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Accountant

Requisition Number:  14646
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Munich (Unterföhring), DE Betzdorf, LU

In this role you will be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the general ledgers for the companies assigned to you. This includes performance of financial analysis, application of any local regulations, and compliance with SES’s policies and procedures for those companies.

You will be able to fully close a smaller entity and deliver a significant contribution into the closing of more significant entities, working closely with Senior Accountants from the team.

 

Extended Job Description:

 

Primary Responsibilites

  • Completeness and documentation of financial records
    • Ensure accuracy of the general ledgers for all assigned entities, including understanding revenue recognition, income taxes, etc. prepared by other departments
    • Record manual journal entries, with appropriate supporting documentation
    • Prepare or obtain account reconciliations so that all balance sheet positions are supported on a monthly basis.

 

  • Compliance of the financial records with SES policies and procedures
    • Respect strict closing deadlines, including daily processing of bank transactions
    • Ensure intercompany transactions are properly recorded and reconciled
    • Complete central reporting package to allow timely consolidation of SES’s results

 

  • Fulfilment of regulatory obligations associated with each entity
    • Prepare annual statutory financial statements on a legal entity basis, and prepare any other tax filings (excluding income taxes) or other reporting obligations
    • Ensure compliance with intercompany recharging mechanisms, required profit margins, and the like

 

  • Financial analysis over the entity, or subgroups of entities
    • On a regular basis, prepare a formal review of the assigned companies’ results, including analysis of variances to prior, budget, and forecast, and proof of compliance with intercompany recharging mechanisms and required profit margins
    • Support monthly reviews of results for aggregated groups of companies by the local accounting manager

 

Your profile

  • Strong analytical skills and detail-focused
  • Proven problem assessment and solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to plan own time carefully and to prioritise with limited supervision
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in an international business environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (German GAAP) or directly relevant professional qualification
  • Min. 2 years operational experience in a similar role, preferably in an international organisation
  • Fluency in German and English, both oral and written. Other relevant foreign languages an asset.

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

 

Good to know:

SES is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

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