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Head of Accounting Germany



Accounting & Finance
Munich, Germany · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
FINN makes mobility fun and sustainable. With a flexible car subscription, we bring a true e-commerce experience to car ownership and offset all CO2 emissions along the way. Join our fast-growing company to build the most popular auto e-commerce platform. We work with the best car brands in the world and are backed by leading global investors.
Your Role
As our Head of Accounting, you are responsible for leading and expanding FINN’s accounting team in Germany, consisting of 8 talented professionals. Your role involves overseeing all daily accounting activities and our monthly and yearly closing under German GAAP (HGB). In your role, you constantly question our existing accounting setup and push automation wherever possible. You become the go-to-expert for all accounting-related topics and work closely with our CFO, external partners and authorities on a daily basis.

Your Benefits

  • This role is based in Munich with flexibility to work from home. We prefer to have our Head of Accounting present at the HQ for at least 1 week a month.
  • Competitive salary, significant virtual equity share of the company, and an attractive company pension plan
  • Substantial room for growth and a yearly personal development budget of 3.000€.
  • Flexible working hours as well as Kindergarten allowance (300€ per child per month)
  • Access to discounted gym memberships, and attractive mobility options (e.g. discounts for FINN cars via JobAuto or JobRad.

Your Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for leading and growing the accounting team in Germany and for supporting each team member's professional growth.
  • You implement best-in-class accounting processes exploiting the possibilities of our new ERP system SAP S/4HANA and additional tools to make our accounting team as efficient as possible and to ensure full compliance with the latest regulations in Germany. Here you work closely with our Product Managers and Software Engineers to push automation wherever possible.
  • You oversee our general ledger accounting and ensure that the monthly and yearly closing for all German entities are quality-checked and submitted on time. In your role, you focus on improving the cycle time of our monthly closing processes and increasing the accuracy of our financial statements.
  • You oversee our asset accounting, accounts receivable accounting and accounts payable accounting on a daily basis. Together with the other Departments and our Software Engineers you streamline the upstream processes (e.g. invoice-to-cash, procure-to-pay processes) to reduce the manual workload and improve the incoming data quality.
  • You become an integral part of our international accounting organization by preparing individual and consolidated financial statements for the German sub-group. You work closely with Group Reporting in the preparation of consolidated financial statements under IFRS and in the definition and implementation of accounting policies.

Your Profile

  • You hold a university degree in Accounting or a finance related field of study. Professional certifications are a major plus (Wirtschaftsprüfer, Steuerberater or CFA).
  • You have 5+ years of relevant work experience in Accounting, Controlling, and/or Audit with at least 2 years of leadership experience.
  • You are an Accounting expert with profound knowledge of HGB, StG and IFRS.
  • You are experienced in leading a team on a daily basis and possess excellent communication skills to excite others.
  • You have a proven track record in project and stakeholder management.
  • You demonstrate a structured and organized work style, ensuring tasks are executed efficiently.
  • You maintain great attention to detail while also keeping sight of the big picture.
  • You are proficient in implementing automated accounting processes. Prior working experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Fluent in German and English.
Interested in Joining our Fast-Growing Startup?
Please upload your CV and transcripts online. Our Hiring Managers Victoria Schuster and Zohal Mir are looking forward to your application and will get back to you as soon as possible!
Equal Employment Opportunity
FINN is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type relating to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We’re revolutionizing car ownership by breaking down barriers to access and are committed to creating a team that is reflective of our customers. We embrace and celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.