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Nortal Team Lead Accounting (all genders) Germany in Germany

Nortal is a leading strategic change and technology company. Our 1700+ employees across the globe share the vision of delivering a better future through seamless digital transformation. We have been digitizing and transforming the public sector, healthcare, and business organizations for more than two decades. Even so, we're just getting started!  

We are now seeking an Accounting Team Lead to join our German Finance department. The role can be based in Germany, or any other Nortal European office location (in Poland, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Serbia, and Finland). Remote / hybrid work is also an option, but ability to travel to Berlin, Germany is needed. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team (currently 4 people) and supporting them in all accounting matters

  • Keeping an eye on all accounting processes and ensuring the correctness of the procedures

  • Ensuring, in cooperation with our tax consultancy and the internal compliance team, that the legal framework conditions according to the German Commercial Code (HGB), IFRS and tax law are complied with 

  • Being responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements according to HGB and IFRS

  • Accompanying the annual audit process

  • Communicating with the banks 

  • Being the first point of contact for external tax consultancy

  • Monitoring the cash flow and taking care of the reporting

  • Acting as a contact person for other business units when it comes to tax or financial issues

  • Being involved in the development of new processes and guidelines, and the implementation of new IT systems

What helps you to succeed:

  • Experience as a Team Lead / Senior Accountant in an international environment

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or a qualification of Financial Accountant or similar

  • Very good knowledge of German accounting rules according to HGB and German taxation topics

  • Good knowledge of MS Excel

  • Fluent German and English, both written and spoken 

  • Ability to work independently but also as part of a team 

  • Understanding of a fluctuating workload

  • A high level of responsibility, detail orientation and analytical thinking 

  • An independent and performance-oriented personality 

It would be a plus, if you have:

  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards

  • Experience with DATEV and MS Dynamics 365

  • Team leadership experience

Why Nortal:

  • We hire people not only for their skills but also for cultural fit. We live by our values: commit to delivering value and results, take ownership, empower self and others, and own your future and growth.    

  • We care about your growth & development. In Nortal we support constant improvement and knowledge sharing. In addition to the external and internal training, we have a well-established mentorship program and strong 1:1 culture.   

  • To ensure a good work-life balance, you will have flexible working hours, compensatory time off and the option of a sabbatical.

  • We are a remote-first company. With our Work From Anywhere program, you can work where you work best, and Nortal will help cover the cost of ergonomic furniture for your home. We have also launched the Nortal Nomad program for people wishing to move short-term to other countries.  

ID: 2023-1354

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