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IFRS Financial Reporting Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Vienna, Austria
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission:

As an IFRS Specialist, your mission is to leverage your extensive expertise and experience to provide expert guidance on complex IFRS issues. You will lead the seamless implementation of new standards, ensuring our organisation stays at the forefront of compliance and accuracy. Your dedication to developing comprehensive accounting policies and delivering precise consolidated financial statements will drive our commitment to excellence in financial reporting. With your strong organisational and communication skills, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our financial audits and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in accounting practices.

What you’ll do

  • Tackle and resolve complex IFRS queries and issues, ensuring full compliance with the latest standards and regulations.
  • Spearhead the implementation of new IFRS standards across the organisation, including impact assessments, policy development, and stakeholder training.
  • Develop and maintain cutting-edge accounting policies and procedures aligned with IFRS requirements.
  • Deliver consolidated IFRS financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis, collaborating closely with Financial Controlling on monthly management reporting.
  • Support the financial audit of consolidated financial statements and efficiently handle requests from our year-end auditors.

Who you are

  • You bring over 4 years of professional experience from multinational or publicly traded companies.
  • A certified accountant or possess higher education with a strong focus on group accounting.
  • You have expert knowledge of IFRS and, ideally, Austrian GAAP (UGB).
  • You are fluent in English, with German skills being a valuable plus.
  • You possess exceptional organisational and communication skills, with a knack for prioritising tasks, deliverables, and meeting deadlines efficiently.

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.