Head of Accounting - Nicosia

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    Cyprus, Nicosia

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    The client is offering a competitive salary based on experience, qualifications and skills plus additional benefits.

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Our client, a Leading Construction and Property Development Company, is currently looking for a Head of Accounting for their offices in Nicosia. The Head of Accounting will undertake all Accounting operations, including monitoring & controlling and will report directly to the CEO. 

Job Overview: 

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for keeping the accounting records up-to-date, preparing payroll, producing the monthly management accounts and preparing the quarterly financial reports.
  • He/She will also need to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.  


  • Reviewing accounting entries/transactions on a daily basis in an accurate manner 
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll 
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns 
  • Support and coordinate year-end close process 
  • Preparation of financial reports and coordination with auditors 
  • Coordination with banks 
  • Arranging payments for social insurance, PAYE, VAT, etc. 
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations 
  • Maintaining the general ledger system 
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and budgets 
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls 
  • Training and supervising accounting staff members 


  • Proven working experience in similar position 
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience 
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have Industry experience 
  • Degree holder in Accounting/Finance/Economics and/or fully qualified as ACA/ACCA/CPA 
  • Experience within the construction industry will be considered an advantage 
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, laws and regulations 
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting Software, Navision 365 Dynamics will be considered as an advantage  
  • Experience with preparing financial statements 
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process 
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office, accounting software and databases  
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and strong problem-solving abilities are essential 
  • This is an onsite role 

Working Hours: 

  • Monday-Thursday 8:30-17:30 with half hour break
  • Friday 8:30-15:00


  • The client is offering a competitive remuneration package based on experience, qualifications and skills
  • 13th salary 
  • Great friendly and professional working environment 
  • Be part of a fast-growing group of companies

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