State Street International Accounting Expert (m/f) in Munich, Germany

State Street Corporation was founded in 1792, listed on the New York Stock exchange in 1995 (NYSE: STT) and is headquartered in Boston. Munich’s proximity to all major cities in Central Europe made it the perfect location for our first European office. Since opening our office here in 1970, we’ve built a strong presence in the region, expanding our services to meet our clients’ changing needs. We received our banking license in 1994, and have been offering depositary services for Investment Companies in Germany since 1996. In 2003, we acquired a substantial part of Deutsche Bank's Global Securities Service business, which expanded our local footprint with an office in Frankfurt. Today, State Street Bank International GmbH has branches in Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Poland, and a representative office in Denmark. With our local market knowledge and more than 700 experienced professionals (as of December 31, 2015) in our Frankfurt and Munich offices, you’ll benefit from our scalable, global capabilities and services. More importantly, you’ll experience our unwavering client focus and commitment to your success. With 10,000 employees (as of December 31, 2015) across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), we offer local investors services that span the investment spectrum, including investment servicing, investment research and trading, and investment management.

For the support of our department International Finance*in Munichwe are looking for an *International Accounting Expert (m/f) – Job ID*140584*

Major responsibilities:

  • Handles complex accounting advisory tasks, reporting to the EMEA Head of Accounting & Controls
  • Analyzes complex transactions under US-GAAP, IFRS and German GAAP in consultation with Global Accounting Policy
  • Prepares presentations & memos on various accounting topics for senior management
  • Participates in related projects, e.g. Finance Due Diligence in M&A; transactions
  • Project management for regional accounting projects (e.g. implementation of new accounting standards, policies, reporting and disclosure processes, etc.)
  • Accounting related ad-hoc requests (e.g. preparation of presentations on specific financial topics for senior management)
  • Cooperation with local Finance teams in various jurisdictions as project leader
  • Supports improvement of accounting related internal control systems for the region

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Completed Bachelor or Master degree in economics and ideally additional professional qualification (e.g. Wirtschaftsprüfer, CPA, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of international accounting standards
  • Broad practical experience in accounting
  • Several years of experience in the field of international accounting (IFRS, US-GAAP), at best with focus on the financial services industry
  • Fluency in English, fluency in German or other languages beneficial
  • Good understanding of the international accounting process and environment
  • Willingness to learn and to keep up-to-date on accounting and regulatory topics
  • Experience in working abroad and/or in multinational environments
  • Result oriented with very strong analytical, presentation and communication skills
  • Self-sufficient way of working, hands-on mentality



You are our match if you want to work in a modern office in an open, international and multicultural team with a high degree of personal responsibility, finding your own solutions and searching for personal development within a dynamic global company. We offer not only support, guidance, training and development opportunities but also exposure to an extremely interesting and broad range of tasks within a major financial services company. Contribute with your commitment to our worldwide growing success and apply now through our Job Opportunity Portal your salary expectations.

Job Title: International Accounting Expert (m/f)

Job ID: 140584

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: Germany - Munich