Accountant (Frankfurt)
Accountant Frankfurt

For our client, a financial services company, we are looking for an accountant

Responsibilities :
  • Handle a portfolio of clients from various industries as main contact person
  • Provide market entry advisory to clients, including corporate structuring,
    companies’ formation and post set-up services
  • Act as Managing Director for client companies
  • Liaise with clients, authorities and professional advisers
  • Prepare/Review full set of accounts, financial statements and periodic reports for
    our international clients
  • Organise and facilitate the audit of financial statements
  • Prepare monthly VAT returns and assist with the preparation of annual tax returns
  • Operate bank accounts within the delegated authority
  • Manage filing deadlines and have knowledge of procedures to keep companies in
    good legal and financial standing
  • Manage client profitability and oversee debt collection
  • Provide input on budgets, manpower planning and productivity as required

Qualifications and other requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of German GAAP and preferably IFRS
  • Delivery focused problem solver with extensive planning, organization,
    prioritisation skills
  • Capable to work independently and meet deadlines
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience in accounting
  • Proven track record in dealing with international clients and advisors
  • Experience in training employees
  • Experience within financial services industry is an advantage
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Business Administration, Accounting or an
    equivalent
  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CA or German equivalent) who has operated at a
    senior level
  • Expert know-how in DATEV Kanzlei-Rechnungswesen Pro and LODAS
  • Good command of MS office (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English and German


We offer you:
A challenging job in a rapidly expanding international company, with a friendly and
interesting environment. There is the opportunity to expand your business knowledge with
prospects for a further career in one of our worldwide offices. As the team is still young,
you will have lots of possibilities to provide your own valuable input to the work procedures.

Interested?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and covering letter in English
outlining your interest in the role via e-mail finance@lexiussearch.com.

Location
Frankfurt (Germany)