VAT Accountant (5843) 44 views

Job Overview

CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, an established Group of Companies operating within the Retail Sector, we are seeking to recruit a VAT Accountant to join their expanding team of professionals based in Limassol. The successful applicant will ideally be either Part or Fully ACCA/ACA Qualified and possess some demonstrable experience with VAT Accounting; any exposure to International VAT work will be considered a significant advantage. Excellent written and spoken English is essential and knowledge of Greek is desirable. Our client offers excellent working hours, which include reduced working hours 2 days each week in the afternoon.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of VAT workings to be sent to external providers and communication with auditors and tax advisors in different countries for the submission of VAT returns locally.
  • Preparation of EC Sales and Intrastat workings to be sent to external providers and communication with auditors and tax advisors to ensure compliance with European VAT compliance requirements.
  • Preparation and submission of Cyprus VAT returns and VIES declarations.
  • Keep a line of communication with colleagues abroad to solve any VAT related issues that may arise.
  • Processing VAT related entries into the system. 

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • ACCA/ACA qualification will be considered as an advantage (preferably newly qualified).
  • Some hands-on experience with local Cyprus-based VAT; any knowledge/experience with international VAT will be considered a significant advantage.
  • Experience in using computerised accounting systems.
  • Taking into consideration the worldwide exposure, excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is a must; knowledge of Greek is highly desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (mainly Excel).
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Efficient time management skills and ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.
  • Pleasant personality with a strong initiative.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to quoting the reference number KAR5843. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to. By sending us your CV you are giving CareerFinders your consent to be contacted for this and any other suitable vacancies that we believe match your skills and experience. To view our privacy policy, please click

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