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Accounts Manager

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

Role Overview

At Safeguard Global we provide all the services necessary for a business to grow its organization globally. We have an opportunity for an experienced leader to manage our accounting, and tax services business in Germany. This leader will manage a small team of accounting professionals dedicated to providing accounting services locally.

In this role, the Accounting Manager delivering finance and accounting outsourcing will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage a small team of accounting professionals to deliver high quality, on time, tax compliance and filings for our clients.
  • Monitor the individual performance, identifying deficiencies in skill sets to improve training and the overall development of Safeguard talent, complete timely performance reviews.
  • Develop exceptional talent, through proactive recruiting plans, careful employee development plans, and timely succession planning maps.


  • Prepare month end reports, deliver, and review with client’s CFO as required.
  • Prepare budget, perform monthly analysis to actuals and complete variance analysis.
  • Perform additional accounting functions as outlined in client contract
  • Assist/participate with internal Safeguard and external client audits as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent
  • Thorough working knowledge of German GAAP
  • Wirtschaftsprufer designation (Public Accountant)
  • Proficient in speaking and writing both German and English required.
  • Ability to manage a work from home/hybrid team
  • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Aptitude for analytical thinking and creative solutions
  • Confident decision maker
  • Proven relationship building skills.
  • Track record of successfully balancing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.