GL Accounting Manager | Global Consumer Goods Business | Berlin | Germany

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

We are actively recruiting for a GL Manager to run a Team of GL Accountants for a large shared service style finance hub based in Berlin, Germany. The role is with a market leading business with a genuinely global footprint and complex stakeholder landscape.

You will be responsible for leading the delivery of general ledger accounting, intercompany and asset accounting, IFRS and local GAAP financial statements for multiple global subsidiaries. Reporting into a Head of Accounting and working as part of the strong leadership team within the function.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead a GL Team in the preparation and delivery of financial statements according to IFRS and Local GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Engaging with stakeholders across the business, both internal and external, you will drive operational excellence through continuous improvement in-line with accounting standards.
  • Working within the SLA frameworks you will ensure execution of reporting, accrual and asset accounting and inter-company requirements in-line with IFRS.
  • Responsible with other finance leadership figures for developing a strong framework of accounting performance and standards across the global subsidiaries and group businesses.


  • Ideally you will be degree qualified in Accounting or Finance and with 5+years of experience in a large accounting team or finance function.
  • Proven Leadership experience in a GL team is ideally sought but leadership experience in other similar accounting teams would also be useful.
  • International experience is highly desirable, exposure to a Global footprint is important or experience within shared-service type hubs also desirable.
  • Working in English but other European language skills are highly desired (French, Spanish, German, Czech, Italian)

If you are interested, please click on Apply Now or send a copy of your up-to-date CV to Gareth Mortimer (Vacancy ref: 21916).

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