Container xChange
Container xChange

Accountant (f/m/d)


Job Description

A little about us

Container xChange is the leading online platform for container logistics and operations. We simplify the logistics of global trade, making the processes surrounding the container as simple as the container itself by providing a neutral infrastructure for all logistics companies.

Our team of 150+ like-minded xChangees from 60+ nationalities has made this possible! We have scaled far beyond the small start-up we once were and continue to disrupt the industry together.

The role

As our Accounting Specialist (m/f/d), you will play a key role in firmly establishing our insourced accounting at xChange. You will help resolve various ongoing accounting and reporting challenges in our ERP system Oracle NetSuite. Hence, you are going to support month-end processes, tax and financial reporting, and our upcoming audits. A specific area of responsibility for the role will be treasury-related tasks, such as bank reconciliation. You will need to be able to exercise independent judgement and drive to resolve challenges based on your experience and involve other key stakeholders within xChange. Hence, you will be working directly with the CFO and other Finance managers at xChange.


Your impact?

  • Self-sufficiently and reliably run basic accounting processes such as AR, revenue recognition, AP, bank reconciliations and basic tax reporting (together with our external tax advisor).
  • Support the accounting and finance team on any complex accounting issues. Such complex topics, include e.g., calculating monthly provisions and posting adjustment journal entries as relates to revenue, customer balances, and money held on the customers’ behalf.
  • Ensure that bank reconciliations with regard to customer and vendor payments are performed daily.
  • Assist with the establishment of quarterly closing processes and help with the month-end reporting.
  • Assist with the year-end audit process and act as one of the key contact people for auditors

    What makes you a great fit?

  • A good understanding of best accounting practices and principles
  • Multiple years of practical experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and familiarity with German GAAP (HGB)
  • Proven experience conducting audits
  • Ability to be accountable and make clear decisions
  • Extensive experience using an ERP system (e.g., Oracle NetSuite, SAP, and/or DATEV)
  • Self-starter attitude with a high personal drive – you are excited about being a part of rapid growth and not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Fluency in English and German

    What to expect?

Earning Potential: Receive an attractive compensation package fixed salary along with a competitive equity package that reflects our dedication to your success

Ownership and Impact at xChange: Take charge right from the start and observe the direct influence of your contributions on propelling xChange to success with our products boasting high scalability. We are partnered with the Fürstenberg Institut for personal coaching and professional development to support you along the way.

Diverse Team: Become a part of a lively and globally diverse team with flat hierarchies, comprising over 60 nationalities within our 150+ highly motivated and enthusiastic colleagues eagerly anticipating your input with remarkably flat hierarchies
Other perks at xChange: attractive vacation days, mental healthcare & coaching program, language courses, and many more. Feel free to ask the Talent team for details 😊

Updated: 3 days ago
Job ID: 11815189
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Container xChange

201-500 employees
Maritime Transportation

Container xChange is the leading online platform for container logistics and operations.

Our ambition is to use technology to simplify the logistics of global trade, making the…

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