Kontou - Accountant - Limassol, Cyprus

Maria Kontou

Limassol, Cyprus



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I have an BA in Accounting and Finance and an MSC in Business Finanance. On my last job i was the manager of the accounting department, I was responsible for the payroll, VAT issues and training employees about VAT, I can review Financial Statements and administrate and handle any issues related with accounting issues.

Work History

Complete Consolidated

November 2011 - February 2012

Period: November 2011 to February 2012
• Review and manage all financial records, postings debits and credits, producing financial statements and reconciling all transactions
• Prepare management reports and financial summaries using Microsoft Excel detailing company's financial status
• Complete Consolidated packages for international companies
• Review companies' for audit, monthly payrolls, VAT reports, organize the accounting department for a smooth cooperation
• Responsible for VAT issues, and training employees on all accounting issues and update them on VAT and Tax issues
• Generate bank deposits, verify and balance receipts
• Create invoices and track overdue accounts
• Manage payroll and prepare payroll tax returns
• Prepared and delivered to customers, under extremely quick turnaround timelines, accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.

Confidential Pharmaceutical Company, Nicosia

January 2009 - August 2009

• Learn and use the SAP accounting system in no time
• Learn to liaise with the managers and the auditors providing then with reports from the SAP
• Revue and revert with comments upon auditors' reports

Accounting and administration Supervisor


January 2007 - January 2009

• Managed in no time to have a portfolio of around 30 to 40 companies
• Doing the companies' administration
• Used the Caseware System

Head of Administration and Finance Department


January 2003 - January 2007

• Preparation and authorization of money transfers
• Preparation of legal documents
• In charge of the company's daily administration tasks
• Authorization of the companies' financial documents



Up to January 2000

• Accounting and financial and electronic banking team leader
• Preparation of the bank's financial returns reports
• Preparation of the bank's budget
• Keeping records of the central bank statistics
• Marketing and administration of the bank's electronic banking system (huge increase of usage)
• Considerable experience in the operations of the loans department, meeting with the customers, preparation of the necessary application documents, deciding whether or not the customer met all the necessary conditions to get the loan, and when the loan applications were approved, I was responsible for finalizing the loan transactions
• Considerable experience in the Letters of Credits and Guarantees department

Manager of the Accounting Department

PowerAccess FCI Ltd

Qualifications & Certifications

St Joseph

Business Finance

Brunel University


St Joseph School

Accounting and Finance

Philips College

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