General Ledger Accountant (m/f)

  • Competitive
  • Starnberg, Bayern, Germany
  • Contract, Full time
  • Munich International School
  • 14 Sep 16

Munich International School (MIS), located in Starnberg, South of Munich, Germany, is an outstanding, innovative and comprehensive international school for students aged 4 to 18 years. An inspirational faculty and staff create an exceptional learning environment that motivates all students to be globally‐minded, academically successful, well‐balanced and prepared for future challenges and responsibilities. We are looking for a

As a full‐time maternity leave cover, beginning as soon as possible.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Process electronical bank statement and corresponding postings in SAP R/3
  • Fixed asset accounting in SAP R/3
  • Cover for accounts payable in SAP R/3
  • Contact point for team in regards to accounting related questions for SAP R/3 FI-GL, FI‐BL, FI‐AR and FI‐AA modules
  • Management of the funds regarding trips, student activities and athletics, fine arts, graduation etc.
  • Preparation of the year‐end audit and the adjusted year‐end for tax purposes
  • Provide support and cost analysis for educational material to the Principals and others who, within the School organization, have budgetary responsibilities
  • Monthly VAT declaration
  • Reconciliation of Payroll and Petty Cash
  • Reporting directly to the CFO

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in accounting
  • Fluent in SAP (or equivalent ERP i. e. Oracle, Navision) and all MS Office applications, in particular Outlook, Excel, Word and Access
  • Fluent in German and good English language skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and high level communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills including negotiation and dispute resolution skills
  • Experience in planning, organizing, prioritizing and coordinating work in a changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Own car beneficial

Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they are:

  • Aligned to the Mission, Vision and Values of the school
  • Inter‐culturally aware with well‐developed interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and flexible team player
  • Technologically adept

What we have to offer:

  • An exciting position in a unique, international environment
  • A modern workplace with exceptional resources
  • Remuneration: monthly salary (based on in‐house collective agreements), 13th month salary, holiday bonus, meal allowance, 35 hours per week (no home office possible)
  • Contractual terms: maternity cover; Freelance contract also possible

Application procedure:

Please check the details on our home page (

Munich International School e. V.
Schloss Buchhof, 82319 Starnberg, Germany 
Human Resources