Amer Sports ( is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Suunto, Peak Performance and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets.

POSITION TITLE: Financial Controller
LOCATION: Garching near Munich, Germany

  • Financial policy execution and development
  • Internal control policy execution and development
  • Preparation of financial statements according to IFRS and HGB
  • Preparation and documentation of monthly and yearly internal reporting
  • Review of monthly financial statements in SAP and Hyperion, close cooperation with business controlling and business management
  • Support audits (esp. statutory and tax audits)
  • Participate in project work based on further development of accounting and finance processes
  • Support for external reporting (statistics, transfer price documentation, tax reporting)
  • Support in tax compliance
  • Observe changes in local legislation and initiate changes and improvements
  • Local finance tasks (administration / contract management)
  • Ad hoc tasks in the areas of accounting, reporting and taxes
  • Point of contact internally
    • for AFSS (Shared Service Center)
    • Business Controlling
    • HR (payroll process)
    • local Management
  • Point of contact externally
  • Liaising with
    • local auditors
    • tax authorities
    • banks
    • insurance companies
    • contract partners

  • University degree (preferably in Finance or Business Administration)
  • 3+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience in an international environment
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month end / year end closing processes
  • Excellent knowledge of HGB / IFRS
  • High level of system and PC skills (SAP, Microsoft office, esp. Excel)
  • Language skills: German and English (fluent speaking and writing)

  • Knowledge of local and international compliance requirements in the areas of statutory accounting and taxes
  • Structured and organized work approach
  • Used to work precisely and autonomously
  • Adhere to given deadlines
  • Good communicative skills: communication across borders and functional areas
  • Proactive attitude of working in a team
  • Adapting and responding to change and improvements
  • Desire to take on responsibility

  • An interesting role in exciting industry
  • Career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team

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