Migration of accounting tasks from outsourced accountants, Preparation of local government filings, Financial Accountant - LexisNexis Österreich | LexisNexis Österreich Financial Accountant - LexisNexis Österreich

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Financial Accountant

Title:                     Financial Accountant

Location:             Vienna, regular travel to Germany (Bonn office)

Reporting to:     Director of EMEA Accounting Services (London): Tom Williams


Description:       You will be initially responsible for managing the transition of accounting services from an external, outsourced accounting firm in Germany for a recently acquired business, before becoming part of a team that will support Germany, BENELUX and Austria on financial accounting tasks.

Your Accountabilities:

  • Migration of accounting tasks from outsourced accountants to LexisNexis processes and systems (PeopleSoft), including creation/review of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations as well as establishing the control environment that adheres to Group SOX policies
  • Preparation of local government filings – statutory accounts, sales tax returns etc. as well as assembling information in relation to annual audits (both internal and external)
  • Management of monthly accounting close process ensuring postings to the general ledger are accurate and timely, within group timelines
  • Collaborate with other finance teams, such as Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable to ensure accurate sub-ledgers are maintained and reconcile to general ledgers within PeopleSoft
  • Regular contact with Commercial finance teams based in the US to aid monthly reporting and decision making as well as the overall migration status
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the LexisNexis or RELX Group Finance leadership

Your Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent business experience
  • Qualified accountant with experience in journal preparation and monthly reconciliations
  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards and SFAS rules
  • Fluency both in German and English (verbal and written)
  • Strong attention to detail, confidentiality, thoroughness with a demonstrated skill for accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willing to travel to Bonn on a regular basis, especially in the first 6 months

Our offer:

  • A diverse role offering international context as well as being part of an innovative company with local tradition
  • An appreciative as well as performance oriented culture being part of an international as well as highly professional local team
  • Flexible working hours, attractive local Benefits & Incentives as well as participation in voluntary services
  • Office located centrally with excellent connection to public transportation
  • Gross yearly salary amounts to approx. € 50.000, full-time and all-in, with the possibility for increase based on qualification and experience

Sounds interesting to you?

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