Financial Controller (Germany & Austria) – Berlin

Datapol are seeking a Financial Controller (Germany & Austria) to work for our International client based in Berlin.

You will be responsible for all aspects of Financial control and management reporting for Germany and Austria entities.

Job Responsibilities:
• Support the Finance Director in all aspects of Finance
• Produce accurate accounts, books and records complying with Group reporting standards, policies and procedures on a weekly or monthly basis for management reporting
• Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (cash, intercompany, creditors , debtors, etc.)
• Preparation of monthly accruals and prepayments
• Preparation of monthly balance sheet control files
• Preparation of monthly management accounts including commentary on variances and potential opportunities and risks
• Assist for Fixed Assets preparation and reconciliation
• Produce entity accounts complying with reporting standards governing those jurisdictions (i.e. local GAAP)
• Administer VAT returns and any other local regulatory compliance items as directed by the FD
• Assist the FD in any budgeting or forecasting that may be required
• Assist the FD in management of credit control for the region
• Review central databases for accuracy and completeness
• Ensure all financial entries made are coded accurately
• Code all Purchase Order Requests (PORs) and all Non-PO invoices
• Completion of statutory returns
• Preparation of cashflow forecasts and intercompany funding requirements
• Assist and Provide support to sales and engineering function within specific entities
• Statutory audit preparation work
• Assist FD in various projects like : Subsidy request, Tax audit, Revenue project, etc
• Ad hoc project work for Finance Director

Experience Required:
• Qualified Accountant as per German standards
• Experience of Telecoms desirable
• Oracle experience an advantage
• Professional communication skills both written and verbal
• Self starter with the ability to work in a team and individually
• Assertive individual to manage processes and inter-departmental contacts effectively
• Process orientated – committed to adhering to accepted process and can recommend/communicate logical improvements to current processes
• Experience of working in a medium to large corporate environment
• Fluent German & English

If this profile meets with your expectations, we look forward to receiving your CV and discussing this opportunity in more detail.

Our International client is offering an attractive salary and benefits.

Tracey Jennings

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