Finance Assistant

Salary Competitive

ABOUT 

Founded in Copenhagen in 2017, LifeX is a rapidly growing co-living company whose vision is to make anyone feel at home, anywhere in the world. In almost 5 years, we have grown to operate over 900 rooms across 260+ shared and private apartments in Copenhagen, Oslo, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Paris, London, Halle and Aarhus.

At LifeX, we are driven by our purpose and desire to shape the future of living. We believe in giving people more time for great experiences through flexible, designed and community-centric family-style living. With a world in constant movement, shaped by increased global mobility, we find inspiration in today’s modern challenges and offer a home and a place of belonging for a more tolerant and sustainable world. 


JOB DESCRIPTION 

As we are growing fast, we're looking for the next talent to join our amazing finance team. In the Finance Assistant role, you will be reporting directly to the CFO and will get to work across teams to increase your finance skills and make an impact on the organization. You will independently and proactively do bookkeeping in Denmark, Germany, France, Norway etc. and assist the CFO in many other finance related tasks.


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING 

  • Financial operations including bookkeeping, reconciliations, AR, AP and ad hoc accounting responsibilities in all countries where LifeX operates. 

  • Maintain and develop bookkeeping processes and systems.

  • Participate in projects focusing on automation and optimization of processes and procedures.

  • Drive expense management across teams.

  • Set up and invoicing of LifeX customers.

  • Take on cross-team administrative projects and tasks.


WHAT WILL YOU NEED TO SUCCEED  

  • Enjoys working with detailed administrative tasks.

  • Relevant education in Finance, Economics, Controlling, Auditing, or similar.

  • Knowledge of German accounting and finance principles is a plus.

  • Are a skilled user of Excel; analytical skills are highly desirable.

  • Obsessive about details and a structured worker with a strong work ethic.

  • Manage several tasks and priorities accordingly.

  • Willing to embrace  new technologies, which can improve the finance function.

  • Have knowledge of ERP systems – or are curious to learn about them.

  • Curiosity to learn and a doer mentality.

  • Are proficient in English.


PERKS

  • You will be joining a young and social team of 28 individuals from 15+ nationalities based in 7  different countries who believe well-being, happiness and fun at work are the foundations for connection, support and engagement. 

  • A flexible working environment and a co-working office in Copenhagen and the opportunity to work from home several times per week based on your needs.

  • Healthy lunch, fruits, snacks, coffee & tea.

  • Regular team events and social activities.  

  • Personal and professional growth as you progress in the role


RECRUITMENT PROCESS 

  1. Send your CV and application expressing your interest and drive.

  2. A short call to ensure our expectations are aligned.

  3. First interview with our CFO.

  4. The second interview with our co-founder and meet the team. 

  5. If we are the right fit and our expectations are aligned, then we will make you an offer.

For more information or questions please contact us at henrik@joinlifex.com or phone number +4526874400

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
LifeX

Founded in Copenhagen in early 2017, LifeX is a rapidly-growing living-as-a-service company whose vision is to make anyone feel at home, anywhere in the world ❤️ . We have grown to over 2000 units in the center of Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich, Paris, London and Oslo with more than 1000 active members. We are driven by our purpose and desire to shape the future of living. We have a technology platform that runs end-to-end residential operations and living experience. As a team, we live by our values of being member driven, transparent, team player, a doer and consistently think of way to reduce our footprint on the planet. With have raised EUR 17M and are planning to scale our mission all over Europe and beyond.

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