Part-Time Accountant

Added: February 10, 2024
About Constellr

We are operating in the NewSpace and Agri-Tech sectors, combining engineering, Earth Observation, and agronomy to address one of the biggest challenges of our time: how to ensure global food security!

With offices in Brussels , Freiburg , and Munich we are a diverse team, comprised of highly motivated and passionate professionals who share a common vision to revolutionise decision-making in tomorrow’s smart farming industry.

Our Mission

constellr is at the forefront of precise temperature monitoring from space. Our technology delivers the market's most accurate and dependable thermal data with our Land Surface Temperature model excelling in precisely measuring temperature for organizations that depend on highly accurate insights. Join us in advancing impactful initiatives, particularly in agriculture, where our expertise contributes to transformative projects in global food production.

The Role

We’re looking for a passionate and hands-on accountant to join our finance team. Reporting to the Finance Manager you will play a pivotal and important role by ensuring accurate accounting and reporting that will enable our company to drive forward during this exciting time of growth. As our Accountant you will be responsible for;

  • System implementation: Set up the Business Central accounting tool where you will manage general accounting.
  • Process Improvement: Actively support in the creation of accounting new processes when required
  • Manage General Accounting: Handle daily accounting tasks such as managing the general ledger, reconciling bank statements, AP/AR, and maintaining balance sheet schedules.
  • Month-End and Year-End Close: Handle month-end and year-end closing processes. Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Tax Filing: Perform monthly USt Voranmeldungen and coordinate with tax professionals to ensure compliance with all tax regulations.
  • Compliance and Regulation: Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards. Stay updated with changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Audit Preparation: Assist in preparation for audits, work closely with external auditors and manage the process to ensure a smooth and successful audit.
  • Cross-Department Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments to support overall department goals and objectives. Explain complex financial information to non-finance colleagues as needed.

Location – Our Finance team is based in Germany. We offer flexible remote working for this role within Germany.

About You

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in accounting/Tax/Business/Economics or related field.
  • Proven experience working in industrial, Software companies or audit firms.
  • Good working knowledge of HGB and IFRS, with a particular emphasis on asset and R&D accounting.
  • Well-versed in MS Office, especially MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • A self-starter who can plan, organise and take initiative to meet job objectives and deadlines independently.
  • A can-do attitude, driven and passionate about work.
  • Fluent in English and German (B2 level minimum)
  • Experience with Business Central or a similar accounting tool.

Why constellr?

  • We believe in work-life balance and support remote / semi-remote working for many of our roles. constellr is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone's talents are valued and respected.
  • Flexible working – enjoy family or personal time & commitments, if you are a productive early bird or evening owl, we support this alongside your role requirements being met.
  • Amazing offices in Belgium, Brussels situated between the attractive Etterbeek and Watermael districts, beautiful Freiburg southwest Germany, bordering the Black Forrest and near France and Switzerland, and our new office based in central Munich, south Germany, a bustling hub for shops, cafes, restaurants with a short walk from the main train station.
  • Autonomy to set and deliver against your own goals, develop new skills and capabilities, and lead others to do the same.
  • You can directly influence your contribution to achieving several of the UN's sustainable development goals, including Zero Hunger, Clean Water, No Poverty and Climate Action
  • You will be part of a multi-disciplinary, and diverse team with a strong desire to change the world.
  • Tackle challenges and contribute to delivering the world’s first commercial infrared constellation into orbit, enabling an unprecedented understanding of our planet and its resources.

Our Benefits

  • Virtual Share for all permanent employees (VSOP=Virtual Share Option Program)
  • Company Pension scheme (bAV) in cooperation with WWK Lebensversicherung (20% subsidy)

At constellr, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming workplace. We believe that diversity fuels innovation, creativity, and the ability to tackle complex challenges effectively. We encourage individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, abilities, and backgrounds to join us on our mission to shape the future of global food security and smart farming.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all walks of life to apply and join us on this extraordinary journey as we make a positive impact on global food security and beyond.