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Accounts Receivable Senior Accountant

Job location : Athens
Created moment : 09/10/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 02542

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

Accounts Receivable Senior Accountant

Job Summary

Imerys plans to reshape its financial function, by creating Shared Service Centers (SSC) at regional level. Within this scope, we are seeking for accountant professionals to join the newly established SSC for Europe, based in Athens, Greece, that will provide services and support to our legal entities within 14 European countries.  

Job Purpose

• Responsible for the day-to-day processing of the AR function.
• 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)

Skills & Experience

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
•  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
• Having worked in a SSC environment would be a key asset

Soft Skills

Good communication skills
Results Orientation
Customer Service Orientation
Self-Motivation & Resilience
IT Savviness, i.e. willingness to learn and/or experience with new systems & tools


Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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