Head of Accounting

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as Head of Accounting.

Tasks & responsibilities:

•       Implement and roll out new accounting standards including trainings and maintain current accounting policies and procedures.

•       Responsible for all Accounting operations for all legal entities worldwide and ensure compliance with IFRS standards, Siemens guidelines and local law.

•       Ensures preparation, external reporting and consolidation of financial statements and related disclosures, for all assigned organization units.

•       Planning, organizing and coordinating the month/quarter/year-end close process with internal and external auditors.

•       Manages transfer of accounting and transactional services to 3rd party accounting service provider (incl. but not limited to intercompany clearing, account reconciliations, fixed assets, AP, AR, indirect tax and payroll accounting).

•       Responsible for specific topics including inventory, GR/IR and intangibles.

•       Treasury management including pensions accounting, hedging, insurance, guarantees, banking and financing as needed.

•       Identifies process improvement potentials in accounting processes, and proposes remedial measures or projects.

•       Serves as contact to other Corporate Finance & Controlling functions to clarify business cases, as far as accounting is concerned.

•       Supports Shareholder Controlling objectives for accounting related activities.

•       Manages the Accounting organization, hiring, training and retaining competent accounting staff internally and in cooperation with 3rd party service provider.

•       Responsible for developing the budget for the accounting function and 3rd party services.

•       Maintain governance of all accounting topics and ensure appropriate internal controls.

Qualifications & Experience:

•       At least 3 years experience in senior managerial leadership role of managing a full accounting function

•       Min. requirement of 10-15 years in the area of accounting & controlling with extensive experience in leading and developing an accounting organization

•       Experience in international company or as an external auditor

•       Applied experience and knowledge of IFRS

•       Accounting degree or similar. CPA and prior ERP implementation experience is a plus

Attributes & Skills

•       Strong accounting background, good analytical skills with the ability to take data and turn into meaningful reporting to management

•       Strong communication, organizational, technology and leadership skills

•       Strong SAP knowledge and experience in FICO and COPA modules

Fluent in English (written and spoken)

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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