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Experienced Professional in Shipping in Athens at OUR FIRM

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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    3 - 5 years
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Job Description

PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and approximately 1,200 employees. More than 236,000 people in 158 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. This enables us to provide top-quality industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients.


We are the leading provider of Consulting Services in the Shipping industry in Greece, assisting organisations better manage the risks associated with their business objectives, improve their business processes and operational effectiveness, strengthen their corporate governance practices and establish effective system of internal controls. Our clients include both listed and private shipping companies.


Due to the continued growth of our practice and consistently high demand for our services, we are now recruiting high caliber candidates for our Shipping Advisory team in Athens.  


The role:


  • Monitoring and performing risk & compliance reviews related to SOX s404 act; meeting with client personnel, collecting and filtering information.
  • Executing internal audit projects for our shipping clients.
  • Engaging on business level discussions/ workshops with clients around the re-engineering of business processes and the design of new ERP systems; gathering and documenting business requirements related to the new system.
  • Evaluating the adequacy of the company’s established procedures; documenting process narratives and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Be a leader of project teams, monitoring the preparation of project deliverables, reports, presentations and deadlines.
  • Application of Lean Six Sigma and PwC methodologies in business process reengineering and operational excellence projects.
  • Incorporating findings and conclusions appropriately into a key issues oriented report delivered to our clients.
  • Develop and manage long term relationships at senior levels with clients.
  • Manage teams of associates and be responsible for their career development.
  • Application of common sense / commercial awareness / knowledge obtained during the project to assess the quality and reliability of information supplied.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate should have:


  • Working experience 3 - 6 years in the maritime industry or equivalent experience in the fields of external audit, compliance, business advisory, risk management etc.
  • Excellent academic background from a Greek or foreign top-tier university with background in Shipping, Business Administration, Management, Accounting or other relevant field or related discipline.
  • Excellent computer skills, a proficient user of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint etc.).
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • A confident and positive attitude, focused on teamwork and communication with colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent business sense and commercial awareness.
  • Excellent financial and business analytical skills.
  • Commitment to providing excellent quality work and building strong working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and professional manner, (both in English and Greek).
  • Knowledge of shipping ERP systems/ functionalities will be considered an asset.


What we offer


PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality. At PwC, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged and excellence is rewarded. You will develop as a professional through our training programme together with constant coaching and a working culture which fosters continuous learning. 


We offer the prospective of being part of a global network of firms that provides challenging opportunities to enhance your career. Our firm offers a competitive remuneration package that includes an attractive base salary and benefits, and opportunities for rapid career development in a secure and challenging working environment.



All applicants will be acknowledged and treated in the strictest confidence.