We are looking to hire a

Financial Controller

Based in Thessaloniki | Ref: FIN - 0921

About VIPA

VIPA is a European multinational company, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, with a leading position in the global recycling and recovered material trading sectors. Its Greek subsidiary, VIPA Hellas, has the country headquarters in Thessaloniki (G&G Office Complex, Meditteranean Cosmos area) and employs more than 140 people in Greece, achieving constant dynamic growth in both operations and manpower.


For us each and every team member is special and important, and this is the reason why we invest in education, training, personal and professional growth. We offer great working conditions in a multinational environment, in a dynamic and fast-growing company.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing tax statements

  • Reviewing the accuracy of the accounting books and financial statements and being responsible for accurate and timely submissions of monthly-basis

  • Supporting My Data application

  • Examining accounting registrations and financial data closely, to check for discrepancies

  • Participating in creation, implementation, and review of finance and accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure continuous improvement

  • Reviewing existing internal procedures and making suggestions on implementing enhanced security arrangements, in order to achieve compliance with customs requirements

  • Participating in internal audits

  • Reviewing and evaluating cost reports in the company's planning and budgeting process

  • Collaborating with external auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations and laws

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Experience in Finance and Accounting with at least 3-4 years in the field of auditing at an accounting firm (Big Four)

  • Very good Tax and VAT knowledge

  • Familiarity with ERP systems

  • Very good knowledge of English, both oral and written

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (use of macro’s, Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs)

  • Strong analytical skills and a very good understanding of numbers

  • Ability to perform under pressure and deadlines

  • Confidentiality and strong ethics

  • High level of professionalism and an appreciation for the confidentiality and sensitivity of information received and handled

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, according to experience and qualifications

  • Excellent working conditions in a multinational environment

  • Flexible working schedule - working from home for some days of the week

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development

  • Private health insurance

All applications will be considered strictly confidential

VIPA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, or any other status protected under law.