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Financial Controller Team Lead

Job description

An exciting opportunity to develop the existing accounting function, support the conversion from local GAAP to IFRS, and drive continuous process improvement. The successful applicant will thrive in a demanding environment, possess strong communication skills, and have an extensive knowledge of accounting requirements under local GAAP.

You will onboard and integrate acquired entities into our reporting structure, establish and improve strong month end procedures, and provide technical accounting guidance to our finance teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and oversee the monthly, quarterly, and annual month end procedures for a sub-group of entities
  • Full ownership of the accounting results of these entities
  • Manage a team of experienced accountants
  • Main point of contact for the audit of the entities you are responsible for
  • Stay up-to-date regarding new standards and changes in regulations
  • Support the Head of Accounting & Reporting with variance analysis on actuals versus budget and preparation of commentary
  • Be the first point of contact for external accounting providers and tax consultants and help to bring all accounting in house
  • Ongoing process implementation and improvements within NetSuite
  • Support the first-time adoption of IFRS
  • Continuously improve processes and the quality of reporting

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in a similar in-house role with a background in audit or consulting
  • Strong technical background, including statutory reporting requirements
  • Experience with common ERP systems/consolidation tools
  • Fluency in English
  • German language skills a benefit

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package depending on your experience
  • An exciting opportunity to join a well-funded and fast-growing pan-European e-commerce start-up, where you can help build and shape the finance function from the ground up!
  • Fast-moving, ambitious & entrepreneurial culture, strong career development and growth opportunities