Our client is a global technology leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. The company reported revenue of approximately $ 1.9 billion in Protected content , and has about 7,000 employees serving customers in more than Protected content . For our European Shared Services Center in Zaventem (Brussels area, Belgium), we are looking for a Supervisor Financial Accountant Germany.
The Supervisor Financial Accountant will take on three important roles.
Using SAP and Hyperion (HFM) you will manage the daily US GAAP accounting of our German subsidiary, and be responsible for the monthly closing following our Corporate guidelines. You will ensure tax and VAT Compliance, and perform Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and revenue recognition testing. Secondly, being the primary contact person for external auditors and tax consultants, you will be in charge to prepare the yearly statutory reporting (Anhang and Lagebericht) and income tax return. Finally, you will manage a performing team of two direct reports. To develop the team, you will arrange trainings, set up clear goals and evaluate the performances.
In order to assume this role, you need a Graduate in Accounting (Bilanzbuchhalter), or a degree in Economics from a German University. You have +/- 5 to 10 years of “hands-on” experience in accounting, preferably in a multinational environment. A first experience at a Big Four is an advantage.
You are a native German speaker, and are fluent in English (oral and written). You have demonstrated practical experience in VAT/Intrastat/ EC Sales Lists, and income tax. Moreover, you are familiar with the modules FI/CO of SAP. You are highly motivated to work in a performing environment. You are interested in US and local GAAP developments. In order to liaise with the local operations in Germany, you have excellent communication skills. You are able to guide and inspire your team.
Our client offers a challenging position in a multinational environment.
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