Finance Manager (German Speaking) Temporary

Edward Mann Ltd
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Edward Mann are recruiting for a Finance Manager position within an exciting Advertising business.

The role is suited to someone with an analytical mind-set, able to communicate well and influence stakeholders and the position will have a commercial and business partnering focus to it.

This is a German Speaking role

Overview of Role

To be a hands-on Finance Manager, you must be prepared to complete all the tasks involved with working in a fast growing medium sized business.

Roles & Responsibilities

-Financial reporting for Germany and the UK
-Analytical reporting (balance sheet/revenue flux)
-Reconciliation of actual revenues to forecasts, investigating discrepancies
-Recording journals (i.e. payroll, accruals and prepayments)
-Maintaining the fixed asset schedule and recording monthly depreciation charges
-Bank reconciliation
-Balance sheet reconciliation of other key accounts including accruals and pre-payments.
-Deferred revenue calculations
-Accounts payable functions, including recording invoices and payments
-Month- and quarter-end close and reporting
-Weekly forecasting
-German and UK VAT submissions
-Payroll review
-Ensuring SOX compliance
-SOX Audit, review of SOX procedures ( incl. an approval matrix )
-Responding to external audit queries
-Organising, reviewing and confirming translation of German financials from US GAAP to German GAAP
-Providing quarterly holiday balances
-Reviewing employee counts with HR
-Inputting headcount data into Oracle
-Processing merchant payments via Payment Manager in Oracle
-Verify merchant accounts in SAGE
-Providing holiday cover for peer overseeing France and Spain finances

Candidate profile:

-Degree educated (or equivalent experience, those candidates who are not studying or not qualified will still be considered))
-Fluent in English, German very desirable
-Previous professional experience in a similar role
-Able to work to quarterly deadlines
-Enthusiastic with a 'cando’ attitude
-Highly detail orientated
-Advanced excel skills are essential
-ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CA qualified, or equivalent (those candidates who are not studying or not qualified will still be considered)

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply