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General Ledger Accountant

Arrow Electronics

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Munich, DE
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General Ledger Accountant

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Accounting and Finance team is looking for a new team member. We are searching for an ambitious individual to work as an ECS General Ledger Accountant in our office in Munich reporting to the Accounting / Finance Manager in Arrow’s Shared Services Center in Harlow, UK.

What You Will Be Doing at Arrow ECS ?

The General Ledger Accountant together with the accounting team of ECS Germany in the UK, is responsible for the General Ledger controlling and reporting and will be involved in compliance, tax, statutory, and multiple general accounting and reporting activities, along with a wide range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team. Aside from the core accounting team you will collaborate intensively with stakeholders in the German business finance team as well as the various departments in the Shared Services Centers in the UK and Poland.

  • Preparation and full involvement in the monthly reporting process in the ECS business in close collaboration with the local Financial Planning & Analysis, Inventory , Intercompany , AP and AR teams.
  • Preparation of HGB annual statutory financials - statutory balance sheet, profit & loss statement, management report and notes. Producing the bridge between the statutory and the group reported results.
  • Support and compliance with all audit requests
  • Ensure compliant German VAT declarations, monthly and annual reconciliations as well as compliant ZM (Zusammenfassende Meldung) aligned with VAT declarations
  • Manage payroll accounting process and collaboration with external payroll provider and HR payroll in terms of process enhancements and required legal compliance
  • Drive import turnover tax checks in order to release orders to avoid loss of vendor quotes
  • Collaborate with EMEA tax team with regards to statutory financials and tax audits. Ownership and co-ordination of the process.
  • Manage external reporting - “statistisches Bundesamt” and “Deutsche Bundesbank“
  • Manage the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting, liaising with the accounts payable team and other business areas where required.
  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls / ensure SOX compliance.
  • Support with the preparation of EBS, supplemental packs and Balance Sheet Reviews, providing appropriate variance analysis.
  • Support other accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Accounting Manager on projects and ad-hoc tasks.

What Are We Looking For ?

  • Part or fully qualified IHK international chartered accountant, CIMA or ACCA with extensive experience in HGB account preparation
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Advanced Excel and data manipulation skills
  • Experience working with our ERP system MS AX desirable
  • Great commitment, curiosity and independent work style
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong hands-on mentality and can-do attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to properly prioritize tasks.

What is in it For You ?

  • Salary in accordance with the market
  • Flexibility/ Home office possibilities
  • Great development opportunities
  • A strongly growing organization and business
  • An international and dynamic working environment

Our story

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), a part of Arrow Electronics, brings innovative IT solutions to market to solve complex business challenges. We deliver value-added distribution, business consulting and channel enablement services to leading technology manufacturers and their channel partners. We help businesses grow faster, operate efficiently and transform in a dynamic market.

Arrow provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. The objective of the Company is to develop, produce, commercialize, install and maintain computer software, computer equipment and various types of information systems.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse working environment by providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons.

Location:

Munich, Germany

Time Type:

Full time

Location:

DE-Munich, Germany (Elsenheimerstraße)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Accounting/Finance