Our client is a supply chain services provider with 20 years' experience in the fast-moving consumer goods sector. With its innovative pooling systems for reusable transportation packaging and its network of approximately 100 depots in Europe, the company has assumed a leading position in Europe. Our client provides a full service for all parties in the chain: customers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.

On behalf of the German subsidiary, located in the Cologne region, we are now looking for a Team Lead Accounting & Controlling (m/w/d). The purpose of the job is to manage the timely execution and the optimization of financial processes, with the purpose to ensure excellent financial performance.

Team Lead Accounting & Controlling (M/F/D)

Einsatzort: Cologne region

Referenznummer: a0w9J000000KN0KQAW

Key Accountabilities:

  • To lead the accounting team (2-3 team members)
  • Financial processes: 
    • Optimize the financial processes in the assigned organizational unit and on request in other units. 
    • Manage the registration, controlling and correct handling of incoming and outgoing invoices and financial information. 
    • Maintain the ledger, creditors and debtors administration. 
    • Keep the cash of the assigned organizational unit. 
    • Advice the management on financial, tax and VAT matters. 
  • Accounting: 
    • Prepare the annual statement of account in line with regulations and group policies. 
    • Financial monitoring for (KPI’s, ROI, Balance Score Card, Benchmarking). 
    • Analyze, reconcile, balance, and maintain accounting records. 
    • Working capital management
  • Controlling:
    • Follow-up of financial KPI's
    • Management reporting
    • Cost controlling
    • Liquidity planning


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar. 
  • A few years of experience in a similar responsibility at a company within the services sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German. 
  • Results orientation , analytical mindset, commercial ability. 

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