Accounting and Business Administration Manager (m/f/x)

Job description

UP42 is changing the way geospatial data is accessed and analysed. The developer platform and marketplace bring together multiple sources of data such as satellite imagery, weather data, and more—with algorithms to identify objects, detect change, and find patterns. Industry leaders use UP42 to inform business decisions and build scalable customer solutions.


We are looking for an Accounting and Business Administration Manager (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin. Take the unique chance to build reporting, processes and software infrastructure for the Corporate Venture support functions.


About the role:

  • As Accounting Manager
    • Help the Accounting department to maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting invoices, policies and procedures

    • Ensure that accounts payables are paid in a timely manner and the accounts receivables are collected promptly

    • Take ownership of assigned accounting operations and processes

    • Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal controls

  • As Business Administration Manager
    • Be part of the Finance & Compliance team and take an active role in making sure to secure the proper processes for the company and development of its business while ensuring proper ways of working in a "corporate venture mode"

    • Ensure the application of the mother company internal processes and guidelines in the fields of Procurement, Compliance, KnowYourCustomer / KnowYourSupplier, Export Control, Commercial contracts and offers

    • Work on the implementation of lean processes and automation projects, respectively with our Product and BI teams

    • Take ownership of assigned operations and processes

Job requirements

About you:

  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting, consulting or auditing position

  • Graduated with a business administration degree with focus on accounting or procurement

  • Willing to grow your business acumen in the fields of Internal control, compliance, systems and processes

  • High level of integrity, applying the key company rules and processes

  • High proficiency with Google Suite / Microsoft Office

  • Excellent team working, system thinking capabilities and communication skills

  • Datev or ERP experience is a plus

  • Fluency in German and English, both spoken and written

About us:

  • The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective

  • Hybrid and flexible working model - you can choose to work from the comfort of your home or join your colleagues in our modern office in the heart of Kreuzberg

  • Inspiring international team, fun and productive environment

  • Competitive salary package and other great benefits

  • Regular team events, team updates and get-togethers

  • Development budget: we help you grow and you grow UP42!

  • Challenges, space for creativity and taking ownership

Does this sound like a good next step into your geospatial career? If so, we look forward to receiving your application in English.


Our culture is one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated. We seek to recruit the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background and/or belief—and strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We also value more than the skills and experiences outlined in this job description. Even if you think you only fill 60% of the requirements for this role - we would still like to consider your application.