Financial Controller | Altum Consulting

Financial Controller

location: Berlin

practice area: accountancy-and-finance

salary: Up to £100,000.00 per annum

сonsultant: Rosie Pinckney

date posted: 30/04/2024

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Altum Consulting are partnering with an industry leader in the electric vehicle manufacturing industry.This company is renowned for being at the forefront of technological advancement and its groundbreaking achievements in transportation.

Our client has recently built a brand new manufacturing factory based just outside of Berlin, and are seeking a Financial Controller who will have full ownership of the controlling within the factory to join their Inventory Control team.


  • Directing and overseeing day-to-day financial reporting activities of the factory, including advising on policies, processes, IT software tools and accounting issues. Responsible for the timely preparation of the annual accounts and other mandatory financial reports within the area of responsibility
  • Responsible for the monthly financial reporting activities, including account and variance analysis, as well as communicating with all levels of financial management including reconciliation from accounting principles US GAAP to HGB and vice versa
  • Accompanying initiatives to improve processes and system analysis as well as efficiency and quality in transaction and financial reporting
  • Interpretation of data on the company\'s financial development as part of the opportunity/risk assessment
  • Identification of financial transactions and transactions that have not been booked in accordance with applicable accounting regulations and development of correction options
  • Responsible for the creation and submission of statistics and contact person for the authorities as well as acting as contact person for auditors and other audits (social security audit, tax audit, etc.)
  • Maintenance of the process documentation and the responsibility matrix for the RTR area

What you will bring:

  • A bachelor\'s degree in business administration, ideally with a focus on accounting, controlling or finance, as well as practical experience through relevant internships, vocational training or several years of experience in auditing/consulting.
  • Further training in finance (accountant) or in controlling (certified controller) or comparable training or experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of HGB. US GAAP knowledge is a plus.
  • Sound understanding of accounting and business processes in an international group
  • Being able to work independently on new, highly complex topics and developing solutions or further developing solution models
  • Fluent in both German and English in writing and speaking
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar financial reporting systems, Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint

Please send your application or apply via this website.

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