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Senior Accounting Manager (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

We are more than a support team. We enable the rapid but sustainable growth of Personio and ensure the financial health and legal stability of the organization. If you want to work and learn in an interdisciplinary team of Finance, Legal and Business Intelligence and want to make a difference from day one, the BIFL team is the right place for you. We are looking for you to become part of our strong team and help us to take Accounting within Finance at Personio to a best-in-class level.

To support and shape our growth journey, we are looking for a Senior Manager Accounting (m/f/d), working directly with our Head of Accounting & Tax. 

The scope of your role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Lead and perform projects to further develop and improve Accounting, including accounting-related processes
  • Assess complex accounting issues and prepare accounting memos
  • Support in the choice and documentation of accounting policies
  • Support in the preparation of a Group Accounting Guideline
  • Implement and continuously improve our internal controls system
  • Further professionalize along our growth journey (e. g. fast close, reporting)
  • Continuously improve the accounting systems landscape
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the company
  • Contact for external auditors
What you need to succeed
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in auditing and/or accounting, preferably in a “Big 4” audit firm (or equivalent) or a fast-growing B2B tech, software or SaaS environment
  • German certified public accountant (Wirtschaftsprüfer/in) or equivalent is a plus
  • Strong IFRS knowledge
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Proactive mindset with a passion to build from scratch and drive continuous improvement
  • Tech-savvy, curiosity-driven, low-ego approach to collaboration, and a willingness to take ownership and push projects to completion
  • Effective communication with stakeholders across the company, demonstrated by the ability to explain complex topics in an understandable way
Why Personio

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares
  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes
  • Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme
  • Choose between three mobility options: UNU electric scooter, JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €25 per month
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • Find your best way to work with office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 500 to 1,000+. We already have more than 4,000 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be m
ore than just another employee. Will you be one of them?



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