(Senior) Accountant - Taxation

21 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
(Senior) Accountant – Taxation (m/f) – Munich, Germany Who We Are Synteract is a global full–service contract research organization with a successful three–decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of "Bringing Clinical Trials to Life," we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neuro Degenerative Diseases, and Rare and Orphan Diseases, and in pediatric populations. Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare. Position Overview The (Senior) Accountant – Taxation is the primary point of contact between management, external accountants and financial auditors. Specific tasks would include: Ensure accounting adherence with US–GAAP and Local GAAP Act as the subject matter expert for EU tax compliance within the team Ensure compliance when implementing new accounting policies Act as a liaison between European Headquarter (Munich) and external accounting providers for all European entities and directly coordinate them Develop and improve accounting processes within European accounting structures Independently perform research on complex non–recurring accounting topics and act as internal consultant for management team Act as point of contact between Management and external financial auditor Create specific ad hoc reporting to management Qualifications: Bachelors / master's degree in business administration with specialization in Accounting / taxation OR commercial education / "Steuerfachangestellter" plus relevant mix of practical experience (accounting / taxation) several years relevant working experience in the field of accounting background in an international environment (experience with project business is a plus Very Good understanding of European tax law especially VAT regulations Very Good Accounting knowledge according to US–GAAP and HGB Nice to have: experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Share Point Very good proficiency in Microsoft Office Fluency in both German and English is a must If you're passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today! Please apply online stating your earliest start date/notice period and your desired salary. If you have any questions regarding your application please contact .