Chief Accounting Officer

  • Location: Cologne Area, Germany
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Agriculture company

Our client is a leading agriculture company. Currently, they seek to add an experienced Chief Accounting Officer. 

The role:

  • Manage bookkeeping;
  • Control of the company’s accounting functions;
  • Prepare the company’s monthly and annual financial accounts;
  • Control the company’s annual budget to ensure that all financial targets are met and financial and statutory regulations complied with;
  • Manage the monthly generation of financial statements;
  • Ensure the quality management, accounting and statutory reporting activities;
  • Manage the internal and external audit process.


  • 7-10 years of experience within a relevant position;
  • Strong bookkeeping experience;
  • Previous experience in chemical or relevant industry;
  • Knowledgeable in financial applications  and Microsoft Office Applications;
  • Strong SAP and IFRS knowledge;
  • Ability to thrive under ambiguity and demonstrate creativity and intellectual flexibility in an uncertain and rapidly changing environment;
  • Degree in Accounting from a Recognised University;
  • Qualified Witschaftspruefers (German public accountant, a member of the German Chamber of Public Accountants) or Steuerberater (Chartered German ‘Tax adviser’) would be advantageous;
  • Fluency in German and English with strong written and verbal communication skills.
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