Cost & Production Analyst

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
May 9, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 05432

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

Cost & Production Analyst

Job Summary

Reports To: the CAR Sub-cluster Manager, part of the Consolidation, Accounting & Reporting team of Greece

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Financial support & reporting for a number of different functional areas within the business as well as analysis, understanding and challenging monthly results with managers.

  • Preparation of reports/analyses to enable Senior Managers to control their costs. Analysis to include both historical reporting against prior year and versus forecast and variance analyses/reconciliations, together with future performance/trending by way of forecasting and longer term planning.

  • Calculate and update standard costs / actual unit costs in ERP for inventory valuation

  • Produce and review Monthly Mine and Plant / Site cost reports with mine / site manager.

  • Provide support to Hub Controller with the budget and forecast process, as well as ad-hoc analysis and information.

  • Responsible for Inventory counts and fixed assets reconciliation with ERP.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role.

  • University degree in Accounting or similar background.

  • Very good English.

  • SAP CO, FI Knowledge.

  • Knowledge of production process, logistics and supply chain.

Skills & Person Specification

  • Good understanding of accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations.

  • Ability to handle complex financial information.

  • Ability to create strong bonds with other people, inspire trust and confidence in peers, seniors, and external partners.

  • Demonstrate good communication skills to convey information.

  • Have a keen eye for details, ability to manage multi tasks / projects and meet tight deadlines.

  • Strong IT skills especially in Excel and Google suite packages.

  • Availability to travel to Milos Island regularly (estimated 30% in the first year).

Position Type

Full time



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