We are looking for a talented and experienced senior accountant to join the team and to help keep us on course as an important part of the finance organisation.
You will be part of an experienced and growing team of international finance professionals that both love to work in finance and strongly care for our mission of making cities more livable again
The company provides affordable and sustainable mobility for the masses by partnering with cities to turn bikes into the hero of urban transportation and has a vision of making city life better for everyone with affordable and responsible bike-sharing.
Founded in 2015, Donkey provides a platform for easy bike rental across European cities. More information on our website: www.donkey.bike
We are looking for candidates who:
will work together with the head of accounting on managing the daily activities in the general ledger accounts and complete the monthly closing process within the deadlines.
have their main focus on ensuring that all our accounts are up to date and are maintained in line with our internal regulations.
review stakeholders’ accounting tasks in the team as well as are fully responsible for particular items of the reconciliation.
proactively improve and automate our processes and document them accordingly.
Bachelor in Finance, Accounting or similar (master preferred) further qualification (e.g. CPA) is a plus
5 year experience in accounting or finance
Understanding of Danish GAAP or IFRS and very good knowledge of ERP systems (visma economics is a plus)
Experience with integrating different systems (e.g CRM or stock systems) into the closing process
Excellent technical skills in Excel, understanding of how macros work etc
High level of responsibility, independency and organisation
Good communicative skills, fluent in English and flexible
You will be working very closely with our head of accounting and the rest of the finance team as well as with our CFO. Furthermore you will be in close and regular contact with the rest of the organisation both in the headquarters and abroad.
Here's how we expect you to progress:
Within 1 month:
Meet your new colleagues and understand who is doing what
Get access to the needed software and banks
Get comfortable with the day-to-day operations and processes of Donkey Republic as well as the accounting reporting and tools that are already in place
Understand the problems Donkey Republic solves for customers and how we can continue to solve problems for them
Take over items of the reconciliation you’ll be fully responsible for
Within 3 months:
A clear overview of your collaborators and stakeholders in the organization
A clear understanding of the accounting procedures and their impact on the company business
Become an advanced user of ERP and other tools used in accounting
Be able to perform quality control of the task other accounting team members do
Fully understand your tasks and deadlines for reporting
Complete monthly closing with support of Head of Accounting
Establishing great colleagueship and become a reliable colleague to support teamwork
Within 6 months:
You are developing and feeling in control of the month closing process
You can complete month closing on your own and on time
Assisting other accounting team members and can back up in case needed
Assisting internal stakeholders from other departments and external accountant and auditors
Developed an understanding of improvements that should take place and have a plan for its implementation
You are an active member of the team with the strong understanding of the processes
Within 12 months:
Have set up solid processes in the accounting department and capable to control their fulfilment for the monthly reporting
Improved or automated processes that require that
Able to adjust existing process according to the development of the company swiftly
Communicate a reliable information to internal and external stakeholders about companies’ figures
Can guideline, onboard and help other to improve their work
Within 24 months:
Continue to expand and improve work of accounting team so it keeps pace with the overall growth of the company
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
At Donkey Republic we foster diversity and inclusion and have zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment. We do not discriminate based on gender and encourage candidates of all gender denominations to apply for our positions. Donkey Republic is an equal opportunities employer, committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service, which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. Finally, don't feel discouraged about not fulfilling all requirements, you could still be the ideal candidate.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.