Job Overview.

Experience: 3-5 YearsSector: Industry Accounting

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Financial Controller to join our client’s finance team in Frankfurt.  Reporting directly to the CFO, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing financial activities, ensuring accuracy, and providing strategic financial guidance to support our bank’s objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and analyse monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Knowledge of HGB, IFRS accounting, regulatory reporting, financial controlling with proven experience in German banking industry.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Collaborate with various departments to develop, monitor, and analyse budgets.
  • Provide financial forecasts and insights to support strategic decision-making.

Financial Analysis

  • Conduct accurate financial analysis, identifying trends, variances, and opportunities.
  • Provide meaningful commentary on financial performance.

Audit Coordination

  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate the annual audit process.
  • Address audit findings and implement corrective actions.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance or accounting
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a Financial Controller in the banking sector
  • In-depth knowledge of German financial regulations and reporting standards.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office .
  • Ability to communicate in/work through English and German.

 
This is an excellent opportunity to become “a bigger fish is a smaller pond” and/or to move from a specialist role in a larger bank into a broader role with a smaller bank. For more information, please get in touch today. Thanks!

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