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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Bodenheim, Germany to recruit a Financial Accountant.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the account management of the facility and will report directly to the Managing Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages the preparation and completion of accounts payable accounting
  • Manual posting of weekly incoming and outgoing payments according to incoming voucher-based account statements
  • Processing of travel expenses
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of accounts receivable for both domestic and foreign customers
  • Manages and reviews accounts receivable
  • Maintenance and processing of open items and customer master data
  • Creation of repayment documents, credit notes and reminders
  • Point of contact and support for departments and tax consultants
  • Reconciliation of general ledger and subledger accounts
  • Accrual Accounting
  • Collaboration in the preparation of advance sales tax returns
  • International business competence
  • Reporting to management on overall workflow, processes and procedures

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A minimum 4-year degree in business administration or equivalent discipline preferred
  • At least 4 years post qualification accounting experience in Germany is required
  • Must be able to develop positive and supportive relationships with peers, internal staff and management and have the ability to interact cross-functionally with different levels within the organization
  • Have professional oral and written communication in both the German and English language
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and proactive
  • Must have strong verbal communication skills with the ability to appreciate different opinions
  • Experience with using D365, Datev/SIMBA and handling of document management systems
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office based applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook is essential