(Senior) Accounting 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 (Senior) Accounting Manager (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin. 


About the role:

  • Take an active role in setting up the financial processes of the company
  • Lead the accounting department, be the owner of the financial accounting operations and ensure the data quality of the financial statements
  • Maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting invoices, policies and procedures
  • Ensure that account payables are paid in a timely manner and the account receivables are collected promptly
  • You are the first contact for accounting topics and contact person for the local management as well as for external service providers, e.g. auditors or tax consultant
  • Make sure that company complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

  • Organise and manage a system of management cost reports, provide analysis, propose recovery actions when needed

  • Help the Finance Manager to coordinate and prepare monthly, quarterly, yearly reports and ad-hoc financial analysis

Job requirements

About you:

  • At least 3 years of previous experience in an accounting, controlling and/or auditing position

  • Experience with Digital Finance Solutions as well as Datev Unternehmen Online accounting software / ERP transition experience would be an advantage

  • Graduated with an accounting degree or similar

  • High proficiency with Google Suite / Microsoft Office

  • Auditing, accounting, and corporate finance knowledge

  • Excellent team working, system thinking capabilities and communication skills

  • 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

  • Nice office with everything you need to enjoy your work 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-to-gathers

  • 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 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.