Chief Accountant 419 views

Our Company

SIDERAL S.H.P.K. is a one stop shop center for top quality construction materials, located on the 24th km of the main highway connecting Tirana and Durres.
SIDERAL S.H.P.K is a subsidiary of SIDENOR Group in Albania and mainly distributes steel products of SIDENOR Group in Albania.
The Role: Chief Accountant
The person will functionally be directly reporting to Regional Finance Manager in Greece and will be mainly responsible of all accounting and financial cycles including transaction processing and monthly closings, tax, treasury, costing, legal, budgeting and statutory reporting as well as management reporting.
The Chief also collaborates with the company’s executive personnel and related departments and he/she has the following key responsibilities and duties:

Chief Accountant Duties and Responsibilities (General but not limited to)

  • Maintaining accurate and up to date records of all financial transactions
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations, costing and journal entries
  • Coordinate with the team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies
  • Ensuring the correctness of relevant book-keeping and preparing all tax declarations properly on time
  • Manage and oversee the entire accounting team
  • Being the contact person for the relations with tax authority and establishing a good communication with the tax authority
  • Follow up new tax legislations that may have an effect on operation and informing the HQ finance when necessary
  • Responsible for preparing complete and accurate financial statements in accordance with local requirements as well as Group Accounting Policy
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management reports for submission to HQ in Greece
  • To deal with Treasury related processes, reconciliations and cash flow management
  • Cooperation with external auditors to carry out periodical external audit processes.
  • Supervise and follow all necessary financial applications to the public authorities and commercial organizations
  • Managing the process of achieving of documents according to legal requirements and company procedures
  • Is responsible for preparing the payroll calculation
  • Responsible for all the operations regarding the employees (working contracts, salaries statements, calculations of the salaries and all the other mandatory documents regarding the personnel)
  • Observes the labour protection and hygiene norms
  • Acts according to SIDERAL Internal Rules
  • Keeps corporate confidentiality
  • Monitor and control local warehouses integrity
  • Support decision making by assessing financial impact of different operational scenarios
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to achieve shared goals

Required Qualifications:

Right of Signature

  1. Internal: Yes
  2. External: Company’s financial statements

Education & Language Skills

  • University Degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA and/ or Professional Accounting Accreditation (eg ACCA, CIA) appreciated.
  • Certified Public Accountant with recognized tax qualification and intermediate knowledge of IFRS
  • Very good English (written and spoken). Greek is preferred as a second language


  • Capable of operating in a fast-based environment, able to handle pressure well, and be self-motivated
  • Sound judgement and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and carry out assigned tasks timely and efficiently
  • Result oriented and have a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical, communications and presentations skills
  • High sense of responsibility and integrity
  • Ability to work in a multinational/multicultural environment
  • Excellent problem-solving, being detailed; analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities are crucial

Professional Experience

  • Sound knowledge in local Tax laws and regulations
  • Strong accounting background with accrual accounting mentality
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft office tools
  • Experience in local bookkeeping, / SAP experience is a plus
  • Sounds IFRS financial reporting knowledge
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in similar positions

All CVs should be sent in English to the following address :

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