Senior Accountant - German Speaker (m/f/d) - Berlin/hybrid




About numa

Numa (formerly COSI) is a hospitality brand, offering uniquely designed apartments for the modern traveler. We develop and operate a new category of lifestyle apartments whether it is for your weekend city trip, business travel or temporary home.

Our apartments are located in the most exciting neighbourhoods and cities and make you feel like a local. Numa offers consistent quality and guest experiences no matter where your next trip will take you. To achieve our mission Numa is building a proprietary technology and data platform connecting hospitality services, real estate and guest experiences. For our Accounting team, we are looking for a smart, diligent and experienced accounting professional to whom we can entrust the accounting of our major entities (apartments, holding and sub-holdings).

Your mission

  • Overseeing our entire account process while executing monthly closing procedures of our legal entitites and locations (while respecting closing deadlines, of course)

  • Developing our accounting procedures and improving accuracy across the board, including dealing with asset booking, accrual management and deferred income

  • Turbocharging the quality of monthly/quarterly closings to achieve readiness for audit and transition to IFRS

  • Taking ownership of the balance sheets for your entities and anticipating/running corrects where needed

  • Advising the company on complex accounting topics and clarifying concepts where needed, including issues around launch phases, intercompany and international transactions

  • Sculpting and training your junior colleagues in daily accounting tasks while giving valuable input to your teamlead to continuously improve our accounting setup

  • Collaborating closely with internal terms and external accounting providers to manage the exchange of necessary data, checking and supporting the completion of tasks and open question

  • Welcoming accounting questions both simple and detailed as our go-to guru for all things related to your entities 

Your profile

  • Education: University diploma with a background in Business Administration or trained/certified accountant/Bilanzbuchhalter 

  • Experience: 3-5 years of professional experience in Accounting, ideally in a digital/ start-up environment

  • Skills: You must have experience in effectively comprehending and resolving complex issues and the ability to understand and closely work with multiple internal and external stakeholders. We’re looking for someone experienced in HGB standard, though experience in IFRS is a big plus. Basic knowledge in consolidation is a huge asset! As our Senior Accountant, you must be a proficient user of standard accounting software (e.g. NAV, DATEV/Netsuite/Lucanet would be a plus). Additionally, you must be business fluent in German and English. Any further language knowledge is a bonus

  • Characteristics: We’re looking for someone who is a self-driven, hands-on, solution-oriented team player.  You’ll need to be methodical and exhibit a high attention to detail. If you’re a good communicator and able to work between teams with ease, it’s even better

  • Availability: As this is a full-time position, you’ll need to have availability of at least 40 hours per week

Why us?

It’s not just all work and no play at numa. Our employees are our greatest asset, so we aim to keep you happy! Here are some of the benefits awaiting you should you choose us. 

Work however (and wherever) is best for you

  • Flexible hours and remote working options free you up to work at your own pace and in your own space

  • Strut your style—there’s no dress code here, though we’ll gladly outfit you with some company swag to wear

  • Check out and give feedback on a numa property for yourself as part of our Employee Experience program

Join the team in the heart of Berlin

  • Our office is right off Friedrichstraße, so you’ll be in the centre of Berlin’s bustling business corridor. With a ton of busses and U-bahn options around, your commute will always be short 

  • Enjoy all the comforts of a Berlin startup—free coffee and artisanal teas, snacks, team-bonding events and Feierabend drinks

Stay connected—for less

  • We’ll give you everything you need to stay connected and productive. Laptops, headphones, whatever you need

  • Get discounts across Germany with a handy Travel Industry Card, including offers for trains, planes, hotels, wellness, sightseeing and more

Health & happiness

  • Work up a little sweat with a free Gympass subscription and tons of fitness opportunities across Berlin

  • Do a little meditating, turn up the focus or doze off to sleep with a free Calm app subscription

  • We’re a totally family-friendly workplace and we understand that your family always takes precedence

Grow & develop with us!

  • We’re a hyper-growth tech start-up in Europe, backed by leading VCs, so your role grows alongside the company

  • Take charge in an environment where you, your work and your ideas matter—and have an impact

  • Expand your professional and personal horizons with workshops and team events

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