Accountant - Dortmund or Lausanne

Kandou Bus

Lausanne, CH
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/19/2021
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About Kandou Bus

Developer of a SerDes IP and chip serial links designed to provide enhanced communications between chips inside electronic systems. The company's chip links increase the bit-rate and the reach for given physical communication and reduces the power consumption, enabling users to get compute power in a smaller form factor, at a lower cost and less energy consumption.

Job Description

Kandou BUS seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist within Finance Management. This position is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of a high-tech start-up scaling to a world class standing finance.

We are actively seeking a resourceful Accountant for our office either Dortmund (DE) or Lausanne (CH).



The person accepting this assignment will be working closely with the Finance team. Training will be conducted on the job with direct support from the Finance Director for follow-up questions and support.

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting of Kandou Germany, USA and UK in coordination with external partners in US GAAP and local GAAP.
  • Manage daily invoices’ bookkeeping/payment and accounts reconciliation in Microsoft ERP.
  • Support VAT/Tax preparation and filing with support of local partners.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Reconcile accounting differences US GAAP vs Local statutory
  • Support Annual Statutory preparation and related audits in coordination with external partners
  • Support Annual Operating Plan preparation including variances analysis budget vs actuals

Additional Duties would include:

  • Support general financial admin tasks
  • Ad hoc projects as requested


  • Fluent German and English skills mandatory
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in finance and accounting
  • Exposure / experience with ERP systems, knowledge of Microsoft ERP is preferred
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral), ease of contact with international team;
  • Open to work in growing, fast changing environment, requiring flexibility, pragmatism and collaboration
  • Proficiency in Excel highly desired
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.