Financial Reporting Manager
Alfa Beta is a member of Ahold Delhaize Group that operates a network of 21 companies in 3 continents, 375 000 employees and is trusted by more than 50 million customers on a weekly basis.
Alfa Beta Vassilopoulos is one of the largest retail chains with 500 Super Markets, 16 Cash & Carry, 146 franchise stores and over 14 000 employees.
The job holder is responsible for managing the preparation and distribution of monthly financial statements & reporting pack for both Local and Group management teams.
Prepares and interprets operating results on a company, function & cost center level.
Is responsible for creation and monitoring of controls over closing & reporting process and working closely with Business Services and Risk & Control teams to ensure accuracy and completeness of results.
Is responsible for ensuring compliance with Group Accounting Manual, Group reporting requirements and high-quality standards of financial information
Acts as a Key point of contact for financial information for both internal and group reporting as well as external auditors.
Works closely with Planning team, Business Finance Partners & Business contacts to understand and interpret deviations from Budget/Forecast targets and provides detailed analysis.
Takes the lead on ad hoc projects/requests with ability to coordinate cross functional teams locally and remotely
Is Constantly aware of reporting developments (IFRS, ESG) and technological changes (self-service analytics, dashboarding tools) and continuously seeks to optimize and automate existing processes in close cooperation with local and Group IT teams
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance, Economics, or any relative field.
Holder of professional accountancy qualification (ACCA or equivalent certification is considered a pre-requisite).
At least 10 years’ working experience in the field of financial statement reporting, consolidation, and auditing
Excellent knowledge of financial statement preparation, IFRS, accounting and financial theory as well as ability to quickly understand business issues, recognize key performance drivers (KPIs) and respective financial impact
Excellent command of MS Office applications and highly proficient in use of Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of SAP R/3, SAP/4HANA, SAP BW, Microsoft Power BI and Hyperion Planning would be considered an asset.
Excellent command of the Greek & English language both written & spoken
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills with high attention to detail and ability to explain complex accounting issues in simple terms
Strong results orientation, accountability, and resourcefulness
Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and communicate effectively with different levels of seniority.
Strong project & time management skills with emphasis on organizing, planning, and completing multiple complex tasks with hands on mentality
Outside the box thinking, be creative, be solutions oriented, have thirst for challenging existing practices and be able to adapt to change.
Ability to coordinate with various teams, perform complex analysis and prepare meaningful reports for management team
Fosters an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented working environment by maintaining cooperative relationships that lead to open communications and sharing of information
Constantly coaches and develops self and team
The company offers a competitive remuneration package and excellent career prospects within an international retail environment.
On line quoting reference: (ref: FRM21)
Address: 81, Spaton Ave.
Zip code: 153 44
City: Gerakas – Attiki
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