• Ref: JS1022

    Head of Accounting

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    The opportunity

    Head of Accounting





    I am currently Looking for a fast Growing 400Mio€ Online Retail Business for a head of Accounting in Berlin


    The role


    • Oversee all aspects of accounting and financial reporting for the company.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable accounting regulations and standards.
    • Develop and implement internal controls and procedures to mitigate risks.
    • Lead, motivate, and develop a high-performing team of accounting professionals.
    • Collaborate closely with other departments to develop and implement financial strategies.
    • Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements within the accounting function. 


    The requirements


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably with a background in a Big4 audit firm or equivalent.
    • Strong knowledge of German accounting regulations (HGB) and ideally familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Proven leadership skills and experience managing a team.
    • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex financial data.
    • Outstanding communication and team collaboration abilities.
    • Fluent in both German and English.

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