SUNLIGHT XANTHI looking for Cost Accountant
Sunlight Group is specialized in the development of next-generation energy storage products for industrial and advanced technology applications, always conscious of its environmental impact and with a genuine passion for value creation and constant improvement.
We believe that power is knowledge, thus our purpose is to tirelessly pursue knowledge through data and insights. Turn those into innovations that serve our customers and improve the lives of the people who are belonging to the ecosystem.
Driven by our commitment to inspire our people and unlock their potential, we have created an agile and innovative environment that promotes open communication and collaboration, while offering continuous learning and development opportunities.
We are looking to hire a Cost Accountant to join our Finance Team. The right incumbent will handle cost accounting and general accounting duties and support the team on the of month-end and year-end closing procedures.
He / She will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, and the reconciliation of general ledger accounts, analyzing and distributing reports. The role reports to Plant Accounting & Costing Manager and is based in Xanthi, Greece.
Assists in the interpretation of financial results and make recommendations on cost reduction and profit improvement actions
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and forecast
Ensures the accuracy of reporting tools (mainly SAP/BW) and suggests the implementation of improvements according to best practices
Participates in the implementation of processes improvement projects
Tracks KPIs and prepares financial reports as requested
Supports the financial analysis process by gathering data from various data sources and tools (MS Excel, Power BI) and proceeds with the development of advanced reporting analysis
Cooperates effectively with internal teams and business partners, to gather and provide accurate financial information
Handles cost accounting activities and participate in the month-end close activities
Performs accounting entries, updates ledgers and proceeds with the reconciliation of accounts
Checks General Accounting records and ensures their correct registration
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration; MSc would be considered an asset
5-7 years of relevant professional accounting experience
Solid knowledge of Greek Accounting Standards; IFRS or US GAAP will be considered a plus
Proven experience of using ERP (preferably SAP)
Proficient in Microsoft office
Fluency in English (spoken and written); Knowledge of Italian is considered an advantage
Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and deliver high-quality results in strict deadlines
Ability to multi-task successfully; attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Ability to travel within Sunlight’s locations
Despite your experience and skills, you never stop learning, cultivating out-of-the-box thinking, growth and entrepreneurial mindset, embracing ownership and agility. You are impact-focused, proactive and open to change. Last but not least, you are able to communicate scientific principles and applications both in Greek and English – we are a multicultural team! – you are a real team player who can build strong relationships with various stakeholders and thrive among global talents in a positive work environment.
To start with, we give you the opportunity to thrive in a restless team and grow your potential in an innovative environment. As per your compensation and rewards package, this is a preview:
A competitive salary based on experience and topped up with other bonuses.
Company healthcare plan
Continuous learning opportunities. Allocated training budget that can be spent on books, online courses or other training materials.
Established framework for career development
International mobility opportunities
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