3 months ago

Job title : Controller
Work Location: Hermannsburg and remotely (GERMANY)
Division: Finance
Reports to: Senior Program Manager Germany


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for preparing various financial reports, performing detailed costs analysis, and improving accounting processes within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

Monthly Budgeting & Finance Activities

  • Prepare and provide input to managers and executives on annual budget and forecasts;
  • Lead the monthly and annual accounting closing activities and reporting to parent company;
  • Participate in the regular cost review meetings to update managers and executives on trends, opportunities and needs;
  • Support managers on the financial aspects of decisions.

  Financial Analysis & Compliance

  • Analyze and interpret operating results and recommend actions to improve financial performance;
  • Analyze and communicate financial and non-financial performance on a continuing basis;
  • Ensure the integrity and accurate valuation of the company’s assets;
  • Prepare and analyze the balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Participate in the preparation of files for Germany branch and collaborate to the audits (external and tax);
  • Prepare and file VAT returns and responsible for the compilation of all information required for tax returns and coordinate the filling of them;
  • Responsible for the conversion of accounting guidelines in order to compliant for tax purposes;
  • Maintain strong financial control environment following corporate policies & procedures;
  • Identify control weaknesses and implement new controls/procedures where required.

Business Improvement

  • Generate or quantify cost savings opportunities and support the manager and executive team in the implementation cost reduction initiatives;
  • Participate in project analysis and implementations;
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree Commerce, specialized in Accounting;
  • Professional Accounting Designation preferred;
  • Knowledge of IFRS;
  • 6 to 10 years of experience;
  • Demonstrated success with process improvement and integration;
  • Very good knowledge of MS-Office (Excel and Word);
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Knowledge of Tagetik (reporting application) and Ramco would be considered as assets;
  • Strong written and oral communications.


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