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German Speaking Finance Manager (Ref:CC44477)

Sector Finance(Banking/Securities/Insurance)
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £60,000 - 80,000 / Year
An interactive entertainment company is currently recruiting a Finance Manager in Hammersmith, UK.
The main roles will be to oversees the financial, operational, and administrative functions for the German operations including financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures and the organisations financial relationship with outside financial services and the parent company. Knowledge of German GAAP and fluency in English and German will be essential for this role.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time
SALARY: £60k – £80k
START: ASAP
LOCATION: Hammersmith, London (Hybrid working is available)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accounting

Month End / Quarterly / Yearly Close
• Calculation of all accruals and provisions
• Tax calculation
• Reconciliation of G/L
• Fixed Assets/Depreciation
• Prepayments
• Preparation of monthly reporting
• Report to credit insurance
• Intrastat / Saarlouis statistics
• AR Report
• AP Report
• VAT declaration
• Audits
• Communication with auditors, banks and government

Forecast / Budgeting
• Yearly Budget
• Monthly Forecasts
• Monthly Cashflow Forecasts

AR Management
• Apply daily incoming payments
• AR Reconciliation
• Credit Control
• Return authorisation / Credit Note

AP Management
• Assign Vendor Invoices
• Payment Run
• AP Reconciliation

Petty Cash
• Assign all petty cash transactions

Operations
• Day one order approval
• Order approval
• Inventory Control
• Inventory Management
• Sales Order Entry, Creating Shipping Documents, Creating Invoices
• Coordination of communication flow between Operations, Finance, Sales & Marketing
• Purchasing
• Create purchase requisitions non-inventory
• Booking inventory stock
• Preparation of Day One shipments in line with customer priority and advertising purposes
• Customer Service
• Set up CEGs Material and Price Master
• “Grüner Punkt” Notification (packaging recycling)
• Handling of Stock Take

Admin
• Administration of Customer Contracts
• Ordering Office Supplies

Other
• TP Study Documentation Support
• CEE HQ Support (including GDPR, J-Sox etc)


IDEAL CANDIDATE:

• Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
• Ability to work across job levels and cultures.
• Accountable for actions with high levels of integrity, and the ability to build credibility quickly at all levels.
• Willing to meet internal and external customer expectations.
• Ability to negotiate with all parties to bring about win-win situations.
• Takes responsibility for solving customer problems.
• Ensures commitments to customers are met.
• Experience and applied knowledge working with a wide range of Finance, Operations and HR functions at management level.
• German GAAP knowledge essential.
• Experience working in the Video Games Industry desirable. Knowledge and understanding of the Video Game market highly advantageous.
• Extensive working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
• Experience using various IT-Systems essential, SAP experience highly desirable.
• Able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in both German and English.
• Able to demonstrate sound problem-solving skills.
• To be happy to help.
• Able to adapt quickly to changing situations.
• Capable of adjusting strategic plans.
• Proactive and can-do approach essential.
• Uses resources efficiently.
• Able to make difficult decisions.
• Detail-orientated, organised and passionate about delivering consistently high levels of services.
• Able to manage across a wide variety of simultaneous tasks and to work to tight deadlines.
• Attention to detail and process.
• Able to communicate compliance requirements and train employees to ensure understanding and compliance with all rules and policies.

Job Specific Competencies:
• Ability to take ownership for tasks and to report back on progress.
• Looks for ways to reduce costs
• Create realistic budgets.
• Track and adjust budgets.
• Excellent organisational skills, time management and workflow management.
• Able to plan, prioritise and manage a challenging workload.
• Ability to work with others across all levels and divisions of the organisation to achieve company goals.
• Of a collaborative nature, able to provide a supportive and helpful approach.
• Good verbal and written skills, able to communicate findings clearly.
• An effective communicator with a diplomatic approach, capable of liaising with staff and external partners at all levels.
• Able to track, measure and reflect achievements.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently.

** All applicants must have the right to work in Germany permanently as the Company is not able to offer visa support.

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within two business days.
We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.
Updated: 7 days ago
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