Job Summary

The General Accountant will be responsible for general ledger accounting, accounting reconciliations and supporting internal and external financial reporting for the company, who are a worldwide organisation.


  • Reviewing and preparing monthly journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations for end of month.
  • Investigate and resolve Tax and VAT related issues.
  • Assist auditors by preparing relevant material.
  • Undertake special projects as and when required.
  • Liaison with other departments/operations across the organization to provide financial insight and assistance.
  • Review processes to identify and implement best practices to improve efficiency.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required;

  • Fluent English and German languages essential.
  • HGB Certified.
  • BA in General accounting and / or relevant accounting professional certification.
  • 3+ years' experience in an International Finance Department.
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable sub ledger experience within a shared services finance department.
  • IFRS.
  • Datev is an advantage.
  • SAP/Oracle.
  • Very strong with XL (VLOOKUP, Pivot etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Thrives in a fast paced, demanding and changing work environment and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to analyse and report on complex financial data.
  • Ability to analyse complex processes and determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the process and related controls.
  • Flexible approach with a strong work ethic and commitment to operational excellence.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

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Job Summary

Reference: 9613

Sector: Accounting

Location: Hattersheim, Hessen, Germany

Salary: Excellent salary according to experience

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 19 Mar 2019