German Financial Accountant - Fixed Assets
This role is Ideal for a Fixed Assets specialist with solid experience within an EMEA Finance Shared Services Centre of an International corporation.LRS (Language Recruitment Services) is currently seeking a German speaking Financial Accountant - Fixed Assetsfor a global company based in Watford.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuous reporting of the company’s long-term assets in their financial statements in accordance to US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The German speaking Fixed Assets coordinator will also assist with the standardization and harmonization of all long term Asset accounting procedures for EMEA region. The primary focus of this role will be the Extended HQ, Germany and Austria.German speaking Financial Accountant - Fixed Assets – Duties·Maintain and update long term asset ledgers for US GAAP & Statutory reporting·Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts as per the EMEA FSSC’s standard documents.·Analyse, communicate and resolve any reconciliation issues·Ensure that amortizations and depreciations of long term assets are recorded on monthly basis·Manage stock count of the fixed assets and adjust appropriate ledger ·Prepare journal entries to general ledger·Assisting in the annual property tax fillings·Monitor completeness and accuracy of accounting documents·Report to all level of managements, errors, procedure violations and discrepancies.·Control tagging process once an asset is placed in service ·Assists with monthly internal reporting as per company’s procedures·Maintain month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing schedules·Cross-check balance sheet and income statement accounts against budget comparisons to highlight missing entries or variances that require further investigation.·Prepares the monthly Fixed Asset roll forwards ·Write and communicate fixed assets impairment Memos to Finance/Operations Business·Assists in projects and requests involving general accounting systems and the completion of audit-required analyses·Help with the internal review of control objectives required by section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley·Ensure compliance of Corporate Policies and ProceduresGerman speaking Financial Accountant - Fixed Assets - in order to apply for this exciting role you must have the following:·Fluent in English and German, written and spoken·Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills·Solid knowledge of internal controls and US GAAP accounting·Analytical and problem solving background.·Excellent process and project management skills.·Experience in process redesign and/or efficiency·Qualified for SAPKey words:
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