EY Accounting & Tax Compliance Professionals in Greece

Title: Accounting & Tax Compliance Professionals

Location: Greece

Job Number: GRE000NU

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their on-going strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You will use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex tax issues across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking for Accounting & Tax Compliance Professionals to support our accounting and tax team and help our clients in compliance projects at different industry sectors. Actively establish internal and external relationships. Anticipate and identify risks within engagements and raise any issues. You will also keep informed of professional standards and firm policies and procedures and effectively apply this knowledge to different client situations.

In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You will be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Your key responsibilities

  • You'll work hand in hand with our tax and accounting professionals to help manage our clients’ compliance and reporting needs

  • Provide bookkeeping services

  • Compile and submit tax returns

  • Prepare financial statements according to the new Greek standards and international accounting standards

  • Establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships both internally and externally with clients to help ensure that the services delivered to clients by our offices are of the highest standards and are done on time

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of client engagements, monitor progress and deliverables, put in place the necessary standardised processes, anticipate and identify risks, escalate issues as appropriate and drive performance-improvement solutions

  • Support the team in marketing and business development initiatives to grow our client base in the region

  • Help to create a positive learning culture, coaching and counselling junior team members to help them develop professional and personally.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent analytical, management and leadership skills

  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Proven experience in managing people and multiple projects, as well as being deadline-driven

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Coordination and prioritisation, ability to work under pressure and to keep things moving and to juggle multiple tasks

  • Ability to understand processes and technology

  • Experience and knowledge of multiple accounting software

To qualify for the role you must have

  • University Degree

  • 4 - 8 years of relative working experience, preferably in a Big four professional services firm, will be considered an asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in Greek and English

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience working with multinationals

  • Knowledge of second foreign languageWhat we look forWe’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We’re not just looking for technical knowledge experience — we’re after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative news ways. If you’re a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.What working at EY offersAt EY, you get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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