Accountant (m/f/d)

As an accountant you will be part of the South Europe Finance Department based in Milan and you will report into the Accounting Manager and dotted line into the CFO – South Europe. You will be responsible for Finance and Accounting activities of an Italian legal entity of the Avnet group with the following responsibilities and duties:



  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company
  • Overview of the automated processes for sales, purchases, AR, AP
  • Non Trade Accounts payables, prime entries
  • Complete financial reports, lead month-end closing process and conduct monthly reconciliation
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual closings following local and US GAAP
  • Ensure the integrity of accounting information by verifying and recording transaction
  • Cash management and reporting, support payment preparation
  • Contact with Tax authorities for audit and special requests
  • Maintain and reviewing financial records, including fixed assets ledger
  • Compliance with local accounting legislation, tax laws, standards and reporting timeliness
  • Intercompany and bank reconciliation
  • General accounting, VAT return, in liaison with local tax and legal consultants ensuring correct calculation of monthly VAT and correct calculation of the taxable income; VAT reports, journal book, F24 and other government-related returns
  • Interact directly with auditors to discuss and resolve accounting issues in a timely manner
  • Maintain strong knowledge of accounting and finance practices
  • Analyzing new transactions and documenting appropriate accounting treatment under Local and US GAAP and ensuring that it is applied
  • Continuous improvement of processes and controls
  • Support on ad hoc projects
  • Enhancing the tools and processes


  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in general or tax accounting
  • Familiar with US Gaap
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy, reliability and curiosity
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and SAP
  • Fluent in English
  • Team player

Excellent, we are looking forward to your application with your salary expectations and your earliest possible entry date.

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at: