Senior Accountant

Posted 14 November 2022
Salary £50000 - £70000 per annum
LocationBerlin
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinance, Accounting & Audit
Reference4232nh_1668513268
Contact NameNathan Hodeib

Job description

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a senior accountant you'll work on interesting responsibilities like building the monthly reporting package under German GAAP as well as playing a part in creating new processes and optimizing our existing routines in line with our ambitious plan and strategy. You'll be collaborating closely with the Group Accounting and the FP&A teams and helping to comply with local regulatory and tax requirements.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL…

  • Participate in preparation of cash reports and forecasts and monitoring liquidity for our entities
  • Participate in the month-end closing activities including communication with the group accounting and the FP&A teams, as well as with other sennder subsidiaries
  • Assist / coordinate external audit and internal information requests as well as help to comply with local regulatory and tax regulations
  • Act as a senior member by supporting and sparring with colleagues during the monthly closing processes, help to complete various accounting - related tasks when backup is needed
  • Take a leading role in creation of process descriptions and process maps for our team routines and help improve and roll out increasingly automated procedures over time
  • Liaise with external stakeholders, such as tax authorities, banks, the Bundesbank, auditors, etc.
  • Take a leading role in structuring and improving our financial policies and internal controls to the standards aimed by the group

PREFERABLY YOU HAVE…

  • Minimum 3 years professional experience as an Accountant / Senior Accountant supported by a relevant education/qualification
  • Strong accounting and reporting knowledge, HGB & IFRS knowledge is very welcome
  • Very good English and German skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Attention to detail while understanding the bigger picture and goal at the same time
  • Analytical skills
  • Willingness to take ownership and responsibility of projects and tasks
  • Very good command of Excel and experience with an ERP system
  • Understanding the importance of internal and external deadlines