Senior Accountant

Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik in Kiel, Germany, is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant.
Application deadline 2016-10-05
Position description Main tasks / responsibility

The Senior Accountant is leading a team of two accountants by planning, coordinating and supervising their activities. He/she ensures proper working results and a way of working that matches with ELAC’s process model. He/she takes care for vacation planning and ensures proper substitution abilities within his/her team. He/she is a consultant and deputy to the company controller and proposes skill enhancements or new tools for his/her team members. He/she is the key user for both ERP and finance system and responsible for training and instruction of the team members. All activities regarding the regular closing processes within the accounting team are planned and documented by him/her. Other personal tasks are: Accruals, Local GAAP closings, insurances, PPE ledger.
Requirements - Accounting professional
- Team leading experience
- deep IFRS knowledge
- deep German GAAP knowledge (“HGB”)
- fluent English and German
- Project business experience
- University degree or University of applied sciences degree in business administration. Alternatively certified accountant (“Bilanzbuchhalter”) minimum 5 years of experience in senior accounting position
Country Germany
Job area Finance & Control