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Accountant - Accounts Payable (d/f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich, Madrid, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona

The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio
This position can be office-based (hybrid) or fully remote from one of the following countries: Germany, Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands, or the UK. 

Bring your knowledge. Be a partner. Join our Finance, Strategy, & Legal team and use your subject-matter expertise to investigate problems, define solutions, and guide decisions as Personio’s co-pilots.

We enable the rapid but sustainable growth of Personio and ensure the financial health, legal stability, and strategic direction-setting of the organization. If you want to work and learn in an interdisciplinary team of Finance, Legal, and Strategy (“FLS”) and want to have a strong impact on Personio from day one, the FLS team is the right place for you. We see ourselves as co-pilot of our business leaders and partner collaboratively with the entire organization, to enable data-driven decision-making by providing thoughtful analysis and insights. 

We are looking for a highly motivated Accountant - Accounts Payable (m/f/d). You will be playing an important role in our Core Accounting team, actively contributing the development of the Accounts Payable function and accompanying us on our continued growth path.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
Your tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Performing accounts payable tasks in the preparation of month-end closings and annual financial statements according to HGB in compliance with deadlines
  • Processing and reconciliation of bank accounts and execution of payment runs
  • Processing of supplier invoices 
  • Reconciliation of open items and communication with suppliers
  • Processing of travel and other expenses in compliance with tax regulations
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts and sub-ledger accounts
  • Supporting fixed asset accounting and payroll accounting
  • Having impact on various projects, driving process optimization and digitalization 
  • Preparing ad-hoc analyses on financials and reportings for quality assurance and generation of insights for management 
  • Contact person for internal stakeholders, tax consultants and auditors
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • You have a degree in business administration (ideally with a focus on accounting) or comparable commercial education 
  • You have minimum of three years of relevant professional experience in accounting (experience in scale-up or capital market oriented companies is a plus)
  • You have strong German GAAP (HGB) and VAT knowledge - additional IFRS knowledge is a plus
  • You have very good knowledge of ERP systems (Workday is a plus)
  • You use efficiently and professionally Excel / Google Sheets
  • You are fluent in German and English

Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.
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