Responsible for the preparation and delivery of the Statutory Books of Legal Entities under his/her management in compliance with local and corporate policies.
With a sound understanding of the Legal Entities´ underlying businesses, he/she has a key role in the delivery of all controllership activities in relation to the Legal Entities within his/her responsibility. This includes Financial Accounting, Reporting and Internal Controls.
He/she supports the Country Leaders and business in all accounting matters and is the interface of the company with external Authorities (incl. External Auditors).
Local Book and US GAAP completion in compliance with statutory and corporate policies (timely closing and reporting for both local and group accounts)
Primary contact for external and internal audit matters
Provide accounting guidance to other accounting teams and business
Reconciliation of local book accounts and local versus US GAAP books
Ongoing monitoring of account reconciliations in compliance with the Company’s Global Policies
Analysis of balance sheet and income statements for Legal Entities within the scope of responsibility
Preparation of deferred tax calculation and any other reports for direct tax purposes is a plus.
Provision of accounting guidance to projects with implications on the related Legal Entities
Support execution and maintenance of effective internal controls in line with SOX 404 as well as the Company’s Internal Control Standards manual
University degree in Accounting/Finance
Minimum 5 years of accounting and financial reporting experience required
Previous experience in Big4 or multinational companies
Experience in US GAAP and German Local GAAPs
Business proficiency in German and English is required.
Good Microsoft Office skills required
Advanced knowledge of SAP is an asset
Good planning & organizing skills; Strong interpersonal skills
Willingness to take responsibility and high degree of motivation
Problem-solving and solution oriented
Networker: ability to effectively work with a wide variety of organizations and people
Flexibility to get rapidly adjusted to new situations in a continuous changing environment
In exchange we offer YOU the following benefits:
We work in a cutting-edge environment, using the latest ERP system and supporting process automation
Attractive benefits: Cafeteria and Private Health Care Insurance
Flexible working arrangements with home office
Green, environmentally conscious, modern office
Structured onboarding support
Diverse career paths (people management, subject matter expert)
Development opportunities (language courses, online learning courses)
Company and team events and possibility to join social groups