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Junior Accountant, Germany/Austria at Marley Spoon

Junior Accountant, Germany/Austria

Marley Spoon Berlin, DE Full Time
Required languages: German
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Marley Spoon is committed to bringing delightful, market-fresh and easy cooking back to the people while building a sustainable supply chain for a waste-free world. Our renowned chefs create inspiring and mouth-watering recipes every week, our customers select what they would like to cook, and we deliver the recipes with all the ingredients they need. We’re a publicly listed company (ASX: MMM), operating across 3 continents and in 8 countries with over +1500 employees worldwide. We are using technology to re-invent the global food supply chain to reduce unethical food waste. In order to achieve this, we are solving challenging problems in taste profiling, behaviour prediction and real-time logistics. However, one thing remains simple: Marley Spoon exists because we love cooking, and we love eating!

The Finance team at Marley Spoon is growing, with a mission to provide business partnership using best-in-class financial data and analysis. Our aim is to help the company make the right, fact-based decisions to move the business forward. As part of this effort, we are now looking for an exceptional DE/AT Junior Accountant!

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate is an analytical detail-oriented individual who will process our accounting records for our operations in Germany and Austria. You will be responsible for maintaining some accounting routines (e.g. PSP A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets, VAT, and bank transactions) under the DE/AT Senior Accountant’s supervision. The ideal candidate will serve as the right hand to the DE/AT Senior Accountant on all accounting matters.

What you will do:

This is a hands-on role that will support all areas of the business and senior leadership for the EU segment of Marley Spoon. Expected tasks will include:

● Support the Senior Accountant in owning the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing activities of the EU segment, including contributing to the preparation of consolidated financial statements (IFRS) and statutory financial statements (HGB)

● Register invoices (First-In, First-Out) timely and accurately according to the Group’s accounting policies and instructions given by the Accounting, Controllership, and FP&A teams

● Process and submit team members’ expenses and reimbursements, getting details right and according to the Travel & Living policy

● Partner with the Controllership and FP&A teams to check missing invoices

● Review vendor ledger entries and investigate issues with a high level of accuracy

● Partner with Marketing, Logistics, Digital, and People Ops teams to delight our vendors, providing them timely answers

● Import bank transaction data, PSP A/R, and IFRS-consolidation entries

● Post released invoices and correct errors, if any

● Support Senior Accountant in reporting VAT transactions

● Gather, summarize and analyze a significant amount of transactional data and make reasonable conclusions to facilitate key accounting and business decisions

● Liaise with the Controllership and FP&A teams to help bridge the financial picture from transactions to expected business outcomes

● Develop, implement and maintain internal standards, processes and routines based on group requirements and introduce new processes/improvements as deemed appropriate

● Participate on a quarterly basis in physical inventory counts if necessary

The EU is Marley Spoon’s most complex region spread over Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden:

● ~EUR 40 m region

● 200 full time associates

● One fulfillment center in the Netherlands

● Two brands (Marley Spoon, Dinnerly)

● Matrixed functions

Who you will work with:

You will interact with the global Marley Spoon finance team, especially the centralized accounting function based in Berlin, Germany. Additionally, you will work side-by-side with our business teams, based in Berlin, ranging from HR to Digital, helping bridge the gap between finance and daily HQ and operating activities.


Who we believe can excel in this role:

An individual with:

● A few years of relevant work experience in Finance, Accounting and/or Controllership functions

● Experience in consumer products/manufacturing environments preferred

● Experience with local and European VAT regulation preferred

● Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment where change is constant

● Exceptional analytical skills and clear communication style

● Eye for detail while being able to take a step back and understand the bigger picture

● Proactive, solution-oriented problem solver

● Ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization, including individuals outside of the finance function, across multiple time zones

● Bachelors or Masters Degree in Finance/Accounting required, CPA and/or ACCA preferred

● Public Accounting experience a plus

● Proficiency with Microsoft Navision (or Microsoft Business Central) preferred

● Fluency in English and German


What’s in it for you:

● The opportunity to actively shape the vision and direction of Finance at Marley Spoon

● Joining an international and diverse team of high-achieving and fun colleagues

● Helping grow an organization committed to solving everyday problems in a sustainable way

● The challenge of working in one of the fastest growing start-ups in Europe

● Fun team events and a flat organization structure

● Our meal kit, free and delivered home for you to try! Delicious food occasionally delivered from the test-kitchen (location dependent)

● Participation in Marley Spoon’s success with an outstanding employee share option program

● Flexible work hours and remote work policy


Recommended Skills

Fixed Asset
Annual Reports
Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants
Financial Statements

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