Finance and Controlling (Working Student) - Part-time

About us

ZAGENO was founded in 2015, ZAGENO is eliminating bottlenecks to breakthrough science and research through curated connections linking scientists and their institutions’ procurement offices with leading life science vendors. World-renowned academic and government research facilities, global pharmaceutical companies, and biotechs large and small are already users of our unique online biotech marketplace, currently comprising more than three million products.

What do we do?

  1. We help scientists choose the optimal laboratory kits and materials for each unique experiment setup.
  2. We make purchasing transactions more efficient for both buyers and sellers.
  3. For our vendor partners, we provide a valuable, expanded sales channel.
Our growing ZAGENO team of 60 in Cambridge, USA, and Berlin, Germany, includes experts in science, e-commerce, systems integration, and customer support to enable smarter, faster processes — allowing more time and resources for value-added science and better research results. Find out more on

Come join us

We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our Finance team in Berlin. As part of a growing B2B online marketplace, you will be challenged every day by an exciting, fast-paced environment. You will work directly with the VP finance and junior finance manager to establish a state of the art finance and controlling environment. Come help today's life science researchers discover tomorrow's innovation!  

Your Tasks

  • You support the team to create the foundation for our finances, including bookkeeping, cash flow planning, communication, and financing support

  • You check our incoming invoices and post it into Xero 

  • You take over the assignment of purchase orders, invoices and delivery notes

  • You update the monthly payment history from the purchase orders and create the basis for our cash flow planning in MS Excel

  • You work closely with our external accounting department and ensure successful monthly and annual financial statements.

Your Profile

  • You have very good knowledge in dealing with the common MS Office programs, especially Excel

  • You’re passionate, diligent, self-motivated, believe in teamwork, resilient and have a result-oriented way of working

  • You are a native German speaker as well as have a good command of spoken and written English

  • Your strengths include a thorough and conscientious way of working and a quick learner.

Your Benefits

  • Practical and entrepreneurial insights in a fast-growing brand for a mindful lifestyle

  • A great working atmosphere as well as a steep learning curve

  • Working on a meaningful long-term challenge with high impact worldwide

  • A professional & dynamic team with a global vision & mindset

  • A great career entry opportunity in a fast-growing, international company

  • Freedom to shape – use your creativity and experience at any level

  • Work with the best possible tools & equipment

  • A challenging, international, and exciting working environment with a `get it done` attitude

  • Great office in trendy Berlin-Kreuzberg