Senior General Ledger Accountant

Please note: This role provides the flexibility to work remotely from any location within the European Union (CET timezone), contingent upon possessing a proficient understanding/knowledge/experience of German tax laws and HGB requirements. However, it’s important to mention that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Are you ready for a Game-Changing Career Experience?

At EFG (ESL FACEIT GROUP) we create worlds beyond gameplay, where players and fans become a community. We pride ourselves in having a corporate social responsibility which is that “IT’S NOT GG, UNTIL IT’S GG FOR ALL”. Our passion, craft, and DNA are aligned to create and shape the world of esports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events, and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, and heroes, as well as through our people, and culture. 

The Senior GL Accountant is responsible to prepare the general ledger for monthly, quarterly and annual closing. This role is responsible for complete, accurate and timely submission to the global Corporate Accounting department according to the internal reporting deadlines. 

You will be part of our Global Accounting Shared Service Center. As a key member of the General Ledger Accounting team, you will collaborate closely with various finance departments across the company and be essential to comply with local regulations. This position reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger ensuring compliance with the Company’s accounting guidelines. 

This role is also considered the local expert, who takes responsibility for the adjustments required to comply with local GAAP compared to IFRS Accounting standards and to comply with local tax regulations. 

What you’ll do:

  • Preparing account reconciliations and the necessary documentation following the internal processes and  policies in a timely matter and investigating deviations as assigned
  • Collaborating with other departments such as HR and Controlling to obtain necessary information to record monthly, quarterly or annual accruals, allocations, provisions, valuations and other adjustments 
  • Taking responsibility for the usage of the individual general ledger accounts and that the journals are in line with EFG’s Accounting policies 
  • Running the depreciation calculation on the fixed assets and recording them on the general ledger accounts  
  • Preparing monthly inter-company bookings and reconciliations in accordance with the internal process and policies working closely with the Global inter-company Manager. 
  • Preparing other related accounting duties as assigned
  • Contributing to continuous process improvement of processes and the workflow quality
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement of the internal control environment and external audit procedures, as applicable
  • Executing HGB adjustments as needed to ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements.

About us @EFG:

EFG is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Each of our brands plays a significant role in creating worlds beyond gameplay.

They build, connect, and nurture beyond game ecosystems to unlock more fun, fame, and fortune for gamers across the globe.

  • At ESL we create worlds where everybody can be somebody
  • At FACEIT we create a world where the community has the power to shape video games
  • At DreamHack we create a world where the gaming community comes to life
  • At DreamHack Sports Games we create a world where traditional sports meets esports

Firmly rooted in our values, EFG is an affirmative action employer that celebrates being an equal-opportunity workplace. Our unwavering commitment to fair employment extends to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, marital status, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of general accounting experience, background in public accounting, Big 4 is a plus 
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing journal entities, background in preparation of HGB reporting  is a plus 
  • Working knowledge of German tax laws and HGB
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Timely submission of monthly accounting records, tax declarations (VAT, WHT and CIT) and HGB statements

Bonus Experience: 

  • Familiarity with IFRS accounting principles and HGB regulations.
  • Key understanding of business operations.
  • Working knowledge of SAP S/4Hana public cloud.
  • Bilanzbuchhalter 

At EFG, English is the primary language of communication; hence, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Contact us

EFG owns a portfolio of brands in different categories. We are leading the industry with numerous online and offline competitions, digital platforms as well as gaming lifestyle festivals.