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Head of Finance Operations SD Worx DACH and Eastern Europe (m/w/d)

Date: Mar 31, 2023

Location: Katowice, PL, 40-202

Company: sdworxgroup

SD Worx is a leading European provider of Payroll & HR services with global reach. We have offices in Europe and an office in Mauritius. Our goal? We bring people solutions to life. So companies of any size can turn Human Resources into a source of value for the business and the people in it. Our people solutions span the entire employee journey, from getting people paid to attracting, rewarding, and developing talent.



We are looking for a Head of Finance Operations SD Worx DACH and Eastern Europe (m/f/d) with immediate effect at one of our German or polish locations or working from home.



Your tasks:


  • Lead the Accounting and Invoicing team
  • Manage the monthly reporting process to ensure all deadlines are met, prepare financial reports and management reports
  • Review and comment on monthly management reports for variances from budget/forecasts
  • Provide adjustment and accrual journals as needed.
  • Provide financial information and reports to financial controllers and business partners as needed and provide feedback in support of forecasting and budgeting
  • Provide technical guidance on accounting issues and brief finance team and business partners as needed (e.g., IFRS and GE GAAP)
  • Preparation and review of monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reporting requirements, including quarterly corporate tax calculation (in collaboration with tax advisor), including collaboration with Group Tax team
  • Lead annual audit with our external auditors and coordinate team to provide all supporting schedules for interim and year-end audit
  • Ensure rigorous financial controls are in place while driving process and control improvements as needed
  • Ensure all accounting entries are in compliance with GE GAAP as well as notification of all potential areas of assessment
  • Review and document all key revenue arrangements on a monthly basis to ensure accurate accounting in accordance with GE GAAP and IFRS15
  • Provide detailed cash flow analysis, forecasting and reporting
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements for Germany and coordination of financial statements for Austria and Switzerland
  • Completing and submitting sales tax returns
  • Coordination of outsourcing of tasks to competence centre in Mauritius in line with finance strategy



Your qualifications:


  • Successfully completed training (accountant) / master's degree in economics or in a similar field
  • First experience in leading a finance team
  • Min. 10 years of in-depth experience in the execution of annual financial statements
  • Strong technical knowledge of GE GAAP and IFRS 15, including the latest accounting standards
  • Experience with SAP R3/S4H - cloud version is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal communication, influencing and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate technical issues with both senior management and non-technical audiences
  • Tenacity and determination to overcome challenges
  • First experience in working in an international organiszation is a plus
  • Very good command of German and good command of English


Our offer:


  • Numerous opportunities for further training
  • Diverse career and development opportunities in an international company
  • Challenging, responsible tasks and exciting projects
  • Familiar team culture in a fast-growing, european company
  • Possibility of remote working
  • Best compatibility of family and career through flexible working time models
  • Company pension plan
  • Supplementary company health insurance
  • JobRad
  • Focus Top Employer 2021!




SD Worx offers you, besides a competitive salary and benefits package, the autonomy and flexibility to take ownership of your work.  With the possibilities of flexible working hours, homework, working from other offices,… you can organize your own work.

For us, learning and innovating are like breathing, inspiring us to always go beyond.  We offer multiple trainings, projects… where you will learn from experts or in practice. From the start you will be engaged in your team, where we share knowledge, talents and celebrate our differences.

From many places, we work as one, moving from better to best together.