Chief Accountant

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 13 Mar
  • Ref. Code: INT-CHA-1137

Description / Requirements

Our client is a multinational well established company within the FMCG sector. Reporting to the CFO, the right incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Organizing and coordinating of the Accounting Department's operations
  • Monitoring, observance and ensuring fulfillment of all the tax and legal obligations
  • Handling the tax issues of the company in cooperation with the Finance Manager
  • Ensuring, maintaining and implementing financial controls and propose changes to existing procedures where necessary
  • Preparing and submitting to the Group of the monthly statements and results
  • Advising the Finance Manager about budget deviations and proposing corrective actions/Analyzing the monthly result with the Finance Manager

Candidate profile

  • University degree in Economics, Accounting or any other related topic
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, preferable within a FMCG company
  • Excellent knowledge of Greek GAAP, IFRS, Code of Books and Records, and tax related issues
  • Experienced in tax and cost accounting activities
  • A Class signature rights
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP)
  • Very good understanding of MS Office
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Analytical, numerical skills and attention to detail


The company offers a competitive remuneration package.