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Accounts Payable Accountant with French

Job location : Athens, Greece
Created moment : 09/08/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04181

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 Payable Accountant with French

Job Summary

Job Purpose


  • Be responsible for management and follow-up of suppliers involved.

  • Ensure booking quality according to the agreed times and laws.

  • Ensure quality of closing processes on accounts payable

  • Provide support to other AP team members and guarantee that rules are respected and applied, and perform their watch (accountancy, group rules, etc.)

Main Accountabilities 

  • 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

  • Prepare, validate and execute payment proposals


Candidate Profile 




  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or Business 

  • 3-5 years of Relevant experience 

  • Advanced Excel skills 

  • Experience with ERPs (experience with SAP will be a plus) 

  • Fluent English speaker (C1/C2) 

  • Fluent French




  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company 

  • Experience in multinational companies and/or a SSC environment would be a key asset

  • Professional certifications in Accounting or ACA or ACCA would be considered a plus


Soft Skills and Abilities 


  • Hands-on attitude 

  • Good communication skills

  • Problem solving 

  • Resilience 

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

  • Customer service orientation

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

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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