Financial Accountant Oportunidades profesionales

Financial Accountant (50-60%) (m/f/d)


Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF manages a network of partners, the LEI issuing organizations, to provide trusted services and open, reliable data for unique legal entity identification worldwide. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System and facilitate making the LEI a broad public good available on our website. As a result, the LEI remains the industry standard best suited to providing open and reliable data for unique legal entity identification management. Learn more at

Position summary

We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated Financial Accountant, who is responsible for the administration / bookkeeping of the relevant financial processes in relation to Switzerland and Germany including, but not limited to:

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day responsibility for Financial Accounting including financial statement preparation and reporting (interim and year end)
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual close and reporting process by preparing and reviewing P&L and balance sheet financial statements, investigating significant trends and variances and ensuring proper accounting for business unit's financial operations in compliance with Local and IFRS and GLEIF policies
  • Ensure compliance with all local regulatory agencies, where applicable, including legal entity reporting and tax reporting. Ensure all regulatory (financial and tax) filings are accurate and are completed and filed on a timely basis
  • Provide financial analysis on ad-hoc projects as designated by management
  • Ensure that all necessary internal controls are developed and included in policies and procedures and that these controls are properly performed in conjunction with adherence to GLEIF documentation and guidelines
  • Provide support during external and internal audits
  • Administration for finance relevant ERP systems

Experience and competencies for success

  • Good accounting skills with at least 2+ years of experience
  • Knowledge of IFRS, local Swiss GAAP is a plus
  • Experience with Diamant Software is mandatory
  • University degree Accounting/Finance required; professional accounting qualification (CA/CPA or equivalent) highly preferred
  • Organized, fast learner who enjoys taking the initiative. Can work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic work environment
  • High energy and to be engaged both inside and outside of normal business hours
  • Fluent spoken and written English
Department: Finance & Business Administration
Reports into: Head of Finance
Management responsibility: No
Location: Frankfurt
Scope: Part-time

All foreign applicants from outside the EU must have a valid work permit to work in Germany.

What we offer

This is an opportunity to make an impact on the transparency of the financial services and other industries in a not-for-profit, stable business that is committed to investing in the foundation, its partner relationships and its employees. You will join a highly motivated team with the mission to successfully implement the Global Legal Entity Identifier system. Compensation and benefits will be of course adequate to the position.

In addition, we offer:

  • Professional development
  • Flexible working hours
  • Multicultural organization with the office directly in the city center of Frankfurt
  • Open office space that facilitates & encourages collaboration; headphones allowed
  • Beverages & fresh fruit
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Company Phone & Notebook
  • Casual get-togethers on sunny friday afternoons on our spacious terrace

We look forward to your application. Please send your résumé alongside a letter of interest to