• Chief Accountant/Accounting Manager

    Job Location CZ-Prague
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.


    We are actively seeking a Chief Accountant to join our team in Prague.



    • Full accounting & reporting responsibility for a several companies in the CEE (5 to 160+ staff)
    • Supervise & assure the accuracy of general ledger, subledgers (sales, purchase & assets), and close them in time
    • Supervise in-time preparation and filing of tax reports for several companies / countries (corporate, value added, payroll & other taxes)
    • Assure in-time delivery of monthly reports on accrual basis
    • Prepare individual financial statements and input to group consolidated reports (yearly US group pack, specific quarterly schedules)
    • Prepare management reports with accurate gross margin, reconcile revenues & costs, and project budgets;
    • Coordinate and control up to 5 direct reports – client billing / sales ledger, cost accounting / purchase ledger, cash & bank records, payroll accounting / accruals
    • Interface with external / internal group accountants, tax advisors, manage external auditors and internal controllers,
    • Support the regional controller and financial vice-president in other tasks & analyses


    • University degree in accounting plus diploma as a Czech certified accountant (ACCA)
    • +5 years concrete experience with similar large responsibilities in a reputable company
    • Excellent knowledge of IFRS or US GAAP
    • Excellent command of English and communication skills at all levels
    • Proficient with Windows office applications
    • Pro-active, reliable & detailed oriented person with excellent analytical skills and sense for useful information
    • Knowledge of iScala software is a plus
    • Service minded, for both ‘prestige’ and ‘everyday’ tasks, you are able & like to work in the challenging international environment of a middle-sized premier company 

    Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.


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