Accounting Officer

Submit until: 6/2/2022
Location: Athens

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 1 – The job holder does not have contact with children

Key Accountabilities

  • Performs accounting entries, update ledgers and reconcile accounts
  • Supports the preparation and coordination of the audit process, as well as, the internal financial controls and procedures
  • Ensures all assigned reconciliations are prepared and reviewed accurately
  • Communicates on a regular basis with vendors, reconciling accounts and following up on payments
  • Supports month-end and year-end process and financial reports
  • Participates in audits by donors and/or chartered accountants
  • Assists in budgeting
  • Carries out the monthly payroll and registers the payroll account entries
  • Ensures all payroll procedures are performed accurately and timely
  • Allocates salary costs to the respective cost centers
  • Ensures compliance with the Greek Labor and Insurance Legislation
  • Ad hoc requests, as needed

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience
  • Familiarity with Navision and Pylon will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Greek GAAP (IFRS would be a plus)
  • Knowledge of ERGANI
  • Excellent use of MS Office Suite (particularly Excel)
  • Fluency in Greek and English, both oral and written


  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail, multitask
  • Able to perform under pressure and deliver results
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to challenge processes and implement improved working methods

Interested candidates should submit in a single document their Resume/CV with an introductory text in English to: mentioning in the email subject “Accounting Officer”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) not later than by February 6th  , 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Remarks: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.

For roles that will have regular contact with vulnerable populations SolidarityNow is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences, and selected candidates will be requested to provide a recent copy of criminal record.

Following the preventive measures against COVID-19, holding a vaccination certificate or undergoing Covid-19 antigen tests as per government directions is mandatory.