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Senior Manager, Accounting - Germany (f/m/d)

IMMO Investment Technologies

IMMO Investment Technologies

Accounting & Finance
Hamburg, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Title: Senior Manager Accounting - Germany (f/m/d)
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Working: Hybrid working
Reporting to: Associate Director, Accounting
As the Senior Manager Accounting - Germany (f/m/d) at IMMO, you will help oversee and manage financial operations for IMMO’s German investor property portfolios and also support local corporate accounting, maintaining first-class corporate-grade accounting and reporting processes whilst ensuring robust processes are in place for future scaling.

You will:

  • Lead and participate in the monthly accounting close, ensuring timeliness, accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company policy and relevant accounting standards - whilst demonstrating strong communication skills liaising with internal functions and third parties such as investors and auditors
  • Be a Business partner working very closely with the local accounting team, country head, and other departments, both locally and at a company group level, whilst developing strong relationships with investor/client stakeholders
  • Work closely in overseeing portfolio and corporate accounting responsibilities, and manage the month-end process, including investor reporting
  • Assist in accounting review of new portfolio including formalising accounting processes and onboarding
  • Be responsible for accurate balance sheet reporting and review
  • Support country management in proactively identifying and resolving technical accounting, reporting, and tax issues
  • Develop accounting policies and procedures and resolve internal control concerns
  • Coordinate and help monitor external audit processes where required
  • Be responsible for ensuring all property and corporate costs are reported correctly and where appropriate all costs recovered from tenants are tracked and reconciled
  • Manage financial processes, systems, and internal controls and will be responsible for the analysis of financial performance at segment level in actual and planning processes and identification of key drivers of variances, whilst delivering the team and IMMO’s KPIs in an efficient manner.

You have:

  • Must be a German accountant (ACCA or German equivalent) and have a degree in Accounting
  • At least 4-6 years of experience working in a Big 4 or equivalent with previous experience in supervisory/managerial position
  • Be proactive with issues and responsive to needs of the country management
  • The ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment and possess initiative, organisation, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Be detail oriented and willing to take a hands-on approach in all elements of the job
  • Experience working under pressure with various projects and deadlines
  • Very good English skills and are fluent in German
  • Good computer skills, including Office 365, Google Workspace, and NetSuite (advantageous)

Tools you will use:

  • Xero (Revolut)
  • RELion
  • Excel/Google Sheets
  • NetSuite