Financial Accountant and Business Operations Manager

  • Location

    Cologne

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €50,000 to €65,000

  • Contact:

    Paul Thompson

  • Contact email:

    paul.thompson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-10

This role will be based in Cologne / Koln but will work closely with the Country Manager in Germany and our Finance team in London, to be the finance and operations representative for the new German company.

 

We are looking for someone who wants to be responsible for the complete financial, HR and administrative duties of the German subsidiary. This is a very broad role and will require a candidate with a good foundation in all aspects of the accounting cycle as well as being very ‘hands on’ and proactive in an operations capacity.

 

What you’ll do 

 

Accounts Receivable (with the entire cycle from invoicing to cash collection) and Accounts Payable (maintaining supplier's ledger with invoice postings, payments and reconciliations)
Reconciliations and follow-up of our bank accounts
Coordination and communication with other teams (Sales and Account Management) for campaigns follow-up
HR management (payroll with our external supplier, expenses, holiday reports etc.)
Month-end management reports including a full P&L and Balance Sheet, closing in our ERP (Netsuite) in line with the group requirements and preparation of other financial reports and analysis
Developing good internal processes that will allow for controlling around all financial aspects
Support in preparation of country forecasts and budget
Office management and daily support of the German team (working with office suppliers, purchasing office material, law requirements etc.)

 

Who you are 

 

3-5 years relevant experience in Accounting and Finance
Completion of accounting exams or accounting degree (Buerokauffrau/Buerokaufmann)
Incredibly well organised with a real eye for detail
The confidence to act autonomously
Demonstrable track record of consistently exceeding expectations
Great communication skills and Excel ability - Fluent in English (and of course, German)


This position is a great opportunity for somebody with financial accounting experience to take the local responsibility of a global business, with a high perspective in terms of evolution.