Financial Accountant EMEA German Speaking - Cape Town
more than 14 days ago
30-11-2021 3:01:54 PM
Financial Accountant EMEA - German Speaking
Location: Cape Town
Salary: Market Related
About the Role:
As a Financial Accountant for EMEA, you will be responsible for ensuring the ledgers are spotless, monitor data and prepare accurate reports. The role itself will be accountable for our Swiss and Norwegian entities and has the scope to develop more as well as assist the EMEA Financial Controller on various projects and ad-hoc tasks.
Fluent in German - essential
Relevant Tertiary Qualification - ACCA, CIMA, ACA or Equivalent
Outstanding analytical and mathematical skills
Proficient in Excel
Previous experience is handling accounting and reporting within Europe beneficial.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central (Previously Navision) is highly beneficial.
Periodic Financial Analysis and Reporting
Perform the monthly close process for EMEA business entities.
Balance sheet reconciliation process.
Statutory and Management reporting for our Swiss subsidiary
Liaising with local accountants and uploading accurate TBs for other relevant entities.
Preparation of VAT returns and submission
Monthly closure of bank including reconciliation and revaluations.
Intercompany reconciliations and Funding for subsidiaries
Coding and maintaining the Asset registers and monthly accounting of depreciation.
Own and oversee all Prepayments and Accruals.
Credit card reconciliations.
Ownership of the Account Payable & Receivable function
Monitoring of Aged Debtors and Creditors
Supporting Ops teams by providing necessary reports and analysis
Processing payroll for the relevant entities (payments), including posing the journals, payments to Authorities, PAYE and other payroll reconciliations, as well as submission if and when needed. (Knowledge of payroll will be highly beneficial)
Reporting and compliance with regulatory and Tax authorities, and our travel licensing & bonding associations.
Preparation of Swiss Statutory Accounts, Annual minutes & necessary documentation
Taking a lead on local Audits and liaising with auditors
Preparing audit deliverables to deadlines and assisting in Group audits
Improving and maintaining the Cashflow for the relevant business entities.
Contributing to deliver EMEA Cash Flash on working day 1 of the month end process.
Ensuring the banking controls are adhered to, uploading or authorising payments as needed- The role needs to be a Trusted banking authoriser.
Being point of contact for our banking partners with the support of the FC.
Audit & Compliance