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Job Title
German Financial Controller
Employment Type
Full Time
6 to 4 years
R20000 to R40000
Job Published
20 July 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Our client is hiring a financial controller to manage both the holding company, as well as its subsidiary. The position is full-time and remote.



We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. In this role the Financial Controller will work closely with the two founders to manage all aspects of the Controller role including day to day management of accounts, as well as managing elements of contracts and employee payroll.


In detail, the role would include but not be limited to:

  • Overseeing all accounting operations
  • Managing billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost accounting and revenue recognition - Identifying accounting and financial issues and suggesting timely solutions
  • Managing QA over financial transactions and reporting
  • Managing budgeting and forecasting
  • Producing financial statements as requested
  • Coordinating the preparation for regulatory reporting
  • Paying staff salaries as well as paying suppliers
  • Managing bank accounts both locally in South Africa as well as in Switzerland
  • Part-time and Full Time options available



  • Spoken and written fluency in both English and German
  • 5 years of experience as a Financial Controller or similar role
  • Outstanding knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of Xero accounting software
  • The candidates are required to have either a South African passport or permanent residency if they are located in SA



  • A can-do attitude
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking abilities
  • Excellent time management skills - Risk management skills