General Ledger Accountant

Job location:
Created moment:
September 8, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 04650

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at

The Position

General Ledger Accountant

Job Summary

Location: Athens / Other in Europe

Job Purpose: 

  • Produce executive summaries: P&L, balance of payments, operating statement, balance sheets, etc. 

  • Make payments, manage cash receipts and handle payment cancellations.

  • Handle fixed assets activities and ensure intercompany activities are performed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Handle intercompany activities

  • Prepare, check and update consolidation package

  • Monitor goods and inventory reconciliation

Responsibilities and Duties

Fixed assets

  • Record fixed assets acquisitions and disposals in the system

  • Monitor depreciation for all fixed assets

  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger

  • Update the schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation

  • Monitor Construction in Progress

Bank accounting

  • Perform bank reconciliation between bank statements and GL

  • Maintain banking relationships and manage bank charges

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely settlement of payments


  • Investigate AP and AR discrepancies and propose solution

  • Control intercompany netting and settlement (collect receivables)

  • Perform intercompany reporting

  • Provide month-end information to accounting (accruals)

General accounting

  • Review master data (incl. chart of accounts)

  • Book journal entries (revenue, accruals, provisions, reclasses)

  • Launch costing transactions and check product valuation (1° check)

  • Perform month-end close

Qualifications & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in accounting

  • Experience with ERPs (experience with SAP will be a plus)

  • Fluent in English

  • Conversant in French, German, Italian or any other European language is a plus

  • Having worked in a SSC environment would be a key asset


  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company.

Skills & Person Specification

  • Good communication skills

  • Results Orientation

  • Customer Service Orientation

  • Self-Motivation & Resilience

  • IT Savviness, i.e. willingness to learn and/or experience with new systems & tools

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.