Head of Accounting

Job description

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The Group Head of Accounting position is responsible for the accounting & finance operations of the Group, a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risks, and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles applicable to the entities of the Group.

With us, you will do…

  • Management of global controlling function and close cooperation with global finance operations function
  • Development, improvements and implementation of effective and harmonized finance operations/accounting processes Group-wide. Continuous development, improvements, implementation and monitoring of internal controls framework across the Group
  • Overall responsibility for the general ledger of the Group entities. Compliance with statutory/regulatory requirements and applicable accounting standards, across various jurisdictions
  • Supervision and management of Group’s finance and overall responsibility for Group’s intercompany landscape and overall Group’s consolidation;
  • Management of external audit processes and liaising with external auditors to ensure smooth planning, process and completion of the stand-alone audits and Group’s consolidated audits
  • Business owner of the Group’s financial software – D365 for general ledger and Sigma for consolidation
  • Close cooperation with tax, legal teams, and especially with financial planning and forecasting team for regular reporting inputs
  • Cross-departmental collaboration with stakeholders of the finance processes, raising awareness and visibility of the finance department throughout the Group
  • Ad hoc projects and management requests
  • Any other tasks assigned by Group’s CFO


What we expect from you…

  • 15+ years finance management roles in multinational company; previous team management experience is a must
  • Experience at a senior level in a publicly traded company and/or previous IPO experience, a plus
  • Excellent time management and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities under pressure
  • Strong, influential and yet respectful style of management
  • Ability to establish effective cross-departmental relationships
  • Effective and easy communication style, able to relate to a wide range of people
  • Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial and accounting data to non-finance staff
  • Fluency in English language, other European languages a plus
  • Chartered accounting qualification with significant post-qualification experience
      • Lux GAAP and IFRS experience; US GAAP a plus
      • Experience with transfer pricing mechanisms and processes a plus
      • Unquestionable integrity
      • Flexible and open-minded
      • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
      • Patience and ability to see and understand the ‘big picture’
    • Reports directly to Group’s CFO,
    • Responsibility for 40+ people globally, supervision and guidance of finance staff including accounting and controlling, consolidation, finance operations and business information

    During the recruitment process candidates will be requested to provide with a recent criminal record extract for background screening purpose.

    In return, you will get…

    • An attractive salary package that matches your role and responsibilities.
    • Relocation package and possibility of moving assistance by a relocation agency
    • Multicultural team with 30+ nationalities
    • Creative office with chill rooms located in a prestigious area of Kirchberg.
    • Private health insurance, meal vouchers, additional holidays based on length of employment, daily fruits, tea, coffee, and vitamins

    As well as

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