Speedinvest and our portfolio of startups are always hiring exceptional talent!
Browse open jobs below to find your next career move.

Senior Accounting Manager (f/d/m)



Accounting & Finance
Munich, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

FERNRIDE is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to Diversity & Inclusion because we want to celebrate everyone's differences and individuality. We aim for empowering our employees working together, individually and bringing the best ideas to life. We strive to create an open, safe space in which you feel encouraged to speak up and be heard. Be authentic and simply be you!

What will you do?

As Senior Accounting Manager, you will be an early team member and an integral part of the emerging Finance department. You will have the unique opportunity to build and shape a scalable accounting environment, where your experience will help us to improve continuously. Your responsibilities will include improving our existing and establishing new accounting processes and solutions. In your role, you will report directly to the Head of Finance and will have the opportunity to grow and evolve within the team.

Leave your footprint by:

  • taking over the professional management and development of the accounting team
  • ensuring proper monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB)
  • being responsible for our general ledger accounts.
  • continuously improve our accounting systems and procedures and guide the transition from external to in-house accounting.
  • working together with our tax advisors in Germany, you coordinate the fulfilment of all tax requirements and are the first point of contact for all ongoing tax issues.

What you will bring to the team?

  • Fluency in German and English
  • You hold a degree as a qualified accountant (Bilanzbuchhalter:in) or comparable qualification.
  • Proven work experience in auditing and/or accounting, preferably in a “Big 4” audit firm or a fast-growing B2B tech, or software environment.
  • Experience in a Software as a Service (SAAS) and/ or licensing business models is a plus.
  • You are an experienced user in DATEV.
  • In-depth knowledge of German accounting standards (HGB). IFRS is a plus.
  • You are able to do advance sales tax returns ("Umsatzsteuervoranmeldungen”).
  • Strong analytical skills combined with the ability to drive projects in a dynamic environment.

What we offer @FERNRIDE

Working with FERNRIDE means accomplishments are based on team effort, so all my colleagues and I benefit from:

  • Company shares
  • 1000 EUR Learning & Development budget per year
  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid work model
  • Up to six weeks of remote work across Europe
  • Team events and quarterly offsites
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun-loving culture
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Snacks / beverage

Who we are

FERNRIDE offers scalable automation solutions for yard trucking that increase productivity, promote sustainability, and improve worker safety. We employ a human-assisted automation approach, which allows for remote takeovers of electric trucks when necessary. This ensures seamless integration and reliable operations for logistics operators. With over a decade of research and high-profile customers, including Volkswagen, HHLA, DB Schenker, and BSH, FERNRIDE uses cutting-edge technology to address major industry challenges, such as driver shortages and the negative environmental impact of logistics operations.