Head of Accounting, DACH (m/f/d)

Berlin | Finance

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Head of Accounting, DACH (m/f/d)

Head of Accounting, DACH (m/f/d)

Berlin | Finance

Head of Accounting, DACH 

Reporting to the VP of Accounting, Infarm's ‘Head of Accounting’ is responsible for Infarm’s accounting and tax functions. This is a unique opportunity to define, shape and manage a dedicated team within the Finance department focused on the day-to-day Accounting activities across the DACH region.

A successful candidate in this position will thrive in a fast paced work environment that requires strong collaboration and coordination with many different teams across the company in a bid to drive ad-hoc processes to improve efficiency and compliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our DACH accounting team and be in charge of future development of the department (Disciplinary and technical management responsibilities)
  • Coordinate and monitor all ongoing bookkeeping activities across DACH (General Ledger / Accounts Payables / Accounts Receivables)
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial statements in a timely coordination aligned to the HGB for all companies
  • Manage periodic tax reporting (VAT, Corporate tax, etc.) together with external providers 
  • Be the contact person for external stakeholders such as banks, payment service providers
  • Analyse existing Finance and Accounting processes and identify gaps in order to improve productivity 
  • Review and challenge existing purchase processes, document management and approval workflows
  • Prepare financial statements according to HGB
  • Own effective cash flow and working capital management processes

Requirements:

  • University degree in a business-related field with a focus on finance / accounting or Accounting equivalent experience
  • 3+ years professional experience in an auditing or tax consulting company
  • 4+ years experience in a similar management position with at least 1 year working experience in a Start-up
  • In-depth knowledge of national (HGB) and ideally international accounting (IFRS)
  • First hand experience working with DATEV and Lucanet
  • Strong Excel skills are essential for this role
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Hands on mentality is a key
  • Excellent working skills in German and English 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with experience in building and managing teams

What we offer

  • Take opportunities: Join Infarm as we expand across the globe and change the future of farming
  • Drive Impact: Be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers
  • Accelerate Growth: A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues

What's also in it for you

  • Stay up-to-date: Regular global & regional All-hands meetings and Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Meet your colleagues: Join our various ERGs about D&I, sports, or virtual social activities
  • Take some time off: 30 days of annual paid time off, and an extra day off on your birthday
  • Be well: 24/7 professional counseling and various internal Health & Wellness initiatives (Yoga, Diet & Nutrition, and many more) 
  • Travel to Work: Free monthly BVG ticket and subsidised Swapfiets Bike Program
  • Enjoy your meal: Choose between subsidised meal vouchers or a free onsite lunch, and additional snacks & drinks 
  • Save Up: Subscribe to your corporate pension scheme and look out for corporate discounts with more than 800 brands

Who we are

Passionate to eat better, Infarm was founded in Berlin in 2013 by Osnat Michaeli and the brothers Erez and Guy Galonska. With the aim to share the goodness of own-grown produce with everyone, they developed a smart modular farming system, that allows distribution of farms throughout the urban environment, growing fresh produce in any available space and fulfilling any market demand. 

Today, with cutting edge R&D, patented technologies, and a leading multi-disciplinary team, Infarm is growing a global farming network helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of our food. 

Be part of the Infarm (r)evolution and help people to take back ownership of their food. 

 

NOTE: For best consideration please apply before 15th May 2022

 

Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to grow an inclusive environment, where everyone can thrive, regardless of your background and circumstances. We nurture diversity because we appreciate the uniqueness and differences between people. Each employee’s distinctive experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints helps us build a resilient environment, where we can all learn, grow, and create great things together. All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of age, gender identity or expression, language, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, culture, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation. 

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