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  • Athens, Attikí, Greece

Job description

M&S is ready to push boundaries to lead the retail industry into a greener, speedier, more inspiring digital era. That’s why we’re revolutionising how we work and offering our most exciting opportunities yet. There’s never been a better time to be part of our team. Marks & Spencer aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Join us and make an immediate impact.
We are committed to an active Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, which starts with our recruitment and selection process, and we are happy to talk flexible working. Everyone is welcome at M&S.  No exceptions. It’s your background, abilities and differences that make you, uniquely you. And when you’re part of M&S, that individuality has the potential to make waves.

Fully woven into the DNA of M&S, our Finance team plays a fundamental role in setting the pace for our key business decisions, shaping our budgets, analysing our sales, managing costs and making sure our most vital statistics and data are absolutely accurate.
With a focus on adding new value to all business areas by helping them make data-driven decisions and understand what is driving commercial performance – it’s our job to make sure the right tools, processes, governance, and ways of working are in place to support this.

All the details

We are looking for a highly motivated and financially minded Accountant to:

   • Assist the Accounting Manager and the Head of Finance in achieving accurate and timely accounting information, financial controls and financial process improvements

  • Assist in achieving compliance of business transactions with local tax requirements

What you’ll do

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Payroll Postings
      Process the Payroll postings and reconciliation of the payroll accounts.

  • Accounts Payable – Vendors

     Post relevant entries (local vendor invoices, local utilities invoices)
     Imports postings & custom broker invoices
     Self-deliveries invoices
     Expense reports

  • Statutory - Audit Requirements
     Supporting in the Statutory and UK audit
     Contribute to the preparation of the Financial Statements
     Support on My Data Requirements

  • Statutory books – Audit Requirements
    Supporting in the Statutory and UK audit in cooperation with the HoF & the Accounting Manager.
    Contribute to the preparation of the Financial Statements.
    Preparation of the TP list & file
    Contribute to the year-end closing activities.

  • Tax

    Prepare periodic tax reports to Greek tax authorities (including withholding taxes, advertising tax,             etc.)
    Prepare monthly balance of payments report for Bank of Greece
    Prepare monthly Intrastat report
    Prepare monthly VIES report
    Prepare quarterly list of agreements for filing to the tax authorities

5. Reporting
    Maintain the Daily Cash flow
    Perform monthly Intercompany Reconciliations
    Support in the Operating Plan and Forecasts of the Financial Controller and Head of Finance
    Provide with ad hoc analysis to the Head of the Finance
   Support the Head of Finance with the design, enhancement, implementation and documentation of       the Key Financial Controls as per the Group requirements

Job requirements

Who you are

Your skills and experience will include:

• University Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in an accounting department of a multinational company
• Excellent knowledge of the English language
• Good Knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP

Systems Skills
• Very Good Knowledge of MS Office with emphasis in Excel
• Experience in SAP is required

If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment.

We’re always eager to make the most of your talents, so if you’re interested in bringing these to a new area of the business, here is your career opportunity.


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