German Senior Financial Accountant

Michael Page
£65000 - £80000 per annum
14 Apr 2021
21 Apr 2021
JN -042021-2558394
Charlotte Hibbert
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
  • The German Senior Financial Accountant will be brought in to support all of the accounting in Munich.
  • Fantastic varied finance role

Client Details

Fantastic media and advertsing company - with offices all around the USA, Germany , Beijing and Switzerland


German Senior Financial Accountant:

  • Interpreting and reporting of timely and accurate financial data
  • Management of revenue and cost trackers used by the leaders & finance team for financial planning
  • Ownership of all financial data in Datev system including coding and month end
  • Calculation and management of month end & journal preparation including accruals, prepayments and WIP
  • Preparation of monthly US GAAP management accounts using Microsoft 365 (AX) for submission
  • Monthly submission of meaningful Balance Sheet and P&L variance analysis
  • Preparation and analysis of variances to budget/forecast; commentary on business drivers
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of action items
  • Support project managers with monthly project finance meetings to review P&L and profitability for each project, ensure cost recovery is complete & accurate to maintain fee level
  • Calculation and management of accruals, prepayments and WIP
  • Developing and applying knowledge of the business
  • Preparation of management information, cash flow & working capital reporting
  • Management and control of Corporate card process and expense submission
  • Annual financial statement preparation process under IFRS
  • Oversight of quarterly VAT and GST returns
  • * Work closely with the London Finance & System teams on any changes to the accounting syste


The German Senior Financial Accountant will be:

-Fluent German speaker ( we will not be considering people who not speak German)

-At least 3 years' post qualification experience

- Technically strong accountant

- Team player with a positive attitude, who wants to work in a growing and dynamic environment

- Ability to articulate clearly to non-financial stakeholders

Job Offer

  • A competitive daily rate
  • Temp to perm opportunity

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