Compliance Officer, Leading European Mid-Market Private Equity Firm,

Recruiter
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Location
Germany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Dec 2021
Closes
23 Jan 2022
Employer Sector
Banking & Finance - Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None
REFERENCE:
10617 /25B

Our client is a very successful European mid-cap buyout firm, which has expanded into the DACH market with an office in Munich. They are now looking to hire a Compliance Officer. You will be responsible for internal controls, insurance, tax & transfer pricing. Furthermore, you will be in charge of the improvement of processes and structures. The position is based in Munich, Germany.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead the internal control, compliance and audit work
  • Ensure that all regulatory requirements are met and keep up with changes regarding compliance procedures in accounting and auditing
  • Manage transfer pricing and tax compliance process; coordinate and manage tax audits
  • Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end practices
  • Cost analysis and suggestions for cost cuts, where appropriate
  • Identify risks to delivery and propose solutions where necessary
  • Working closely with the legal team, identify and mitigate tax risks
  • Oversee the preparation of all tax papers on a regular basis and handle all information data requests in cooperation with external and internal partners
  • Manage D&O and other insurance programs; manage brokers and interact with portfolio companies
  • Support the organisation by collecting and coordinating internal compliance data with auditors and various departments
  • Address specific training and development needs to fill compliance gaps
  • Support during fundraising
  • Ensure that relevant systems are reliable, compliant and in a condition to support current activities and future growth
  • Lead and develop any co-operation partners
YOUR PROFILE:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines; an additional qualification, such as CIA, is a plus
  • Significant relevant experience in either auditing, accounting, internal controlling, structuring or tax
  • Strong technical knowledge in tax, internal controlling, compliance, auditing and structuring
  • Previous experience in Private Equity is a plus, though not a must
  • Strong IT and communication skills
  • Highly motivated, hands-on with a "can-do"-attitude
  • You can work well under pressure and strive to deliver excellence
  • Fluency in English and German is required