International Controller

Finance |
Berlin | Germany

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Location: Berlin, Germany

Job Duties:

  • Lead global finance team of 7 global accountants
  • Oversee monthly financial close, reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Ensure accounting policies, procedures and controls are followed in local compliance and GAAP
  • Manage global treasury and tax
  • Oversee the reporting of IFRS to US GAPP to be compliant with consolidated reporting requirements in the US
  • Experience with multi-national, multi-currency consolidations
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement change to increase efficiency, streamline workflow and controls, and continually identify opportunities for automation
  • Ensure local compliance including all tax and statutory requirements by country

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ of relevant experience
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to direct and supervise a team that is located all over the world
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to solve practical problems
  • Fluent in German
  • BS degree in Accounting – MBA Preferred
  • CPA Designation
  • Fluency in other European languages a plus
  • Strong understanding/proficiency of Technical Accounting
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft office
  • Excellent communication skills – must be able to connect with senior level colleagues
  • 10% travel