Accounts Payable Accountant

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
May 15, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08239

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

Accounts Payable Accountant

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Shared Services Center was established in 2019 with the aim of centralizing the transactional accounting activities of 65 European Imerys entities. Within SSC there are three different streams, Accounts Payable, General Ledger Accounting and Accounts Receivable. Accounts Payable is primarily focused on posting invoices (3-way match), administering payment runs and performing reconciliation of financial accounts, ensuring their accuracy and resolving any discrepancies found during the process. We are excited to announce the need for new team members to join us in our Accounts Payable team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Book invoices and check versus order and goods / services receipt.

  • Process travel and expenses reimbursements.

  • Obtain payment approval, prepare payment runs, post payments to general ledger accounts.

  • Resolve vendor invoices discrepancies and related inquiries.

  • Evaluate and review accounts payable balances, including accounts analysis and review of cash disbursements.

  • Process accounts payable adjustments for errors or omissions.

  • Monitor purchase orders and prepare accruals for month and year end closing.

  • Make recommendations for process improvement.

  • Develop specialist skills with respect to strategic suppliers.

  • Reconciliation of financial accounts, ensuring their accuracy and resolving any discrepancies found during the process.

  • Assist with other accounting projects.

  • Maintain vendor master data.

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.

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

Skills & Person Specification

  • Accuracy and detail orientation.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Self-motivation and resilience.

  • Hands-on attitude and Problem Solving.

  • Customer Service Orientation.

  • Collaboration with other team members.

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.

  • Very Good Excel Skills.

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

Position Type

Full time



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