Senior (Russian Speaking) Accountant

Our client is a private Russian investment company. They are seeking to recruit a senior/head accountant.

A minimum of 5 years post qualified experience is required.

The succesful applicant must either hold an EU passport, or have the right to live and work in Cyprus. A work permit is not available for this role.

Job Description

  • Day to day accounting operations of Group companies
  • Working in partnership with the CEO and other members of the Senior Management Team to develop business strategy and direction, and assess new business or acquisition opportunities. Assisting in year-end audits, coordination and liaising with auditors and other parties
  • Assisting in preparation of corporation tax and VAT returns when applicable
  • Review of contracts, issuing of invoices, reconciliations, letters and other documents
  • Control over the circulation of documents
  • Performing other duties upon the request of management


  • Degree in Accounting and Finance or any other relevant field
  • Fluency in Russian and English is a must – reading and writing
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws with regard to direct and indirect company tax, employment law and employment taxes across the Company’s businesses
  • 1C knowledge is an advantage
  • Cyprus tax and VAT knowledge specific to our industry
  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience
  • Practical experience in accounting and administration of foreign companies
  • Treasury experience and tax exposure knowledge is a plus
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel)

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Working hours 9.00am – 6.00pm
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance