Team Leader (Accounting)

Leinonen Latvia, part of Leinonen Group, is an international accounting and advisory company that provides high-quality accounting, payroll, tax and legal services to a large base of international companies in Latvia for over 25 years. Leinonen Group develops services continuously to respond to the demands of customers in a rapidly changing environment. Our Riga office is looking for Team Leader (Accounting).

About you:

You are an accounting professional looking for a great career opportunity. You are highly interested in developing your leadership skills and you have a passion for people. You are motivated to work with and guide some of the biggest companies operating in Latvia and the Baltics. You have the desire to develop yourself – Leinonen offers great opportunities for learning and growth!

The role:

  • Manager:
    You can shape your team the way you want it! You will supervise and lead them to ensure proper staffing, work allocation, staff performance, motivation, and development.
  • Strategist:
    You will have the opportunity to decide how to approach tasks and develop a plan to accomplish them.
  • Communicator:
    You will be responsible for the exchange of information between the team members and the management. You will act as a single point of contact in a day-to-day operation for named clients.
  • Goal Setter:
    You will set goals and milestones which will determine the performance of the team members.
  • Teamwork:
    You will have the opportunity to cooperate with each department -Tax & Legal, Sales & Marketing. Leinonen is a very open company where we embrace open communication and suggestion of ideas. We are one team, not just a group of individuals!

Requirements:

  • A University degree is desired, educational background in accounting/economics is an asset.
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, excellent Latvian skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting software: Navision, Edrana, Directo, SAP, SCALAand others will be seen as an advantage.
  • Strong people management skills, solution, and development-oriented,problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth accounting knowledge of Local Accounting standards; knowledge of IFRS is seen as an advantage.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

What we offer:

  • Great team, friendly environment.
  • Work with an international client base.
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely.
  • An opportunity to take part in the development of consultancy practice.
  • Salary consisting of base pay EUR 2600 gross + annual bonus.