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Accountant - Kyiv, Ukraine - February 2020
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Grade H / Indefinite contract / Announced internally and externally/ Must be legally entitled to work and live in Ukraine

The British Council, a leading international cultural organisation, is recruiting a full-time Accountant to be responsible for the end to end accounting process in the country including month and year end close, and ensure consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies. This is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process which is a key function in the new organisational structure emerging from the Financial Transparency recommendations.

Skills, experience and behaviours for the advertised vacancy:

  • English at B1 level
  • native Ukrainian and Russian 
  • Qualified accountant / Finance graduate
  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role / Proved accounting experience;
  • Experience in working with a diverse team;
  • Experience of an ERP system;
  • Experience working with SAP, 1C, Medoc;
  • Strong knowledge of VAT Accounting and electronic VAT administration system;
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting and Tax accounting reporting;
  • Knowledge of local tax legislation and legal requirements to bookkeeping;            
  • High experienced with Excel.
Shortlisting will be done against required skills, experience and qualifications listed in the Role Profile.pdf
Successful candidates will be invited for the English language testing and interview.  

Please refer to BC behaviors dictionary and BC Core Skills before applying for the job.  

Candidates wishing to apply should fill out the on-line application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17 February 2020.    

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria    

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989 

The British Council in Ukraine has been ranked within the top 20 of more than 500 companies surveyed in relation to supporting learning and development for their employees. Part of a Hay survey on Best companies for personal development in Ukraine 2015, we have been placed at no 8 - the highest scoring British employer and the only British employer to make the top 20

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