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We currently have a new and hugely exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding global (NASDAQ) online consumer brand. This is an English-speaking role, in a modern, dynamic and international environment.  The role is based in Düsseldorf, a fantastic city with the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats (A relocation support package is included).

We are looking for a high-performer with excellent knowledge of U.S. GAAP and IFRS consolidated accounts. Do you have SEC filing experience or group accounting experience within a U.S. owned company? Are you someone that can create new process efficiency through your own ideas? Would you thrive with self-determined working hours?  Do you have that ‘start-up’ mentality? If the answer is a resounding yes then read on…

Role: Senior Group Accountant - U.S. GAAP / IFRS

Tasks include:

  • Prepare the monthly close using U.S. accounting principles
  • In accordance with U.S. GAAP, complete consolidated financial statements with footnotes.
  • The preparation of IFRS financial statements including notes and board presentations.
  • The thorough and timely completion of SEC filings 
  • Financial statement and fluctuation analysis
  • Contribute to the development of processes including the optimisation of accounting systems used for financial reporting.

The Ideal candidate:

  • A minimum of 4 years accounting and reporting experience, preferably within a public listed company.
  • An accounting or finance related bachelor’s degree.
  • An excellent working knowledge of U.S. GAAP or IFRS consolidated accounting, including the technical and legal aspects.
  • Excellent understanding of SEC filings and external financial reporting.
  • Solid auditing experience
  • Fluent English language skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills and preferably experience with SAP or Oracle type reporting and/or implementation.
  • A CPA certification is a plus.


To apply email us with your CV at bewerber@kompassrecruitment.com or call Chris Fitzgerald directly on +49 211 5469 1776.



Job Information

Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 4 Years Plus Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 15 Mar 2017

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