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Financial Controllership Specialist with German

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00204315 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

About the role:

Oversee financial reporting and ensure integrity of all accounting principles and procedures. Manage core accounting, billing, cash and receivables processes. Ensure compliance with local and statutory tax compliance rules. Contributing to the successful finance integration arising from Ventures and Acquisitions activity.

About the team:

The Accenture Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Tower, based out of 6 hubs globally, is a geographically diverse but closely aligned team of 40+ accounting professionals with responsibility for accounting for the consolidation and integration of all of Accenture’s acquisitions globally.

A role on this team offers the possibility to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment, with focus not just on the core accounting element of the role, but also on developing relationships with the vast array of internal and external stakeholders that collaborate to contribute to the success of the acquisition integration process, mentoring / developing other team members, and contributing to many opportunities to drive process excellence.

No two days are the same on this team, offering a challenging but rewarding experience for the right candidate.

By being part of our team, you will work from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 AM to 18:00 PM in a 90% remote setup.

About your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing Finance support globally across Accenture locations and countries impacted by V&A activity;

  • Be primary controllership point of contact for acquisitions with responsibility for affiliate accounting, balance sheet and income statement reconciliation, and entity integration;

  • Provide coaching to V&A Controllership Senior Analyst;

  • Review acquisitions of V&A Controllership Senior Analyst and escalate issues on a timely basis;

  • Reconciliation of statutory financial statements to US GAAP opening balance sheet and affiliate accounting for acquired entities;

  • Design and implement solutions to integrate accounting for non SAP entities;

  • Provide finance controllership support to local legal teams on liquidation of acquired entities;

  • Preparation of financial statements of acquired entities for independent audit;

  • Create standardized process through working on existing and upcoming acquisitions;

  • Establish self as Acquisition Subject Matter Expert in Controllership;

  • Maintain documentation and learnings from prior acquisitions to further finance excellence;

  • Ensure data retention compliance;

  • Reporting to V&A Controllership Associate Manager / Manager.


About the skills that make your work successful:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant financial accounting experience or acquisition accounting and finance integration experience;

  • Proficiency in German language and experience in German financial statement reporting (HGB);

  • In depth knowledge of General Ledger principles, policies and procedures;

  • Professional accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA, CIMA or ACA;

  • Strong ownership mentality with initiative and high quality work standard;

  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively reliable with can do attitude;

  • Experience working with SAP Financials an advantage;

  • Strong technical knowledge of Local US GAAP and experience of IFRS is considered an advantage;

  • Liquidation experiences & Corporation Tax experience is considered an advantage;

Employee Benefits – Be well, work well, live well

Be at your physical best & take advantage of additional financial support

  • Flexible medical & dental subscription plan with Regina Maria;

  • Nutrition counselling & Wellness subscriptions (7Card, Worldclass, SanoPass, or other providers);

  • Benefit Online platform for gift vouchers, transportation passes, vacation, cultural activities and many others;

  • Discount on Accenture shares through Employee Shares Purchase Plan;

  • Referral bonus, depending on the career level of the job opening;

  • Life insurance for you and your loved ones.

Follow your purpose:

  • 23 vacation days with our loyalty scheme, granting additional days: 1 extra day after 2 years, another after 5 years, and an additional day every 3 years until reaching a total of 30 vacation days;

  • Additional private pension plan, starting the second month of employment;

  • Flexible working hours depending on project specifics;

  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities;

  • Communities of interest: sport, volunteering, and employees' resources groups (parents, mental health allies, Pride, disability, expats).

Care for you and your loved ones:

  • Psychological and psychotherapy counselling support;

  • Premium access to well-being apps (Calm and Wysa);

  • Paid maternity or paternity leave;

  • Children educational reimbursement;

  • Support for adoption & psychological, financial and legal sessions for everyone in your household.

At the heart of change, there is a great human. Bring your ideas, ingenuity and passion and be part of our team!


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