AR/AP Accountant Sweden, Finland, Eurohub

Job location:
Helsinki, Finland
Created moment:
February 1, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 06853

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

AR/AP Accountant Sweden, Finland, Eurohub

Job Summary

In September 2022, Imerys Group ( published a press release confirming to start an exclusive negotiations with Syntagma Capital ( for the potential sale of certain assets producing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (“GCC”), precipitated calcium carbonate (“PCC”), and talc, which primarily serve the paper markets in North Americas, South America, Asia and Europe.

This new company formed by all these industrial sites, kaolin mine, port access and Hubs is foreseen to start its operation under a new brand on March 31th, 2023. The revenue in 2021 was 400 million euros. It will offer mineral solutions for industries worldwide. All the sites are already working and producing. About 950 employees total.

Besides serving lots of the paper and board markets nowadays, this new company will use its global footprint, unique assets and longstanding know-how to develop new business opportunities and foster innovation. Sustainability is a core value of this Company.

Regarding employment, the Company needs to reinforce existing teams to operate as a standalone organization but also to meet its ambitious development plans. Branding and name of the Company are currently defined and will be communicated largely very soon.

Role overview:

Be responsible for management and follow-up of suppliers
Ensure booking quality according to the country times and laws
Ensure quality of closing processes on accounts payable
Provide support to other AP team members
Guarantee country rules are respected and applied, and perform their watch (accountancy, group rules, etc.)
Responsible for the day-to-day processing of the AR function.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Take the ownership of the AP and T&E processes
Advice on accounting country specifics
Validate and input invoices
Ensure not-received invoices are accounted for in accruals and have supporting documents
Process down payments and credit notes according to current procedures
Ensure budget and accounting allocations quality
Validate payment runs
Control thoroughly supplier accounts and follow down payments
Maintain supplier master data
Supervise AP cut-off and provide information (accruals, etc.) and analysis

Post customer payments – by recording cash and checks – to appropriate general ledger accounts and verify details of transactions
Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers
Monitor aging balances of customers and produce reports to focus action of collection teams and give instructions to DSO Gpe (cash collection)

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
1-5 years of relevant experience
Experience with ERPs (experience with SAP will be a plus)
Fluent in English
Having worked in a SSC environment would be a key asset

Skills & Person Specification

Good communication skills
Results Orientation
Customer Service Orientation
Self-Motivation & Resilience

Position Type

Full time



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