Chief Accountant

Color Expert-Storch is part of The Storch-Ciret Group, family-owned company, based at Wuppertal, Germany, established in 1896, who now is the leader in painting tools market in Europe, employing 1,500 employees in Europe and Asia with total sales of 250 M EUR.

The Latvian subsidiary Color Expert-Storch was established in 2009., employs 19 people, and generates a turnover of a 9,4M EUR with aim to increase it to 15M EUR sales in 2025.
Color Expert-Storch is doing sales in (has a market responsibility for) 13 countries including export outside EU (former USSR countries + Finland). Company sells several brands as well as private label products in 3 main sales channels:
– Professional retail stores,
– DIY and Distribution (DI) (paint and other wholesalers),
– Private Label products to the large KEY accounts.

On behalf of our Client, we are looking for a growth-oriented and energetic:


Your mission will be:

Lead and organize bookkeeping and finance reporting according to Latvian Law, GSC standards and best industry practices. Control and full responsibility of all OPEX cost lines and cash flow. Participate in budget, cash flow and strategy planning. Consult MD in business analytics and financial impact of management decisions (risk analysis).

Your professional profile:

  • Higher education in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • At least 5 years of successful experience as Chief Accountant  
  • Knowledge of Latvian law, bookkeeping process and requirements
  • Fluent in Latvian, Russian, and English or German
  • Practical experience in working with ERP systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your work approach is based on:

  • Ability to set priorities working in multitask environment
  • Ability to plan, organize, delegate and control the outcome
  • Punctuality, when monthly reporting/yearly closing and budgeting processes are always on time
  • Constant improvement of assigned processes and systems
  • Intention to automate the processes aiming to increase the productivity


  • Remuneration: Starting from €3000.00 – €3500.00 bruto
  • Working place & mode: Riga near center, Hybrid
  • Travel mode: Each quarter
  • Benefits: Annual bonus, Covered monthly cost of mobile phone, Health Insurance, Modern office space, Paid parking, Paid birthday holidays, Support for parents with school-age children

Apply for the vacancy "Chief Accountant | Color Expert"

Recruitment Latvia, SIA. Address: Rīga, K.Valdemāra 33-35. Reg.No 40003955719. Licence issued by the State Employment Agency No 56 (18.04.2008). Ph. 67356120.

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