Accounting and Consolidation Team Lead | Multinational Company | North Rheine Westphalia
- Europe Germany
- Post Date
- 23 Nov 2023
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Job Number
- Line of Business
- Accounting & Finance
- Diana Dumitrascu
Our client, a leading manufacturing company based in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany, with a strong commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Accounting and Consolidation Team Lead to join their dynamic finance team and play a pivotal role in their financial operations.
As the Accounting and Consolidation Team Lead, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the accounting and financial consolidation functions within the organisation. You will play a key role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data and reports, and you will work closely with a team of professionals to drive efficiency and compliance in financial processes.
- Financial Reporting: Prepare and oversee the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements in compliance with HGB and IFRS.
- Consolidation: Lead the financial consolidation process for the organisation, ensuring the accurate aggregation of financial data from various subsidiaries and business units.
- Team Management: Supervise, mentor, and develop a team of accounting professionals, providing guidance and support to ensure high-quality work and professional growth.
- Process Improvement: Continuously assess and improve accounting and consolidation processes, implementing best practices, and leveraging technology to enhance efficiency.
- Compliance: Ensure adherence to all relevant accounting regulations, standards, and company policies.
- Intercompany Transactions: Oversee intercompany transactions, reconciliation, and settlement processes to maintain balanced accounts.
- Audit Support: Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate the audit process and provide necessary documentation and information.
- Cross-functional collaboration: Work closely with other departments, such as tax, legal, and operations, to ensure alignment on financial matters.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
- Professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, or CMA) is highly desirable.
- 3+ years of accounting and consolidation experience, with at least 1 year in a supervisory or team lead role.
- In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting standards.
- Proficiency in consolidation software and accounting ERP systems
- Strong leadership and team management skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to accuracy.
- Fluency in German and English
- Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
If you are interested in this position, please send an updated CV to Diana Dumitrascu at firstname.lastname@example.org (job number: 25150).