General Ledger And Closing IFRS Expert – Leading Multinational Business – Berlin – Germany

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

We are recruiting for a General Ledger and Closing IFRS Expert for our client who is a leading and innovative multinational. As the company continues to grow successfully, they are going through a major re-organisation to help support and enable the ongoing growth curve, and as part of this have identified the need to hire in support to the business.

The organisation is building out a new global shared service centre and is looking to hire someone into this role to support the group and be part of the GL Accounting function. The successful individual in this role will be responsible for collaborating with the Head of GL and Closing to deliver effective and efficient statutory accounting and consolidation activities.

General Ledger and Closing IFRS Expert Job Responsibilities:

  • Final preparation of financial statements according to local GAAP and IFRS for all entities within the group
  • Ensuring accounting compliance together with the Expert Hub Audit & IFRS desk
  • Manage process controls and initiate follow-up on process improvements in collaboration with the Global Transaction Centre
  • Consolidation of IFRS-packages to group financial statements
  • Supervising of the closing timetable for all entities
  • Implementation of the fast-close concept worldwide together with Global Transaction Centre and Business Partners


  • An academic degree with a focus on Accounting/Audit or another international Accountants certificate
  • Certified in accounting principles (e.g. CPA; CFA; CMA) is a nice to have
  • Over 3 years of experience in the field of Accounting and Closing, preferably within the Big4 environment
  • Proven record in applying accounting principles and procedures in an international environment
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience in relevant IT systems (SAP, electronic archive, MS Office and other)
  • Questions the status-quo, eager to develop the functional expertise
  • Analytical and solution-oriented working style

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Gareth Mortimer (