Accounts Payable Accountant

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Accounts Payable Accountant – Hybrid – Germany

We are hiring at Aspire Software for a highly motivated Accounts Payable Accountant to join our growing finance team in Germany!

We are seeking a dynamic Accounts Payable Accountant to join our finance team. The role involves managing and ensuring the efficiency of accounting processes, liaising with internal and external auditors, ensuring regulatory compliance, and supporting the head of finance with various financial tasks.

Our team, based in Germany, works internationally, pooling diverse skills to get things done effectively. We value teamwork and excellence.

Here is a little window into our company: Aspire Software, the operational arm of Valsoft Corp, operates and manages Valsoft’s global portfolio of wholly owned software companies, providing mission-critical solutions across multiple verticals. By implementing industry best practices, Aspire delivers a time-sensitive integration process, and the operation of a decentralized model has allowed it to become a hub for creating rapid growth by reinvesting in its portfolio.

Our motto is “Be Humble, Stay Hungry!”

The successful candidate can be based anywhere in Germany working in a hybrid work model, with a requirement to travel to one of our office in Germany on an ad hoc basis!

What your day will look like:

Manage all Accounts Payable duties and processes for multiple subsidiaries or business Group
Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and recording accounts payable data (Invoices/credit notes etc.)
Make sure all invoices are entered in timely manner correctly in the ERP
Follow up with Vendors/Suppliers regarding missing info on the invoices
Process payments, bank transfers and ensure that approvals are adequate
Bank and General Ledgers reconciliations
Reconcile expense reports, credit cards, invoices and inter-company transactions
Ensure that key controls and procedures are respected and implemented where needed
Assist the FSC and P2P managers in implementing accounts payable best practices
Dealing directly with operators, M&A or other parties in tracking the expenses of business we acquire
Verify and investigate discrepancies, if any, by reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements
Supervise and assist the team and make sure the whole team delivers in a timely manner
Support the Finance Controller on Cash forecast analysis

About You:

3 years of experience in Accounts Payable – A/P finance function
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred

Certification in Financial Accounting preferred

Multi-currency and multi-divisional experience are key requirements is an asset
Professional qualification in bookkeeping and, or accounting is an asset
Demonstrable expertise in accrual accounting theory and practice is an asset
Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel
Flexibility, autonomy, ownership, initiative, and leadership ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
Experience in working with accounting software such as Datev and NetSuite
Ability to work in an international team setting and strong communication skills
Analytical approach to problem-solving, ability to coordinate priorities and work efficiently with deadlines
Advanced Excel skills, an asset
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills with keen attention to detail
Exceptional communication and presentation abilities, with the capability to convey complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders
A ‘roll up the sleeves’ attitude towards problem-solving
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
A team player who loves a challenge and wants to eventually ‘own’ their area of the business
Someone who is driven by life-long learning and continuous professional development
A detail-oriented self-starter who thrives on process improvement and solving problems
Fluent in German with a professional level of English, both written and verbal essential
Legally authorized to work in Germany

For information about Aspire Software, please visit our website at www.aspiresoftware.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Originally posted on Himalayas

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