Accounts Receivable Accountant

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
May 21, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08270

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 Receivable 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 Receivable is primarily focused on executing cash applications activities efficiently and effectively in compliance with company policies and procedures,  performing I/C recharges with accuracy and posting requested journal entries, respecting the JWF process. We are excited to announce the need for new team members to join us in our Accounts Receivable team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Apply incoming cash to outstanding invoices.

  • Post incoming payments and clear corresponding invoices/DN transactions in SAP.

  • Ensures that all queries are logged including unidentified payments, short payments, over payments and inadequate invoice data.

  • Reconcile our accounts receivable with customer's accounts in order to minimize/avoid disputed invoices with customer's accounts.

  • Evaluate and review accounts receivable balances through Statement of Accounts Mass Sending, including accounts analysis and review of cash deductions.

  • Make recommendations for process improvement.

  • Provides feedback to ensure that processes meet business requirements in an automated and as user-friendly manner as possible.

  • Maintain customer master data.

  • Develop specialist skills with respect to strategic customers.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Fluent in English, French and German would be a plus.

  • Shared Services Background / Multinational Company is advantageous.

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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