Head of Accounting Principles & External Reporting (m/f/d)

Head of Accounting Principles & External Reporting (m/f/d)

Job ID:  34435

Regensburg, DE, 93055

As Head of Accounting Principles & External Reporting (m/f/d) you will be the contact for our various internal stakeholders as well as our external auditors and have the responsibility for the Quarterly and Annual Report. In addition, training of the organization is part of your responsibilities.


Your new responsibilities:

  • Advise and direct internal stakeholders to act in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for external reporting and apply accounting principles
  • External reporting e. g. Annual Report including preparation of Financial Statements and coordination of required input
  • Preparation of the accounting specific parts of the Annual Report and Quarterly Reports
  • Handling of annual, quarterly, monthly and case-related accounting issues
  • Updates of the Accounting Guidelines (Financial Reporting Manual) and Definition of Group Accounting Policies
  • Continuous monitoring of accounting standards in accordance with legal requirements or internal issues
  • Implementation of new IASB standards
  • Collaboration with group auditors
  • Creation of the Dependency Report
  • Participation in projects, in particular M&A projects


Your profile:

  • University degree in Economics with a focus on Finance and Accounting
  • Profound professional experience at an accounting firm or in the financial and accounting department of an industrial company
  • Certified Public Accountant (German: Wirtschaftsprüfer) exam recommended
  • Several years of professional experience with creating consolidated financial statements preferably for a globally acting company in a stock-listed environment
  • Project management experience preferably in the field of accounting (e. g. new IFRS implementation, compliance with regulatory standards etc.)
  • Experience in leading cross-functional global teams as well as natural leaderships skills
  • Intercultural sensitivity and very good cross-culture communication and understanding
  • Business fluent German and English language skills (written and spoken)


Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Franziska Popp 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge drive systems for sustainable mobility. With intelligent system solutions and components for electric, hybrid, and internal combustion drive systems, Vitesco Technologies is making mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product portfolio includes electric drives, electronic controls, sensors and actuators, and exhaust gas treatment solutions. In 2022, Vitesco Technologies generated sales of around €9.07 billion and employs a workforce of around 38,000 employees at 50 locations. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.