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Chief Accountant

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Moscow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/04/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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Our client - one of the largest companies in the production of copper is looking for Chief Accountant.

Role: responsibility for the organization of RAS and IFRS accounting and tax accounting in accordance with applicable tax legislation,. Organization of preparation and delivery of regulated (tax, accounting, statistical) reporting to the government bodies.


  • Management of accounting department, ensuring accounting staff complaint with internal labour regulations and policies, providing constant learning and developing of accounting staff;
  • Organization of a regular system of collecting, registering and summarizing information in monetary terms about assets and liabilities of the organization and their movement, by means of complete, continuous and documentary accounting of all business transactions;
  • Development of RAS and tax accounting policies, presentation of accounting policies for management approval;
  • Ensuring compliance with tax legislation, accounting regulations, as well as other requirements imposed by the legislation of the Russian Federation;
  • Ensuring accounting system provides sufficient data for the preparation of monthly reporting according to IFRS, as well as management reporting according to the Group requirements;
  • Compliance with internal regulations regarding the procedure and deadlines for the preparation of accounting statements;
  • Preparing of complete and reliable information on business transactions for tax and accounting purposes;
  • Regular interactions with tax authorities, Pension Fund, social insurance funds, compulsory medical insurance, etc.;
  • Implementation and maintaining of the internal control system over accounting and reporting;
  • Interactions with external and internal auditors in accordance with the procedure for auditing financial statements;
  • Participation in projects of implementation of information systems in the field of accounting and reporting;
  • Providing methodological assistance to employees of the other departments in matters of accounting, control and reporting;
  • Ensuring the safety of accounting documents and putting them into the archive in the prescribed manner;
  • Continuously improving the quality of financial reporting and performance.


  • Higher education in Accounting/Finance (BA or MSc);
  • 10 years of experience in the field of finance and reporting with at least 5 years in the position of chief accountant;
  • Russian Certified Accountant/Auditor;
  • Professional qualification (CIMA, CPA, ACCA type) or a progress on any of those qualifications is a plus;
  • Experience as a chief accountant in large production or construction companies;
  • Knowledge of tax legislation, accounting regulations, IFRS;
  • Practical skills in 1C, Oracle, SAP or similar accounting system;
  • Experience in Big 4 audit companies is a plus;
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint; Word, other business applications knowledge is a plus);
  • English - Upper-Intermediate+.


  • Permanent contract according to Russian Labour Code;
  • Medical insurance, meals and fitness allowance;
  • Salary upon interview results;
  • Location: Moscow office.

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