Chief Accountant (Ref. No.: CSGA4918)

Michael Page International Austria GmbH

Place of work
Prague
Contract type
full-time
Salary offered (gross)
840000 - 840000 Kč/year, 840 000 CZK per annum

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

eporting to the Finance Manager of the entire CEE Region, based in Poland, and responsible for the department of Finance & Accounting locally in Czech Republic.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
- To manage all relevant accounting processes, ensures high quality of reporting baseline, and achieves Tax Compliance

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· drive and encourage daily control and monitoring within all accounting-relevant processes
· ensure General Ledger (G/L) reconciliations are implemented and executed and policies are strictly followed
· maintain General Ledger
· ensure that Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions are effectively managed
· support and consult with operational functions across the organization within a framework of improving
· provide correct, complete and timely financial information for reporting, forecasting and controlling purposes (high quality baseline for financial information)
· guarantee tax compliance
· secure timely and correct Cash-Management (processing of all cash-related transactions)
· provide correct, complete and timely statutory accounts
· support Finance & Accounting department within its reporting functions (internal and external), comment on key variances for internal and external reporting
· assist with special projects as required
· constantly drive efficiency improvement for all accounting-related processes
· develop and review control framework within accounting-relevant processes ensuring an effective control monitoring process is delivered
· manage performance of Accountants in the department to ensure their business and development needs are delivered
· be a professional business partner for (internal and external) auditors and external consultants (e.g.tax consultants)
· support business functions in delivering accounting and financial advice as needed

Employee perks, benefits

840 000 CZK per annum

Information about the selection process

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
· Qualified Accountant with Tax certificate
· Technical High School; University diploma is typically not required
· Minimum of 5 years in accounting (leasing accounting a big plus)
· Experience in Tax compliance from Czech’s market

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
· Knowledge of Czech accounting and tax law and standards
· Be proactive, methodical and assertive
· Proven ability to challenge current practice, analyze and draw conclusions on findings
· Experience in delivering effective controls through IT systems (PC skills, Excel & Word)
· Advanced level in English and Czech or Slovak (spoken & written)

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Financial consultancy, intermediation of financial services and insurance

Our client is a financial services company active as captive financing partner specialised in offering financing solutions to the clients of vehicles leasing and fleet management. Following an outstanding year 2011 group's performances they are now expanding their business throughout the whole CEE Region and look now to recruit for their subsidiary in Czech Republic a Chief Accountant

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

, economic

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
· Qualified Accountant with Tax certificate
· Technical High School; University diploma is typically not required
· Minimum of 5 years in accounting (leasing accounting a big plus)
· Experience in Tax compliance from Czech’s market

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
· Knowledge of Czech accounting and tax law and standards
· Be proactive, methodical and assertive
· Proven ability to challenge current practice, analyze and draw conclusions on findings
· Experience in delivering effective controls through IT systems (PC skills, Excel & Word)
· Advanced level in English and Czech or Slovak (spoken & written)

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Brief description of the company

Michael Page has built a cast-iron reputation on its consultative approach. Our understanding of the markets and the businesses and individuals within these markets enables us to facilitate the perfect match between all parties. Clients ranging from global multi-nationals to SMEs trust us to source experienced executives.

Our team of consultants is devoted to the recruitment of managers and senior executives accross Eastern Europe. The specialization of the consultants and the knowledge of the markets in which they operate thus make it possible to offer our customers a unique service, taking into account specificities of local markets.

Company address

Michael Page International
Mariahilfer Straße 17
1060 Vienna
Germany
ID: 1274045   Datum zveřejnění: 26.7.2012