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Global Accounting Manager IFRS (m/f/d)

City:  Köln
Job area:  Corporate Functions
Job field:  Finance
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Nov 26, 2021

HRS reinvents how businesses Work, Stay and Pay. Counting more than 5.000 corporations and 40% of Fortune 500 companies in our customer base, HRS has emerged to the most trusted platform of digital software solutions in business travel hospitality worldwide.

The HRS platform is composed of three engines that each optimize one core building block along the corporate hospitality supply chain: Intelligent Procurement, Smart Booking and Invisible Payment. Through the integration of those engines into one large data-driven platform approach, our Lodging-as-a-Service value proposition enhances satisfaction of corporate employees and travelers, delivers the highest grade of process automation for corporate stakeholders and ensures strongest compliance end-to-end.

We are looking for a Cologne based Global Accounting Manager IFRS (m/f/d) who is eager to take on an array of responsibilities and who designs, builds and continuously improves our global accounting processes.

Your challenge 

  • Prepare the consolidated annual, quarterly and monthly financial statements of the HRS Group (according to IFRS) and monitor financial audits
  • Take responsibility for the consolidation of the group companies (LucaNET)
  • Be in charge of the control of foreign branches (incl. impairment testing)
  • Steer the international accounting providers
  • Process the day-to-day operations (consolidation, center of Excellence for HGB/IFRS)
  • Optimize processes in accounting
  • Be the point of contact for auditors and tax advisors
  • Prepare the intercompany reconciliation (administration and global reconciliation of intercompany accounts)
  • Take charge for the global internal cost allocation and the bank reporting
  • Manage, coach and mentor junior staff as the team expands


For this exciting mission you are equipped with…

  • University degree with a business background, ideally complemented by a training as an auditor or certified management accountant
  • Several years of professional experience in finance with international activities or an internationally renowned auditing firm
  • Several years of professional experience in the consolidation of international businesses
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and external reporting standards (especially with respect to accounting regulations under IFRS) as well as tax issues (esp. VAT)
  • Experience in the (international) operational audit and processes of intercompany consolidation
  • Knowledge of the cross-border settlement pricing systems as well as a FIBU software (preferably SAP)
  • Fluency in German and English, spoken and written



Your perspective
You get 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.

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 30 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 850 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

Req ID:  10382

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