Certified Accountant (m / f)

Gestra Portugal, Lda | Posted 23-05-2020

Porto (General IT)

German Multinational company intends to recruit employee as Certified Accountant (m / f) with Immediate availability, whose mission is to prepare and participate in the execution of all tasks inherent to the accounting department.

Relevant Experience

  • Significant experience of providing operational and accounting support
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Finance Function
  • Broad technical knowledge of accounting
  • Dealt with Fiscal Authorities, External Auditors
  • Familiar with IFRS
  • Worked within International Groups
  • Used ERP (ETICADATA Preferred) and CRM systems

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • Professional Accounting Qualification – ACA/ACCA/CIMA or local equivalent
  • Graduate Education, or clear evidence of extensive relevant experience
  • Good level of English, written and spoken and Strong level of excel skills

Role Purpose

  • Accounting operations – apply GAAP to accounting records that comply with local/corporate legal, fiscal and accounting requirements. Managing ledgers and related costing, payroll, and other systems.
  • Internal reporting – measure, evaluate and explain business performance. Drive forecasting process.
  • Internal control and risk management – design/operate/improve the internal control environment and communicate/evaluate the risks within and outside the business.
  • External reporting and compliance – ensure that systems and reports are financially robust, that comply with both local and group, regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Treasury – manage cash collections and payments, identifying and assessing risk regarding liquidity, forex, interest rates, etc.

Measures / KPIs

  • Accurate and timely reporting
  • Tax and fiscal compliance, correct filing to deadlines so no penalties incurred
  • Provide/maintain a sound and safe internal control environment recognised in achieving +3.7 average score in Internal Audits