Head of Accounting (Russian-speaking) - Limassol

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    Cyprus, Limassol

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    Salary based on skills and experience

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Our client is a CySEC-licensed Forex Company from Ukrainian origin based in Limassol and they are now recruiting for an experienced Russian-speaking Head of Accounting. This is an onsite job (no remote work). Work permit and relocation package to Cyprus can be offered.


  • Overseeing the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major month-end, quarter-end, and year-end reports of non-resident companies are completed accurately and on time
  • Assisting staff with the posting of transactions if needed
  • Interaction and communication with the legal department
  • Ensuring that all accounting processes align with IFRS and current financial legislation
  • Hiring, training, and motivating accounting staff members while supervising and delegating department tasks
  • Communicate with banks, payment service providers, and vendors regarding the payments
  • Take full ownership of the Accounting Department and its future development
  • Provide suggestions in terms of expenses optimization and cash flow management
  • Manage relationships with external audit professionals and accounting partners
  • Support audit process for a group of companies;
  • Maintain an optimal tax structure for the company and individual projects. Adapt the structure to the changing needs of international legislation
  • Advise CEO on the financial implications of business and capital structure, support strategic decisions
  • Keeping informed about the latest developments in the finance industry. 


  • Proven 5+ years of experience as Head of Accounting/Chief Accountant
  • Practical experience with IFRS and Financial Reporting
  • Experience with UA financial regulations is a must
  • Successful completion of the audit of non-resident companies
  • Good knowledge of International Accounting Standards
  • Experience of maintaining the accounting of non-resident companies
  • Experience with Cyprus tax and accounting system will be considered an advantage
  • Knowledge of the VAT/Income Tax/Social Insurance laws of Cyprus
  • Knowledge of EU financial regulations and frameworks
  • People management and Leadership skills
  • Fluent in the English language both in speaking and writing, Ukrainian or Russian 

We offer:

  • Professional and personal growth
  • Challenging, fast-moving, and unique tasks in the FinTech field with our product
  • Ability to be close to the business and take part in making fast decisions
  • Partial compensation of language courses expenses
  • Corporate library
  • Regular team retrospectives
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid vacations, sick leaves, public holidays, ability to take days off
  • Corporate equipment

Working hours:

  • The working hours are 8am – 5pm or 9am-6pm (one hour lunch break), Monday - Friday

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Head of Accounting (Russian-speaking) with reference number 1157.
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