Regional Financial Controller

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An international product distribution company utilising innovative technology, and forward-thinking services, are working with GRS to recruit a Regional Financial Controller for their Limassol offices. The successful candidate will have 5 years of accounting experience with a minimum of 1 year of industry experience, coupled with fluency in both Russian & English. In this role you will contribute to the overall success of the organization playing a crucial role in overseeing and managing the financial operations of the operations of the company in Russian speaking markets. If you have the necessary skills and experience, we look forward to receiving your CV for this Limassol based Regional Financial Controller role.
  • Manage and lead a team of finance professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and performance feedback.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-oriented work environment within the finance team.
  • Review the prepared management accounts by subordinates and ensure the deliverable to senior management are accurate.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external financial reporting requirements and standards.
  • Assist the annual budgeting process for the regions, working closely with department heads and senior management and Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.
  • Monitor budgetary performance and variance analysis, providing recommendations to enhance financial efficiency.
  • Monitor and manage cash flow, ensuring sufficient liquidity for daily operations and investment opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with local, including income tax, VAT and other applicable tax regulations for each location.
  • Oversee the preparation and filing of tax returns, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Identify any tax efficiencies not already identified by the company and give suggestions to group corporate team for implementation.
  • Overview the process of external audit with regions and liaise to resolve any issues for timely finalisation of audits as per the agreed timeframe.
  • Address audit findings and provide corrective actions as required in collaboration with the Group Financial Controller.
  • Design and enhance alongside our dedicated IT department the accounting software and future integration of our ERP to effectively streamline financial processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Assistance to the design with the group corporate team and thereafter ensure adherence to internal controls, policies, and procedures to safeguard company assets.
  • Identify financial risks within the region and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with senior management of the company including the group corporate function in strategic financial planning, investment decisions, and business expansion initiatives.
  • Create and have strong relationships with external partners, including banks, auditors, and regulatory authorities.
  • Represent the finance function in meetings and discussions with stakeholders as required.
  • An open mind eager to learn and develop in a fast-moving multinational group.
  • Strong team player and fun.
  • Bachelor's degree in Account or Finance, or a related field.
  • Holder of an accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA/ACA/CPA or equivalent) is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience (typically 5+ years) in managing a team of finance professionals.
  • Experience in audit will be considered as an advantage.
  • Experience with utilisation of 1C accounting software is a must
  • Strong English and Russian language (both oral and written) is a must
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high levels of accuracy in financial reporting
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Ross Pitman, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    29 August 2023
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