Finance Manager (German Speaking)

England, London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Sep 18, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Will Fairhurst
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a property investment fintech firm in the heart of Central London as a Finance Manager (German Speaking). That being said, the candidate will need to be able to speak FLUENT GERMAN. The key objectives of the role involve ownership of Client Portfolio Accounting (Germany) for 50+ residential properties and the bookkeeping for 3 entities (Luxembourg, Germany, UK), coordinating with the team in London and Germany.

Client Details

A property investment fintech platform with a global presence. The firm has exponential growth plans so requires candidates with a similar mindset. The company has a brilliant culture working in an ideal location in a great office.


Responsibilities of the Finance Manager (German Speaking):

Sole responsibility for the finance & accounting of the business.

Ensure all bills and invoices are paid and reconciled in a timely manner and recorded in our accounting software (Xero).
Manage bank accounts, ensuring sufficient liquidity and managing cash flow.
Liaise with tax consultants and external accountants in all three countries to prepare accounts.
Prepare monthly financial reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
Maintain and improve accounting controls by recommending policies and procedures, helping the business scale


Profile of the Finance Manager (German Speaking):

Practical experience working with German entities in an accountancy function.

Previous experience working in a start-up/SME environment and seeking this environment moving forward.

Working towards an accountancy qualification or qualified by experience (QBE). A German accountancy qualification would also be preferable but not a necessity.
Excellent spoken & written communication skills in German (fluent) and English (fluent).
You have experience creating the full suite of financial statements (Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, Cash Flow).
You are confident speaking to external advisors for guidance, as required.
You have excellent planning and prioritisation skills.
You are a self-starter with proactive attitude to meet commitments and undertake additional responsibilities that add value.

Job Offer

Looking to pay £45,000-£55,000 with an extensive benefits package.

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