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German Speaking Finance Manager

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 250.00 - 400.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Finance Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3063854
Great opportunity for a fluent German speaker to join a multi national organisation based in Central London on a contract basis.  The contract is due to run until February 2018, but it is very likely that this contract will be extended or made permanent for the suitable candidate.

As Finance Manager your role is to ensure that the Financial Accounting and Reporting are kept up-to-date and comply with legal and group accounting standards at all times, as well as meeting given deadlines in terms of closings and Group reporting. This role reports to Head of Finance & Accounting Switzerland and requires close working relationships with all departments within the company in Switzerland and London as well as key stakeholders within Financial Accounting around the world.

Key Activities
. Daily registration and reconciliation of bank accounts
. Registration of Accounts Receivables and allocation of customer payments; timely follow-up with office if allocation of payment needs further investigations and analysis per global market
. Provide correct Ageing lists and statements of customer accounts in order to support the sales dept. in money collection
. Monitor pro-active control of outstanding invoices and critical accounts in coordination with sales organization and head of finance
. Prepayments control on customer and supplier side
. Up to date Cost Control, registration and payment of supplier invoices. Monitor critical services and co-ordination with responsible counterpart
. Controlling Income and cash flow expenditure
. Supervise Monthly Payroll
. Collating, preparing and Interpreting Reports, Budgets and Quarterly Forecasts
. Managing, planning and monitoring of Budgets
. Solving of problem cases and verify interface transactions with Accounting Systems
. Operate the periodical closings as per instructions and given deadlines of Corporate Controlling
. Managing and supervising Accounts Payable and General Ledger staff across different deptartments in different countries.
. Intercompany reconciliation and Netting
. Reconciliation of Sub Ledger and Balance Sheet and control Fixed Asset Register
. Foreign Multi currency valuation
. Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with global sales planning for the Team
. Reporting DMC CH figures in controlling tool (monthly actual figures, budget figures, forecasts etc.)
. Manage and undertake Audit and Financial Statements preparation
. Cooperation in Tax Reporting and compliance according to Swiss law together with the Head of Finance & Accounting

Knowledge, skills and experience
. Ability to work accurately whilst under pressure to achieve multiple deadlines
. Positive, open-minded, “can do”, flexible attitude
. Good working knowledge of MS Office is required, especially Excel
. Sound understanding of IFRS
. Experience working with AX-Dynamics
. Good understanding of Swiss taxation and VAT law desirable
. Fluency in English, French and German desirable
. Good communication skills to communicate at all levels within the company and externally
. Experience of a global business environment a must



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