Head of Shared Service Centre – Leading Media Group – Berlin – Germany

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

My client is a Leading Media Group based in Berlin looking for a Shared Service Centre Accounting Project Lead to manage a multinational restructuring project.  The role will focus on the accounting area and the related organisational setup which also involves the harmonisation of the ERP landscape.

Head of Shared Service Centre Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement a full scope Finance SSC covering as a minimum the following processes: O2C, P2P, R2R, Bank and Treasury, Reporting
  • Prepare and implement a concept for the continuous improvement to optimise existing processes as well as design and implement new processes/controls/dashboard
  • Establish reporting structures for the project team


  • Fluent in German and English
  • University degree in business administration or information management
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in SSC Accounting or Consulting, with at least 2 years Accounting Auditing Manager experience in a big 4 public accounting firm
  • Ideally Qualified
  • In-depth knowledge about IFRS, German GAAP (HGB), Income taxes, and VAT
  • Knowledge of full sets of account with a good command of internal control principles
  • Willingness to familiarise with IT systems and to collaborate with IT teams
  • Knowledge and skill in supervisory practices and principles
  • Proficient with MS Office applications with in-depth knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other applications
  • A good team player who is also pro-active, meticulous and able to work under tight deadlines
  • Experience in project management; excellent delivery skills
  • Strong skills in Leadership, Change management, Communication
  • Have a positive work attitude. Self-starter, and result driven style

To apply for the role, please send me your CV at paul@renaix.com