Monday, 20 January 2014

Chief Financial Officer in Cyprus

On behalf of our client an established high tech company we are seeking to recruit an experienced CFO. 5 – 10 years working experience as a CFO is required for this position

Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the internal and external financial accounting & reporting of the company.
Requires an individual whose business acumen, financial aptitude and professional initiative enable them to improve the organization’s performance and enhance the effectiveness of the individuals within.
Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance.
Ability to develop measurements & KPI’s
Has succeeded in a start-up environment
Lead/assisted fund raising activities
Ensure compliance with all regulatory compliance, specific knowledge of SEC compliance an advantage.

Coordinate and control external auditors
International Tax knowledge
Understand and support of all of the functional areas throughout the company, including accounting, information systems, purchasing, manufacturing, sales and customer service.
Participate in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs as a strategic partner.
Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
Develop credibility fort he finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends, in order to assist the Board and CEO in performing their responsibilities.
Participate in continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision -making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.

      Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism
Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter.

Ensure quarterly and annual financial reporting requirements are completed accurately and timely in accordance with current regulations and/or guidelines.

Willing to travel abroad.
The Ideal candidate
Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.
Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, and sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others. A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.
Management skills—the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Bachelor’s degree and, MBA and/or CPA/CMA preferred
Needs to be committed to results and have a strong sense of personal responsibility for how the company performs.
Financial aptitude and analytical skills need to translate in to insightful corrective actions and proactive business improvement.


On offer is an excellent salary package.

Please forward your CV (Ref CFO)  together with a covering letter demonstrating your skills and abilities based on the job description & requirements to:

Only applications which fulfill the above criteria in relation to skills & experience and apply as requested with a CV & covering letter (in English), will be considered for the position.