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Eleni Karanikola

Business Analyst at Durostick S.A. UK Headquarters

Work experience

Jan 2015Present

Business Analyst - Part-time employment

Durostick SA - UK Headquarters

Planning and monitoring business process improvement and dealing with different tasks simultaneously

Producing financial information, revenue reports by product by customer, overdue receivables/payables

Analysis of financial information and generation of summary status reports - monthly cash flows

Jan 2014Jun 2014

Administrative Assistant / Office manager

EY Club, Health Insurance

Customer service and handling of client relationships

Creation and maintenance of databases, preparing financial and statistical reports

Receiving and sorting incoming correspondence

Meeting and event arrangements, training and supervising other support staff 

Improved customer-facing skills through continuous collaboration with clients

May 2013Sep 2013

Assistant Accountant

Em. Vasilakis Accountant Agency

Partially trainee and partially assistant, mainly involved in tax returns

Management and maintenance of accounting ledgers, sales and purchases invoices

Dealing with external tasks such as issues related with banks and public agencies, communication with clients

Developed sense of time management 

Sep 2011Jul 2014

General Secretary

The Basketball Referees' Association of Crete

Administrative duties, liaison role, organising events

Receiving and sorting incoming correspondence

Communication with Hellenic Basketball Federation

Improved orgαnisational skills  and office management


Sep 2014Sep 2015

Msc Accounting and Business Management

Brunel University

Modules include: Management accounting, Financial accounting, Financial reporting, Current issues in accounting, Strategic management, International management, International business strategy, Understanding business research methods


  • The international strategy of Starbucks company
  • The European Union adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Dissertation topic: Accounting Information Systems in the "cloud"

Sep 2006Sep 2011

Bsc Economics (2:1)

University of Crete

Modules include: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Finance, Project appraisal, International trade, Mathematics, Statistics, Excel, SPSS, Eviews


  • The transmission mechanism of monetary policy
  • Agricultural economy, Associations & Debt in the period of El. Venizelos
  • Financial analysis and evaluation of Public Organizations in Greece


Languages: English (fluent ), Greek (Native), German (intermediate - Zertifikat Deutsch, level B1), Spanish (basic - level A1)

IT: Word, Excel, Access, Access, SPSS Statistics, Econometric Views (EViews), Mathematica, operation in Joomla and Drupal environments, MS Office (ECDL 4.0)

Accounting software: Sage One Accounts Extra, Sage 50 Payroll, Capital - Accounting


Member in American Accounting Association (AAA) since May 2015 - member ID: 66525

National level Basketball Referee - Basketball England, September 2014 - present

Federal Basketball Referee of Greece, March 2009 - August 2014

Travelling, literature (reading books), basketball, basketball officiating, wine and coffee tasting, cooking, cycling

Social Activities

Voluntary administrative role at Pan-Hellenic Championship of Universities, team attaché at European Basketball Championship Men’s U20

Improved communication and organisational skills  

Athletic Activities

Basketball player in Brunel University women's team, University of Crete women's team

Attendance at University tournaments in Spain and Italy

Achieved strong interpersonal and teamwork skills