Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

On behalf of our Client, an independent social enterprise that provides analysis, local insight, and research to support international development projects and programs, we are looking for a Senior Accountant to be based at their offices in Limassol, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads and/or assists the Accounting Manager in all aspects of accounting including month-end closing process (running depreciation, management of all Payroll including recording of international payroll in SAP and updating of national staff’s severance provision), quarterly cash flow projections as assigned, and annual financial management accounts/statements for the Managing Director 
  • Supports or oversees (as needed) the month-end closing process of Balance sheet management, including clearing prepaid and Accrual items, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Staff Advance, and Inter-Company accounts (calculate prorated shared costs and assign cost centers where applicable)
  • Under the guidance and instruction of the Accounting Manager, reviews all vouchers including payments, receipts, and liquidation transactions, and journal vouchers prepared by the Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Ensures tax/VAT compliance with local law in the country of Cyprus
  • Oversees internal and external audits (financial and sales/use tax), including preparation of audit schedules and support in collaboration with the Accounting Manager
  • Manages the team, reviews work for timeliness and accuracy, assesses performance annually, and identifies opportunities for professional learning and general quality improvement
  • Oversees preparation of invoices and payment requests to clients (gather and validate supporting documentation when necessary)
  • Acts as a focal point for Bank Account Managers; drafts and delivers compliance and due-diligence paperwork as requested
  • Reviews expense reports and supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness before payment
  • Be responsible for consultants with respect to payments; understands specific consultant concerns and adjusts payment modality as necessary
  • Calculates payroll for Cyprus-based staff; oversees and reviews consultant invoices and timesheets for accuracy
  • Prepares budget vs. actual and cashflow reports
  • Acts as an authorized bank signatory and main point with the Managing Director; initiates monthly payroll payments to staff and consultants

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
  • Minimum 6 years of accounting experience 
  • CPA/ACCA will be considered an advantage 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and SAP is required
  • Experience performing and reviewing balance sheet account reconciliations 
  • Process improvement mindset leveraging information systems
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills, with outstanding attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with and support the rest of the team
  • Fluent in the English language, both verbal and written

Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Pleasant work environment

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

Job Summary

Limassol

31/10/2022

Accounting - Qualified

Permanent

Head of Financial Management & Accounting Administration

Head of Financial Management & Accounting Administration

Uniteam Global Business Services delivers outstanding professional business services in the areas of financial management, accounting administration, human resources and information technology, enabling customers to focus on the core activities.

With immediate effect we are looking for a Head of Financial Management & Accounting Administration to be based at our office in Yangon, Myanmar.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engages with the business locally to ensure that the services provided by the Finance Service Line are aligned with local business needs.
  • Communicates with the Finance Service Line Head, Managing Partner, Group Finance Director (GFD) and the Managing Directors of each Business Unit regarding any matters that require their attention.
  • Ensures that the Finance Service Line (Myanmar) has the appropriate internal controls system, processes and procedures in place to execute its role effectively.
  • Ensures that the Finance Service Line (MM) employees in Myanmar have the tools, systems and knowledge necessary to execute their responsibilities.
  • Oversees all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and allocation of corporate/overhead costs.
  • Oversees the preparation of the Monthly management accounts for each business unit.
  • Oversees the preparation of the Quarterly Board Package for each business unit.
  • Oversees the preparation of ad-hoc reports requested by the BoD, the CEO and the Business Units Managing Directors.
  • Assists the Business Units Managing Directors in Myanmar in the preparation of their annual business plans and budgets.
  • Liaises with the external auditors for scheduling the annual audit, assisting the external auditors as required.
  • Ensures that the tax reporting for legal entities located in Myanmar is appropriately and timely performed.
  • Ensures the implementation of specific projects within the Finance Service Line (e.g., new software system).
  • Leads all business development efforts.
  • Prepares and implements UGBS’s annual business plan and budgets (Myanmar).
  • Represents UGBS – Finance Service Line (MM) to major customers and ensures that good working relationships with clients are maintained.

Job Requirements

  • University degree or similar qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • ACCA/ACA/CAT/AAT or other relevant professional qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, communication (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar accounting package

We offer

  • A competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience
  • Extraordinary opportunity to learn and develop personal and professional skills in one of the most exotic countries
  • Accommodation / Flight to/from Myanmar/ Additional benefits

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

Job Summary

Yangon

02/02/2022

Accounting - Qualified

Permanent