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Lead Accounts Receivable (d/m/f)

Personio

Personio

Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands · Dublin, Ireland · London, UK · Munich, Germany · Multiple locations · Madrid, Spain · Amsterdam, Netherlands · London, UK · Dublin, Ireland · Barcelona, Spain · Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position can be office-based or fully remote from one of the following countries: Germany, Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands, or the UK.

Bring your knowledge. Be a partner. Join our Finance, Strategy, & Legal team and use your subject-matter expertise to investigate problems, define solutions, and guide decisions as Personio’s co-pilots.

We are looking for a highly motivated Lead Accounts Receivable. You will be playing an important role in our Accounting team, leading and developing the Accounts Receivable function as well as ensuring accurate revenue recognition, complete and timely collection of customer receivables and development of efficient and scalable processes and systems that enable our continued growth path.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Lead and develop the accounts receivable function with ± six direct reports.
  • Ensure excellent day-to-day accounts receivable operations, including revenue recognition, payment reconciliation and cash collection.
  • Be responsible for accurate and timely monthly and annual financial statements in the area of accounts receivable accounting
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses and evaluations for quality assurance and generation of insights for management, including preparation of relevant, high-quality reporting.
  • Implement, optimize, automate and monitor accounts receivable processes and internal controls.
  • Identify, lead and drive relevant strategic projects and topics.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders such as tax consultants and auditors.
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in accounting, preferably in a fast-growing B2B tech, software, or SaaS environment.
  • Strong technical foundation in accounting, ideally in both German GAAP (HGB) and IFRS, and proven experience in effectively setting up and managing especially revenue recognition and cash collection.
  • Experience in leading and developing teams.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills for working with external stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management and analytics, with a hands-on approach, meticulous attention to detail and an instinct and ability to approach an issue holistically.
  • Ability to grasp both the finer details and the broader company-wide perspective.
  • Skill in prioritizing tasks effectively and maintaining a clear focus.
  • Proactive and solution-oriented mindset, with a passion for building and driving continuous improvement in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with Workday Financials is a plus.
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Fluent in English and (preferably) German too.
Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.