Lead Accountant/Hauptbuchhalter(in)

Location
Berlin (DE)
Salary
competitive
Posted
29 Nov 2023
Closes
29 Dec 2023
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Daily tasks and responsibilities:

  • Supervise the full bookkeeping of the branches/legal entities in the regions supported
  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual closing, ensuring books are closed in good quality and meeting deadlines
  • Manage ongoing reconciliations of all Balance Sheet Accounts (Intercompany, subledgers, banks, accruals, prepayments, etc.)
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounting operations; perform complex accounting
  • Take part in preparation of statutory annual financial statements
  • Work with internal and external auditors
  • Develop and maintain internal controls; promote accounting excellence, create and maintain local policies
  • Supervise and manage the accounting team members

 

General requirements:

  • At least 6 years senior accounting experience
  • Being familiar with HGB (Handelsgesetzbuch)
  • University/College degree in finance
  • People management experience
  • Fluency in both German and English
  • Advanced Excel knowledge

 

Competencies:

  • Hard-working and can-do attitude
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail

 

What we offer:

  • Fair salary package including various benefits
  • Professional and international working environment
  • Further career opportunities
  • Central office location

 

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