Cost Controller



ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ ΘΕΣΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ

We are a profitable and continuously growing Insurance Group, one of the main leaders in the Greek market and we are seeking to recruit a Cost Controller to reinforce our Finance team. 

The Cost Controller will report directly to the Cost Management Head and will be accountable for Cost Control activities including, but not limited to, those of cost estimating, budget control, cost forecasting, cost reporting and cost risk analysis.

Role responsibilities

  • Be responsible for Budget development, liaising with all relevant stakeholders across hierarchy acting within the corporate cost management framework and processes.
  • Submits related planning and develops effective performance monitoring on a regular and ad-hoc basis
  • Highlight areas of concern and suggest improvements while supporting the implementation of financial and business performance optimization cases.
  • Develop, implement and maintain cost control tools that track spending vs. budget for numerous active projects.
  • Implement and improve expense analysis and cost allocation models for various business analysis needs and segmental reporting in multiple dimensions.
  • Ensure compliance with internal  policies , accounting and tax regulations
  • Ensure accuracy of journal entries regarding administrative and acquisition expenses.
  • Evaluate procurement requests and align with budget.
  • Review procurement contracts/ agreements and ensure that all related costs are in compliance with them
  • Demonstrate hands-on support for the daily activities of the cost controlling team
  • Focus on improving cost controlling processes on a continuous basis

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • University degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or relevant field. Postgraduate studies will be considered a plus
  • At least 5 years of experience in relevant position
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and legislation
  • Excellent command of the English language and excellent PC skills
  • Strong organization and planning skills with the ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Ability to operate independently and proactively in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Integrity, being able to handle confidential information
  • Results orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion and pure interest of the insurance sector

What we offer

Our goal is to attract the best of the best and to ensure that our people enjoy their work environment. Thus, we offer our employees a variety of benefits: 

  • The opportunity to work in a leading insurance company with prominent positioning in the local market
  • A competitive compensation package relevant to qualifications
  • Health Insurance and Pension plan
  • Continuous training and development opportunities