Chief Accountant with German

Chief Accountant with German

Job Description:

As a Chief Accountant, you will be a key member of EMEA Region Controllership Team, preparing financial statements and forecasting tax provisions in close collaboration with country team. You will also be responsible for day-to-day queries on companies within your scope, liaising with external partners and auditors.


  • Preparation of month end / year end close under US GAAP and German GAAP (HGB)
  • Balance Sheet & P&L Analysis
  • Tax Provision Forecast
  • Preparation of Tax Returns
  • Valuation Model for investments according to German valuation standard IDW S1
  • Key contact to German auditors and tax auditors

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum five years of experience as senior auditor / audit lead under German GAAP, ideally audit experience with international/US based companies
  • Alternatively several years of experience as chief accountant in a German company or the German entity of an international/US based company with the proven ability to independently prepare the financial statements under German GAAP
  • Preferred MBA in accounting from a renowned German university or equivalent education


  • German GAAP and US GAAP accounting knowledge
  • German tax law knowledge
  • Knowledge of Valuation Models for investments according to German valuation standard IDW S1
  • Fluent in German and English language
  • Profound SAP and MS Office skills



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