highly ethical, trustworthy, reliable, discreet, committed to long term achievement, and the ability to meet deadlines
Strong executive personality

Working hours:
The working hours are Monday to Friday between from 09.00 – 18.00 (one hour lunch break)

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Senior Qualified Accountant – VAC-D524. We look forward to hearing from you!


About StaffMatters Recruitment Specialists

StaffMatters is a leading recruitment agency based in Limassol, providing hundreds of clients across Cyprus with top candidates for all their job vacancies. If you are looking for a job, whether you are a new graduate or a senior executive, we recruit for vacancies across the whole spectrum. Contact our professional and enthusiastic recruitment team to help you land your dream job.