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We are making cities more liveable, one bike ride at a time. 

We are 13,000 bicycles large, expecting to serve +1million customers this year in 10 large and another 50 smaller cities in Europe. And we recently went public at NASDAQ First North.

We are expanding fast and are now looking for a talented accountant to join the team and to help keeping us on course as an important part of the finance organization.

You will be part of an experienced team of international finance professionals that both love to work in finance and strongly care for our mission of making cities more livable again.


Job Purpose

You will be the swiss army knife of the finance department, with your responsibility stretching from reporting and planning over intercompany consolidations to process optimization. 

Together with the accounting team you will ensure that our month end closing is in line with internal procedures and fulfills our quality expectations. You are then in charge of preparing  our monthly reporting packages incl. consolidation and delivering it to a range of different stakeholders. More importantly you also ensure that these reports are put to good use by the respective departments. Parts of the reporting also includes a monthly forecasting, which also falls under your responsibility, just like supporting the CFO in budgeting and long term planning activities. 

A large part of your job is to optimize and stabilize our processes, by either streamlining them, preparing better documentation, making use of automation or new systems or whatever idea you have.  You will also lay the groundwork for a new ERP system and be in charge of the implementation of it in the coming year. 

But it is not only the finance department you will be active in, in case other departments need a helping hand with the financial side of a business plan or tender application, you are there to support and guide them. 


Key Activities

Controlling

  • Ensure that internal processes are followed during the month end closing and improve their documentation

  • Coordinate closing activities of foreign subsidiaries (done by external accountants) and ensure that consolidated group figures are available in a timely manner

  • Review quality and correctness of revenue and cost postings

Reporting and Planning

  • Prepare complete reporting package for the company, this incl. high level KPI reporting but also detailed cost reporting for each of our city operations 

  • Analyse potential target deviation and share insights with the affected departments

  • Update monthly forecast and share it with the CEO and CFO

Optimizing

  • mprove and document the closing process, esp. in regards to the input from other departments and foreign subsidiaries and our consolidation tool

  • Integrate the single closing and reporting activities with each other so we have a more seamless process

  • Have a strong focus on process automation, also by implementing new software solutions 

  • Prepare an ERP implementation and potentially lead it


Job Requirements

  • Finance related degree (Master preferred)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within controlling, FP&A or another relevant finance area

  • Sound understanding of revenue and cost controlling as well as of the monthly closing process

  • Very strong technical skills with Excel, capable of optimizing and automating complex reporting files

  • Good knowledge of ERP systems and making use of the reporting functions (we currently have e-conomics), experience in ERP system implementation is a plus

  • Proactive problem solving approach and open to collaborate with other departments 

  • Passion to improve and optimize processes and systems across departments

  • Good communicative skills in English and experience with international and dynamic work environment

  • Fast learner, innovative set of mind and flexible

You will report to the CFO. Other key partners will be the Head of Accounting, the operations and sales team and external accountants.


For more information or questions please contact us at christian@donkeyrepublic.com or phone number 0045 51212188

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at
Donkey Republic

In 2015, we created an electronic lock and an automated self-service bike-sharing system in a Copenhagen home basement. Since then, we’ve been taking that system on a ride around the world, while aiming to turn the bicycle into the hero of public transportation and a catalyst for greener, more liveable and less traffic-congested cities. Today, Donkey Republic is a global bike-share service. Our vision is to create a better world by making sustainable mobility available to everyone. Currently, we have +13,000 bikes on the platform in +60 cities in 14 countries. The Donkey Republic app allows riders to find a bike nearby in many cities around the world, rent it, and unlock with the app 24/7. More than 8 million trips were taken on our bikes by close to 1 million riders. We are an international company with a strong team of dedicated cycling enthusiasts who work hard, challenge each other and learn fast to come up with innovative ways to solve today’s urban mobility challenges. Join the Donkey Squad. Every ride counts.

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