Financial Accountant

Berlin, Germany


  • Accounting for the individual and consolidated financial statements according to HGB and US-GAAP with regard to all items of the balance sheet and profit and loss account (P&L), including the performance of trend analyses, etc.
  • Coordination and control of the necessary activities to external shared service partners with regard to cash-effective transactions
  • Management of incoming customer payments, including coordination of all necessary process steps with the help of internal company guidelines and standards
  • Proposing, implementing and tracking measures in cases of escalation
  • preparation, support and analysis of balance sheet audits and valuations of balance sheet items; account reconciliation; Identification of balance sheet risks and development of measures to minimize them
  • Supporting, guiding and coordinating activities of the monthly and quarterly closing process
  • Ensure compliance with the global internal control system (SOX) and advise the specialist departments
  • Management of tax activities after consultation with external partners
  • Conducting / moderating meetings in a global environment; Proactive communication with internal and external interfaces
  • Proactive initiation, participation and introduction of process improvements


  • University degree, e.g. finance and accounting
  • Many years of professional experience in a comparable field of activity
  • Further training as an accountant or comparable (ACCA, CMA, CPA) is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of US GAAP and HGB
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of SAP, business intelligence, consolidation software and IT financial systems is an advantage

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