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RTL Group S.A. | Potsdam

Shared Service Center Accounting Project Lead (m/f)

Contract - Full Time
01. November 2018

Your challenge:

The position is based at RTL Group Financial Services GmbH in Potsdam, Germany and requires frequent travels to our subsidiaries in Europe and worldwide.

  •  You will manage a multinational restructuring project within the RTL Group focusing on the accounting area and the related organisational setup, which also involves the harmonization of our ERP landscape;
  •  You will implement a full scope Finance SSC covering as a minimum the following processes: O2C, P2P, R2R, Bank and Treasury, Reporting;
  •  You will also prepare and implement a concept for the continuous improvement to optimise existing processes as well as design and implement new processes/controls/dashboard;
  •  You will establish reporting structures for the project team and build pleasant working relationships with project stakeholders and involved departments of RTL Group.

Your profile:

  • University degree in business administration or information management;
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in SSC Accounting or Consulting, with at least 2 years Accounting Auditing Manager experience in a big 4 public accounting firm;
  • Professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, StB, WP) a plus;
  • In-depth knowledge about IFRS, German GAAP (HGB), Income taxes, and VAT;
  • Knowledge of full sets of account with a good command of internal control principles;
  • Willingness to familiarise with IT systems and to collaborate with IT teams of RTL Group locally and at group level;
  • Knowledge and skill in supervisory practices and principles;
  • Proficient with MS Office applications with in-depth knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other applications;
  • A good team player who is also pro-active, meticulous and able to work under tight deadlines;
  • Fluent in German and English; other European languages is a plus;
  • Experience in project management; excellent delivery skills;
  • Strong skills in Leadership, Change management (experienced in engaging staff and customers), Communication (team, business, corporate center, auditors, advisors, etc.);
  • Have a positive work attitude. Self-starter, and result driven style.

About our company:

RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 60 television channels and 30 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group’s content production arm, Fremantle, is one of the largest international creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. Fremantle has an international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries, producing over 12,500 hours of original programming and distributing over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the on-demand services of its broadcasters, the multi-platform networks BroadbandTV, StyleHaul, Divimove, United Screens and Fremantle’s more than 300 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns the advanced video ad serving platform SpotX. For more information, please visit and follow RTL Group on Twitter @rtlgroup. RTL Group – Entertain. Inform. Engage.
  • to be part of a growth oriented leader in the global media industry,

  • to join an employer with an entrepreneurial, and collaborative company culture

  • to join a team of international professionals

  • to take on and manage autonomously challenging projects

  • to develop your technical, financial and project management skills in an  international setting, on the job and supported by appropriate training measures

Moreover we offer an attractive remuneration package, in line with the market and the positions’ requirements.


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