Our client, Essilor GmbH, is one of the global players and prestigious optical companies in the world. Essilor is not only recognized as an innovative company by Forbes, but has also a clear vision to bring vision care and correction around the globe. Essilor’s mission is to improve lives by improving sight.

As an Accounting Expert, based in Freiburg/Braunschweig (Germany), you will ensure proper accounting in statutory & IFRS in cooperation with the Financial Shared Service Center (FSSC) in Manila.

Your tasks

  • Responsible contact person in all accounting and tax issues, as well as for compliance expertise in Germany and Austria
  • Ensuring proper accounting in coordination with FSSC in Manila
  • Responsible for all decision processes for the closing, coordinator between various internal and external interfaces
  • Preparing the monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial statements
  • Coordinating internal and external audits, documents annual audits, ensuring compliance issues
  • Project-Management related to accounting, taxation and balance sheet matters

Your qualifications

  • Master degree in relevant business studies (focus on accounting, taxation, compliance)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a big4 audit company or as internal operational expert in an internationally and globally operating corporation
  • High expertise in local accounting/taxation in Germany and ideally in Austria 
  • Ability to comprehend the big picture in business-related decisions and to prioritize tasks/projects
  • Strong communication skills, strong problem-solving capabilities, high customer service orientation
  • Fluent in German & English, French is a benefit
  • Some travels between Freiburg and Braunschweig to be planed

Remuneration: EUR 80.000 gross annual salary (incl. variable pay) with willingness to overpay depending on qualification and experience.

If you are interested in this challenging position, please forward your CV and a recent photograph to Mrs. Alexandra Mauermann quoting reference number H9034 to