Fluent German Senior Accountant
Our client, a German manufacturing business, is looking for a Senior Accountant for an initial 6 month assignment to be based in Germany. The successful candidate will have strong technical accounting skills, including a working knowledge of IFRS 15. An immediate start is required.
- Overall management and mentoring of a large regional finance team of varying levels/qualifications and functions
- Preparation and oversight of consolidated and divisional management accounts
- Supporting the year end and audit processes
- Ownership of the accounts for presentation at meetings, and in readiness for external publication
- Driving the reporting process improvement within the regional finance team and local teams
- Liaising with external auditors
- Other ad hoc duties / projects as required
- Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent)
- Native German speaker
- Previous manufacturing experience advantageous
- Strong working knowledge of IFRS 15
- Ability to command respect and provide leadership to all levels of an organisation
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Must be solution driven with sound problem solving skills and a creative approach with the ability to develop new ideas
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise and organise both work and people to tight deadlines
- Ability to work in a team and also independently
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