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Country Accountant – German GAAP

Ref: NPA40
Job Type:Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Stockton-on-Tees
Closing Date:

Job Description

Country Accountant – German
Salary: Market Leading, including a relocation package
Location: Wynyard, United Kingdom
Venator is a leading global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of titanium dioxide pigments and performance additives.

The Role:
Venator, previously Huntsman Pigments & Additives is currently recruiting for a Qualified Accountant to join its global headquarters in Wynyard, United Kingdom. The Country Accountant will deliver financial and compliance based services to a high standard with an emphasis on German GAAP, statutory financial statements and taxation issues and, as such, knowledge of local German GAAP and taxation is essential. Core responsibilities will include:
• Deliver financial and compliance based services to defined internal customers
• Direct and control financial accounting processes for entities responsible for in line with global accounting requirements
• Manage relationships with external organisations (e.g. auditors and national fiscal bodies) and delivery of financial processes in line with regulatory requirements
• Co-ordinate all external audit activity for relevant legal entities in line with budgeted audit costs
• Ensure an adequate system of internal controls in compliance with SOX
• The Country Accountant must ensure the interests of those legal entities under their control are fully understood and met
• Responsible for advanced, regular and ad-hoc tasks and areas
• Working closely with Support accountants, develop and maintain relationships with external authorities
• Support drive towards and implementation of global accounting processes
• Participate and contribute to key accounting system projects in Europe as key user.
Candidate requirements:
• Experience in Accounting and General Ledger
• Knowledge in Financial Accounting, Consolidation, US and local (German) GAAP, direct and indirect tax
• Excellent IT skills with an emphasis on MS Excel and ideally, SAP (or another major ERP)
• Ideally experience of working in a large multinational organisation
Please contact our retained recruitment partner, Nathan Pardoe, at or for a confidential discussion call 0044 191 244 6447