Financial Controller

Berlin, Germany

Financial Controller

JDRoss are working with a developer of solar and battery storage projects who are looking for a financial controller in Germany.

Your future tasks

  • Managing all day-to-day accounting operations - Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger management, balance sheet control, and reconciliations
  • Assist in the centralization of our finance operations in Germany and bring it in-house.
  • Overall responsibility for management and statutory financial accounting and reporting for all operating entities / SPVs in the managed Group to ensure accurate and complete financial information.
  • Review financial results and produce monthly reports with relevant information
  • Preparation of monthly management reports to the UK for all entities in Germany and working closely with UK finance to resolve queries on time.
  • Group operates on tight deadlines so you will need to be flexible to accommodate and assist with deliveries on time every quarter.
  • Management of VAT returns and work together with the external accountant to apply for VAT refunds.
  • Responsible for all project costs OPEX and CAPEX. Reconciliation of costs spend per project.
  • Liaising with the development team, ensuring efficient reporting and provision of information
  • Responsible for accounts receivable and accounts payable as well as payment management
  • Ensure the timely and qualitative disclosure of our tax reports and annual accounts and liaise with external accountants where applicable.
  • Working closely with the local development team and the UK Finance team, you will be responsible for maintaining, improving, and further developing the accounting processes in Germany.
  • Treasury activities and monthly cashflow reporting
  • IFRS knowledge and implementation of standards is useful for IFRS16 and IFRS15 but not a deal breaker.
  • Assist the project teams to gather and populate the monthly project budgets.
Your background
  • You have accounting experience according to IFRS and German GAAP
  • You understand all reporting requirements in Germany.
  • You have experience in a similar role or looking to step up.
  • You will have experience working at a renewable company or similar (i.e. construction, real estate etc.) with an understanding of the technical accounting that comes with this
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