ArangoDB is a successful international open-source startup (born in Cologne, with HQ in the US) that is developing a modern database technology used worldwide. ArangoDB is being supported by a community of several thousand software developers and a fast-growing customer base. For the more tech-savvy among you, ArangoDB is a native multi-model NoSQL database.

Our international team is spread over several countries, but what we all have in common is excellence in our field and a passion for our startup. We are looking for a (Senior) Accounting Manager to work directly with the CFO in a small, growing team to support further growth with professionally managed Accounting data and compliance. The role is based in Cologne with an extensive option to home office work. Occasional trips to San Francisco might be required.

About the Role

  • You are responsible for preparing monthly and year-end financial reporting including consolidated group reports of the German and the US entity
  • You ensure keeping financial data up-to-date supported by a small team
  • You work closely with the CFO by designing and implementing scalable and compliant Finance processes, maintaining a strong internal control system, and by driving a continuous process of improvements within the Finance department
  • You are part of a team designing and executing billing, payment, and payroll processes to enable ArangoDB to grow fast and successfully
  • You work closely with international external service providers and legal authorities to ensure tax compliance and audits
  • You will be supported on your career path in a fast-growing environment

Your Skills

  • Most importantly, you have a love for numbers and data as well as an analytical talent
  • You have the willingness to own goals and to drive the work necessary to accomplish them in a dynamic environment
  • You bring 2+ years of accounting or tax consulting / audit experience in addition to a University degree in Business Administration or comparable to the table
  • You are familiar with German (HGB) and US-GAAP as well as with Group accounting and managing intercompany business relationships
  • You are a proficient accounting software user (Datev and Quickbooks is helpful), experience with ERP systems is a plus
  • Fluent German and English skills are required

The over 80 minds of ArangoDB come from 4 different continents and over a dozen countries. Diverse backgrounds enable us to see new solutions. We love this diversity and encourage everyone who is curious and visionary to join the multi-model movement.