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Financial Accountant (German)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 3673

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Barden are delighted to be working with a leading multinational business here in Cork who are looking for a strong Financial Accountant, fluent in German, to join their highly ambitious team. Working in one of Ireland’s few global finance centres, this is an opportunity to get involved in traditional month-end close activity along with a number of varied projects. 

Reporting to an experienced Finance Manager and working as part of a team of skilled, smart and dedicated accountants, you will quickly become a key part of helping put Cork firmly on the map for this global organisation.


The role will be broad and contain a mix of close and project activity. Broadly speaking you will be:

  • Fully responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual corporate reporting to US Headquarters for relevant European/Global entities
  • Preparing local GAAP income statements in partnership with an array of internal and external stakeholders
  • Business partnering with key stakeholders locally, in country and in the corporate HQ on an array of continuous process improvements and innovative solutions so the business can operate in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Liaising with Global HQ and submit relevant business unit results to group for consolidation
  • Participating in and coordination of projects that require creativity and analytical skills – these will enable you to evolve your project management and business process transformation experience to a whole new level


  • This role will suit an ambitious qualified accountant that wants to prove themselves in a rapidly changing, innovative environment
  • Qualified accountant with some multinational accounting experience, either through audit exposure or having trained/worked in a global/EMEA finance hub
  • Experience with US GAAP and SAP is desirable
  • Strong technical skills
  • Given the global entities this role will have responsibility for, the ideal person must have strong fluency in both English and German


Barden’s Accounting and Tax recruitment practice is where finance professionals go before they start looking for a job. Make sure you get expert advice about your Accounting / Tax career from Barden first – your future is just too important to leave to chance.

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Working with Jonathan’s team
Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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