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Senior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Munich

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €70000 - €90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sherine Rose

  • Job ref:

    sfa_1641501606

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

Company: Leading entertainment and Sports agency with worldwide offices. Clients include professionals within TV, music, film, sport and video games.

Work location: Hammersmith (London) OR Munich and Hybrid working

Requirements (Either):

Perm: Fluent German, ACA/ ACCA qualified with a background in Audit. 3 years post qualified within sports/ media.

Temp/ Contractor: Immediately available, Qualified Accountant, German speaking ideally but basic understanding if not fluent

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining, interpreting and reporting of timely and accurate financial data
  • Ownership of all financial data in Datev system including coding and month end
  • Management of revenue and cost trackers used by the leaders & finance team for financial planning
  • Calculation and management of month end & journal preparation including accruals, prepayments and WIP
  • Preparation of monthly US GAAP management accounts using Microsoft 365 (AX) for submission
  • Monthly submission of meaningful Balance Sheet and P&L variance analysis
  • Preparation and analysis of variances to budget/forecast; commentary on business drivers
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of action items
  • Preparation of management information, cash flow & working capital reporting
  • Support project managers with monthly project finance meetings to review P&L and profitability for each project, ensure cost recovery is complete & accurate to maintain fee level
  • Calculation and management of accruals, prepayments and WIP
  • Management and control of Corporate card process and expense submission
  • Supporting the annual financial statement preparation process under IFRS
  • Oversight of quarterly VAT and GST returns
  • Oversight and management of Bank accounts and relationship with Bank
  • Review and approve payments out of the bank account
  • Work closely with the London Finance & System teams on any changes to the accounting system
  • Maintain the German entity Fixed Assets Ledger, including review of system depreciation calculations, impairment testing, disposals and reporting
  • Review & implementation of internal controls within the department
  • Support Legal and Business Affairs Executive as needed
  • Be the central point of contact for London & US Finance and Legal team
  • Other duties as requested by the Finance Director, UK & Europe

Qualifications & Experience:

  • ACA / ACCA Qualified or equivalent, with a background working within Audit
  • At least 3 years' post qualification experience in an Accounting role, ideally within a Sports business, having worked with an array of financial and non-financial stakeholders

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