Manager Group Accounting & Reporting (m/f/d)

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

We are more than a support team. As we keep on growing, we are looking for you to become part of our strong team and support us in taking group accounting, consolidation and IFRS reporting within Finance, Legal and BI at Personio to a best-in-class level as a Manager Group Accounting & Reporting (m/f/d).

You will strongly contribute to our mission of ensuring Personio’s successful IFRS transition and first-time consolidation by applying various IFRS standards to the specifics of Personio’s business model and support in enabling consolidated IFRS reporting to become part of Personio’s daily business. We want to see your passion for setting-up processes and compiling financial information from scratch, continuously finding ways of improvement and making use of customizations & the newest tools.

Your responsibilities will cover but are not limited to:

  • Assess business transactions against IFRS standards and identify the accounting impact
  • Capture, calculate and record IFRS and consolidation journal entries
  • Act as accounting business partner in bringing IFRS and consolidation into our new ERP system
  • Actively contribute to automating the output of IFRS financial statements and notes
  • Assure timeliness and quality of IFRS reporting by having our stakeholders in mind
  • Support continuous improvement of accounting and reporting processes
  • Work together and communicate effectively with internal stakeholders & other colleagues, external consultants and auditors

What you need to succeed

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in auditing and/or accounting, preferably in a “Big 4” audit firm (or equivalent) or a fast-growing B2B tech, software or SaaS environment
  • And/or experience in working in a group accounting / financial reporting role
  • Strong IFRS and general accounting knowledge
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Driven by quality, yet being pragmatic and solution-oriented
  • Proactive mindset with a passion to build from scratch and drive continuous improvement
  • Tech-savvy, curiosity-driven, low-ego approach to collaboration, and a willingness to take ownership and push projects to completion
  • Effective communication with stakeholders across the company, demonstrated by the ability to explain complex topics in an understandable way
  • Fluent in English language, German or any other language is a plus

Why Personio

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares

  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace

  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.

  • With PersonioFlex, decide for yourself where you work most effectively. For this, we offer you a flexible 50% in-office & 50% remote working framework. Our remote working policy includes the possibility to work from home or anywhere within the UK or European Economic Area. 

  • High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes.

  • Saving for tomorrow: Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme or to invest into a disability insurance

  • Choose between three mobility options: JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket

  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €22.58 per month

  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)

  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares

  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility