Senior Accounting Manager - with German and English

Omio

Prague, CZ
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/07/2024
  • Website: omio.com
  • Company Address: Warschauer Platz, Berlin, 10245, DE

About Omio

We’re changing travel by empowering customers to go on journeys that move them.

Job Description

Company Description

Omio is pursuing a vision of bringing global transport into a single distribution system and creating end-to-end magical consumer journeys. While the whole world of air, hotels, or car rental is normalized, rail, bus, ferries, airport transfer, all forms of ground transport are fragmented on a local level.

Omio is the largest source of inventory with 1000+ suppliers operating in 35 countries in Europe and North America. Along with their two brands, Rome2Rio used for global discovery, and Omio used for ticketing and journeys, they attract 600m+ users on a yearly basis while continuing to launch new geographies, new verticals, and new products as they scale. It’s a team based in Berlin, with offices in Prague, London, Melbourne.

They are a team of more than 350 passionate employees from more than 45 countries who share the same vision: to create a single tool to help send travellers almost anywhere in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Job Description

The Role 

Manage a team of accountants to strengthen the accounting/ finance organization, ability to communicate effectively with finance and non-finance stakeholders/colleagues, contributes to mid/long-term strategy of the function and is responsible for the delivery against diverse goals with concrete impact on functional results.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop a team of accountants/ analysts.
  • Managing accurate and timely recognition of issues as per the accounting standards across transactional finance.
  • Manage cash position, oversee cash flow, (banking activities and forecasting), monitor credits and collections and investments at company level.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll processes to meet processing objectives.
  • Ensure smooth period end close processes through direct participation and clear guidance. 
  • Communicate and knowledge-share key financial information with Finance Controllers and senior stakeholders.
  • Develop robust management reports and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial statements and reports, ensuring data integrity.
  • Business partner other teams to meet company focused goals, such as finance transformation strategies.
  • Ensure accounting processes are reviewed timely and aligned with best practices to maintain strong quality assurance standards.
  • Strengthen and develop workflow and process documentation including controls.
  • Support and participate in audits and ad hoc projects within the group.
  • Liaise with external service providers, auditors and tax advisors. 
  • Optimize the operational process between the departments for continuous process improvement.
  • Partner with other Finance Teams for on the implementation of HGB / IFRS accounting changes.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing international environment. 
  • Collaborative, accountable, self-motivated and has a growth mindset.
  • Strong communicator, decisive critical thinker. A go-getter. 
  • Confidence to respectfully challenge
  • Pull together the simple story from complex information
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize effectively to meet conflicting deadlines.
  • Strong eye for detail and able to handle high volume of data.
  • Aptitude for process improvement and automation. 
  • Knowledge of accounting and external reporting standards, especially HGB (German GAAP) and IFRS.
  • At least 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience preferably within a multinational company/ multi-currency environment. 
  • Start-up experience and understanding of the travel/ IT industry is desirable. 
  • Corporate risk management experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Workday ERP systems advantageous but not essential.
  • Strong Excel skills is highly desirable. 
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), German advanced.

What’s in it for you? #LifeatOmio

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, together, we are powering journeys that move us.
  • 27 vacation days, a day off on your birthday, and more.
  • Subsidized MultiSport card.
  • Travel Benefits Scheme.
  • Brand new, modern, and dog-friendly office.
  • A diverse team of more than 45 nationalities.

Diversity makes us stronger

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

Hiring process and background checks

At Omio, we work in partnership with Giant Screening, once a job offer has been accepted, Giant will be engaged to carry out background screening. Giant will reach out to you via email and occasionally via telephone/text message so that they can gather all relevant information required. Consent will be requested prior to any information being passed to our services company.

Intrigued? Apply here.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.