Management Accountant- German Speaking

Lynx Recruitment Ltd
38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual
19 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking for a German speaking Management Accountant that's interested in career progression and using their languages at work this is a great opportunity.

Below is the day to day role of the management accountant:

  • Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, then CFO.
  • Responsible for the daily accounting of the German subsidiary including AR, AP and bank transactions
  • Approving new customers, following credit control SOP and credit insurance policy requirements. Managing customer account queries.
  • Releasing accounts, customer reconciliations, customer statements, allocating cash (as cover for credit control), collecting cash through DD.
  • Entering AP invoices and expenses following SOP. Preparation of payment runs.
  • Accounting for and controlling returned stock through service process.
  • Month-end closing, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, payroll, stock reconciliations, etc
  • German VAT return
  • Supporting German subsidiary with all finance related contract issues
  • Liaising with accountants in Germany for compliance, payroll and tax.
  • Dealing with UK audit of German subsidiary
  • Some travel to Germany, approximately once a quarter

Candidate Specification


  • Must be fluent in German, preferably first language
  • Part-Qualified accountant
  • Strong spreadsheet skills

Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Month-end closing experience
  • High energy and drive for results
  • Good communicator, team player
  • Must have flexible working attitude

If this position sounds ideal for you or someone you may know please apply!

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