Chief Accountant

Job location:
Seoul, South Korea
Created moment:
November 18, 2021
Job reference:
REQ - 05102

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.

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The Position

Chief Accountant

Job Summary


  • Coordinate all regular accounting processes and month-end close activities 

  • Justify general ledger accounts regularly

  • Reconcile statutory and management books

  • Process Payment to Vendors and IG partners

  • Responsible for statutory filings

  • Monitor Regulatory changes of accounting and taxes

  • Responsible for consolidation report

  • Ensure intercompany activities are performed in a timely & efficient manner

  • Provide necessary support to BA controlling

  • Responsible for the external audit and CAR related audit for the entity incharge

  • Perform tax declarations, tax filing and new tax schemes implementation

  • Other tasks from local CAR finance manager


Key competencies

  • Deep knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations, tax computations

  • Ability to handle complex financial information and financial risk

  • Ability to create a  strong bonds with other people, inspires trust and confidence in both his peers, senior, and external partners

  • Demonstrate good communication skills to convey information and instructions down the line,.

  • Have a keen eye for details, ability to manage multi tasks / project and meet tight deadlines, is analytical and highly organized 

  • Strong feeling of responsibility and self-motivated

  • Work comfortably in a highly collaborative setting, have a confident and outgoing personality, 

  • Proficient in English

  • Proficient in  financial software as SAP, database and Google suite package


Ideal background/ experience

  • 5 years minimum General Ledger accounting experience, autonomous for closing books

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is the minimum requested but a profile who also has earned a master’s degree in accounting / finance or certification is preferred


Typical profile

  • GL Accountant - Transactional Accountant


Position Type

Full time



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