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LocationBerlin
CountryGermany
CategoryBusiness Support Functions
TypeFull Time
ExperienceSenior
LanguageEnglish

Sustainability that means business

 

Who we are:

Sustainability software specialist, AMCS, is headquartered in Ireland, with offices in Europe, the USA, and Australasia. With over 1,300 highly-skilled employees across 22 countries, we specialize in delivering technology solutions to facilitate a carbon neutral future.

 

What we do:

Our innovative SaaS solutions increase efficiency and boost sustainability in resource-intensive industries. Over 5,000 customers across 23 countries already benefit from our Performance Sustainability software, ensuring we deliver practical solutions for improved profitability and environmental resilience across the globe.


Our people

AMCS offers team members more than just a job, but an opportunity to map out a career with a company that is growing, evolving and setting out new ways of working that are having a positive impact on the world around us. AMCS was established in Ireland and holds onto those local roots and ‘start-up’ mentality with a culture of connection. Connection to our work, our customers, our colleagues and our community that creates a working environment that fosters openness, collaboration and creativity.


Role Description
AMCS is looking for a Regional Financial Controller to join the Finance team in the EMEA region (based in Germany). In this role, you will be expected to coordinate and monitor the financial and accounting activities for Germany and its associated subsidiaries in other parts of Europe.

You will work closely with the shared services teams in Ireland and the Philippines to drive global improvement whilst leveraging your experience and best practice principles. The role will serve as the key connector between the region and other finance functions to ensure alignment of financial strategies and practices.

As part of the Global Finance Team, the role is reporting to the Group Financial Controller in Ireland.

Financial reporting and compliance
 Oversee the accounting closing process, assure all required financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely.
 Maintain accounting, financial reporting, financial control, and information systems to ensure adequate records, appropriate authorisation of transactions, and asset safeguarding.
 Support monthly financial reporting, ensuring timeliness and accuracy to facilitate the preparation of consolidated financial results.
 Manage intercompany positions for the Group generated through transfer pricing and acquisition accounting.
 Complete balance sheet reconciliations for statutory reporting account codes.
 Proactively oversee and manage inquiries from local business partners, authorities, and government agencies.
Financial guidance and analysis
 Provide practical guidance on local accounting practices/standards while reviewing and enforcing adherence to internal policies and finance standard.
 Develop and implement robust financial controls and procedures to mitigate risks and enhance the efficiency of financial operations.
 Act as a Single Point of Contact for regional financial escalations.
 Prepare special reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
 Alongside the Regional Finance Business Partner, conduct regular meetings with all stakeholders to review finance and operational topics and discuss operational issues.
 Support the business and sales functions with finance-related queries, providing insights and guidance to drive business decisions and strategy.
 Promote culture of high performance and continuous improvement.

Audits
 Complete the local statutory reporting requirements for the Group’s subsidiaries in EMEA, primarily Germany.
 Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors (alongside share service teams in Ireland and the Philippines).
 Oversee the annual audit process, work closely with external auditors to ensure a smooth and efficient audit.
 Liaise with internal finance business partners and external advisors on the completion of all ad hoc statutory accounting related queries.
Requirements
 Professional accounting qualification with 5 years post qualified experience.
 Strong technical experience of accounting items including German GAAP.
 Familiar with international accounting standards and principles including IFRS & FRS102.
 Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills and experience with Oracle/Netsuite an advantage.
 Flexible approach and adaptable to a changing working environment.
 Excellent project management skills and experience of implementing projects.
 Relevant knowledge of the regulatory and legal environment in which the group operates and the ability to apply that knowledge in addressing practical issues.
 Ability to find innovative solutions, lead change and drive continuous improvements.
 Experience in the Software / SaaS industry is an advantage.
 Fluent in English and German