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Country Accountant - Germany

Robert Walters
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Market leading manufacturing business based in the North East have a new opening for a qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) to join them and take responsibility for their German entity.

Reporting into the Head of Financial Reporting and working in a team of country accountants you will deliver financial and compliance based services to defined internal customers
  • Direct and control financial accounting processes for entities responsible for in line with global accounting requirements
  • Manage relationships with external organizations (e.g. auditors and national fiscal bodies) and delivery of financial processes in line with regulatory requirements
  • Co-ordinate all external audit activity for relevant legal entities in line with budgeted audit costs
  • Ensure an adequate system of internal controls in compliance with SOX
  • The Country Accountant must ensure the interests of those legal entities under their control are fully understood and met
  • Responsible for advanced, regular and ad-hoc tasks and areas
  • Working closely with Support accountants , develop and maintain relationships with external authorities
  • Support drive towards and implementation of global accounting processes
  • Participate and contribute to key accounting system projects in Europe as key user.

Key Skills required;
  • Knowledge in Financial Accounting, Consolidation, US and local GAAP, direct and indirect tax, project and people management
  • Basic understanding of corporate taxes, preparation of statutory accounts, and US and local GAAP
  • Excel knowledge advanced user level. Understands the potential capabilities of the tools to set objectives to others
  • Understanding of Corporate reporting standards & definitions
  • Fluent in German, both verbal and written

This is a excellent opportunity to join a global market leader in their field. You will be part of a high calibre finance team. The business have an excellent benefits package, hybrid working and flexible working hours. Apply to
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