German Speaking Management Accountant

Recruiter
We Are SSG
Location
Witney, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1203380367
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
German Speaking Management Accountant
Witney
Circa £50,000 (negotiable)

The Burford Recruitment Company are proud to be working with a leading manufacturer to find an enthusiastic, professional and analytical Management Accountant to work closely with Accounts Teams based in West Oxfordshire and West Germany to deliver Management Information each month.

This role will involve frequent travel between Germany and the UK, with the successful candidate being fluent in both business English and German. They should also possess an in-depth knowledge of German Tax systems (preferably experience of DATEV and VAT filing).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing reports, budgets, commentaries and financial statements for Board Members
  • Undertaking financial administration and internal audits
  • Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues
  • Lead the German Accounts Team to ensure financial reports are analysed and delivered on time
  • Developing and managing financial systems and policies
  • Controlling and forecasting income and expenditure
  • Creating business strategies to generate shareholder value
  • Provide a consistent and approachable point of contact for stakeholders
  • Provide training to budget holders and others in the wider organisation who need to use the systems
  • Work collaboratively to develop management reports to better inform the business


Required experience:

  • 7 years working in a financial environment (ideally within the manufacturing sector in both Germany and the UK)
  • Possess a professional Accounting qualification
  • Total fluency in German and English
  • Experience of designing, implementing and managing finance processes and policies
  • Excellent leadership
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent standard of literacy and effective written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with a demanding workload and demands on time
  • Experience with Sage Enterprise Management is desirable

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