General Ledger Accountant – Growing Consumer Goods Business – Berlin – Germany

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Competitive Salary Package
Europe Germany
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Accounting & Finance
Gareth Mortimer

We are actively recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant to join a growing team for our client in Berlin. There are numerous international entities within the group and a team of accounts professionals involved in General Ledger controlling and reporting under Local-GAAP/IFRS requirements.

The GL team will work with stakeholders across the business and corporate finance functions in the consolidations, compliance, tax, statutory, multiple general accounting and reporting activities; along with a range of other financial reconciliation and controlling tasks as required within the team.

General Ledger Accountant Job Responsibilities:

  • Control, consolidate and manage the accuracy of General Ledger for the assigned group companies
  • Prepare financial statements and reporting under Local GAAP and IFRS accounting and regulatory standards
  • Complete all relevant month/year-end financial close procedures including necessary inter-company corporate reconciliations, accruals and prepayment activities
  • Control and prepare VAT, Intrastat and Sales List Reporting, submission of Vat Returns and related compliance.
  • Manage the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting, liaising with the accounts payable/receivable clerks and other business areas where required.

Your Profile:

  • Ideally you will degree qualified in Accounting, Finance or Business and working towards some form of industry qualification such as CPA/ACCA/CA
  • Preferably you will have 4-6years of accounting and/or audit experience in a consulting firm.
  • Experience with German GAAP/Local GAAP’s and IFRS reporting and accounting standards.
  • Good knowledge of general accounting and reporting accrual, prepaid, European VAT, balance sheet reconciliation processes.
  • Business English and German language skills are required.

If you are interested, please click on Apply Now or send a copy of your up-to-date CV to Gareth Mortimer (