Finance & HR Manager

Main Purpose of Job:

To act as the Lead Finance person for the GmbH division and be an influential member of the Internal Senior Management Team. To oversee HR & Payroll for Germany. Also, to undertake Line Management for the other Finance and HR roles in the German office.

Key Tasks:

Month End:
  • Full Balance Sheet reconciliation Monthly
  • Posting of Journals – Standard recurring and ad-hoc
  • Fixed Asset Additions & Disposals (backup)
  • Depreciation (backup)
  • Reporting and Analysis Including Commentary
  • Management of Oracle data with Senior Accountant
  • Inter-Company reconciliation & agreement with Senior Accountant
  • Continuous Improvement and no surprises mindset
  • Liaison with Group Finance & Consideration of group GAAP requirements. Supporting their
    needs as required
  • Project Analysis & Reconciliation
Year End:
  • All above, plus
  • Preparation of Audit Files
  • Liaison with Auditors


Pro-actively support Management to prepare accurate, complete and relevant budgets.
Report against budget – explaining variances, and impact thereof.

Tax & Other regulatory Reporting:

Ensure NSSLGlobal GmbH is fully compliant with all statutory reporting filing and payment requirements.

Financial Management:

Anticipate Cashflow needs, keeping Senior Management fully informed, and able to meet.

Management of Staff:

Responsible for the delivery, development and performance of the Finance & HR Team.
Part of the Senior Management Team in Germany. Therefore expected, as part of that team. To help direct, encourage and support employees as required. Ensuring that they follow
agreed processes and support company and Group activity.

Policies & Procedures:

Ensure Compliance with existing policies.
Review policies and procedures and recommend and implement improvements.


Manage payroll and HR activity with the assistance of Group HRA.
Responsibilities for Facilities and Insurance.


All areas of NSSLGlobal GmbH Finance.


2 x Finance Staff & 1 Payroll/HR Officer.

Assignment and Review of Work:


Decision Making:

Strong business and common sense required to act on issues as they arise and take corrective action involving those in both Finance and other areas, inside and outside the company.

Contacts With Others:

Strong contact with all levels of the company, with parent company and with third parties (Tax, VAT, Banks, auditors, professional advisers etc)


  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience with multi-entity, multi-currency, consolidations advantageous
  • Experience with Oracle FCCS & Dynamics NAV or Business Central advantageous
  • Strong MS Excel essential
  • Good command of Business English

Most Difficult Part of Job:

  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines
  • Coping with the complexity of the business generally
  • Prioritising an extremely busy workload


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