Team Lead Accounting (all genders)

City:  Cologne
Job Function:  Corporate Functions
Job Area:  Finance
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Jul 3, 2024

HRS AS A COMPANY

HRS, a pioneer in business travel, aims to elevate every stay through innovative technology. With over 50 years of experience, their digital platform, driven by ProcureTech, TravelTech, and FinTech, transforms how companies and travelers Stay, Work, and Pay.

ProcureTech digitally revolutionizes lodging procurement, connecting corporations and suppliers in a cutting-edge ecosystem. This enables seamless efficiency and automation, surpassing travelers' expectations.

TravelTech redefines the online lodging experience, offering personalized content from selection to check-in, ensuring an unparalleled journey for corporate travelers.

In FinTech, HRS introduces advancements like mobile banking and digital payments, turning corporate back offices into touchless lodging enablers, eliminating legacy cost barriers. The innovative 2-click book-to-pay feature streamlines interactions for travelers and hoteliers.

Combining these technology propositions, HRS unlocks exponential catalyst effects. Their data-driven focus delivers value-added services and high-return network effects, creating substantial customer value.

HRS's exponential growth since 1972 serves over 35% of the global Fortune 500 and leading hotel chains.

Join HRS to shape the future of business travel, empowered by a culture of growth and setting new industry standards worldwide.

BUSINESS UNIT

At HRS we understand Finance as a value-enabling function as it is an essential ingredient to our business success. In order to ensure the efficient financial management and financial control necessary to support all business activities, it comprises all major related responsibilities: from Financial and Cash Flow Management, Accounting, Advising and longer-term financing, Tax Management, Investment Management, to Purchasing, Controlling, Budgeting and Forecasting as well as Financial Reporting and Analysis to assisting and challenging the CEO, Business Unit Leaders and Managers in making key strategic decisions. 
The department is set up as a shared service for the HRS Group with a cross-location team of around 40 experts, headed by the CFO and his Management Team, working on standardized workflows to increase efficiency on the one hand and apply state of the art decision-making tools and principle-based recommendations to foster organizational resilience in times of rapid change on the other.

POSITION

We are looking for a Cologne based Team Lead Accounting (all genders) to lead a team of accounting professionals and drive overall accounting process optimization.

CHALLENGE

•    Responsibility for the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements of the German companies of the HRS Group
•    Ensure ongoing accounting and payment transactions
•    Compliance with legal and reporting requirements
•    Continuous optimization and further development of existing processes in the area of finance and accounting
•    Operational involvement in day-to-day business and month-end closing activities
•    Contact person for auditors, tax advisors and public authorities for the companies for which you are responsible
•    Leading and coaching of a team of up to 5 people 

FOR THIS EXCITING MISSION YOU ARE EQUIPPED WITH...

•    Completed university degree with a background in business administration or comparable apprenticeship. Additional qualification as a certified accountant is an advantage
•    Solid knowledge of HGB and IFRS accounting standards and German tax law
•    Several years of professional experience in a comparable position
•    Independent, responsible and solution-oriented way of working as well as strong communication and implementation skills
•    Strong knowledge of MS Navision, SAP and MS Office is an advantage 
•    Fluent in German and English, written and spoken

PERSPECTIVE

Access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay.

Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.

LOCATION, MOBILITY, INCENTIVE

The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

Req ID:  17764


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