Finance Assistant (Junior Accountant - French speaking)

Finance | Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany

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Icebreaker is one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry. We’re a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 3000 stores across 43 countries.

We’re also a network of talented people who care about each other and believe deeply in what we do. We’re diverse, passionate, hardworking and fun. We work in an environment where you can be yourself and make a difference. We imagine the future and create it.

We’re looking for an experienced Junior Accountant to join our Finance team based at our Starnberg office in Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany.

Reporting to the Head of Finance – Europe, you’ll be responsible for providing agreed financial administration services to the region/markets as agreed in the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Europe Regional Service Finance team and the region/market GM/s to enable the sales teams to achieve their revenue & profit targets.

To be successful in this role you’ll have:

• equivalent of 2-3 years’ experience in an accounting role

• relevant Finance/Accounting tertiary qualification

• fluent French and excellent English language abilities (Spanish/German would be beneficial but not essential)

• experience with ERP systems, preferably Microsoft AX

• strong MS Office skills, especially Excel

• sound knowledge of accountancy and bookkeeping standards in France and another European country that Icebreaker operates in

• outstanding customer service standards

• high level of accuracy and attention to detail

• strong problem solving capability and skill

• great time-management and prioritizing skills

• excellent communication skills - must be able to explain financial principles to people with no accounting background

You’ll also be:

• Active in nature

• The type of person who excites & connects with everyone they meet

• Drawn in by our story

• Someone who seeks out challenges & proactively solves problems

• Honest & open & quick to bounce back from knock backs

• Plays well in teams and highly collaborative

• Proactive with a flexible approach and someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

• Able to manage multiple priorities and projects

• Able to adapt to change and successfully work within areas of ambiguity

• Proven to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressured creative environment

If this opportunity feels like something you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you’d be right for Icebreaker.

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