Senior Accountant – Account Manager

Our client is a very well established independent, international tax advisory and corporate services firm, based in Nicosia.

We are recruiting on their behalf for a skilled and proactive Account Manager to become a vital part of their growing team. If you’re passionate about fostering effective governance and contributing to the overall growth of the organization, this is your chance to shine. They offer a collaborative work environment, opportunities for professional growth, and the chance to make a significant impact.

Job Description

  • Oversea a portfolio of mostly Cyprus companies, controlled by non-Cypriot/non-resident clients. You would be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the ongoing corporate administration, accounting, tax and VAT compliance functions for your portfolio, while managing a team of 2 subordinates, and liaising with the legal and accounting/audit departments of the Firm.
  • Report to Senior Account Manager and Managing Director.
  • Ensure all requests by clients are initially addressed same day, and handle all corporate administrative work (drafts/review agreement/POAs, oversee transactions, bank account payments etc).
  • Assist with the formation of Cyprus companies, trusts, and alternative investment funds (AIF and RAIF- training to be provided in area of funds).
  • Take active role in preparation of accounting reports for part of portfolio, and monitor work of accountants/auditors involved in your portfolio of clients.
  • Advice clients on matters of immigration, namely investor immigration programs such as the Cyprus golden visa and company of foreign of interests.
  • Report to management on your team’s weekly time records and productivity.
  • Issuing invoices and debtor chasing.
  • Provide tax and VAT advise to clients.
  • Handling client meetings and all correspondence with clients and potential clients.
  • Take active and formal role in the Firms marketing initiative, including drafting articles for publication, handling the monthly newsletter, replying to potential clients etc.
  • Assisting Managing Director with ad hoc projects.
  • Actively participate in tax, VAT, IFRS and AML training.
  • Prepare training courses for in house training of staff.

Required Skills & Experience

  • UK qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, AIA).
  • A minimum of 5 years of prior experience in a similar role;
  • Good knowledge of Cyprus tax and VAT;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Cyprus fiduciary industry, including AML requirements.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities;
  • Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Word, and Excel;
  • Fluency in Greek & English;
  • Excellent communication skills and to be able to be part of a team;
  • Can work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Annual Gross salary between €43,000 – 53,000 based on previous skills and experience.
  • Annual performance related bonus of up to 1 months’ salary
  • Private covered parking
  • Early finish on Friday afternoons