Accountant (m/ f / x)

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · Berlin

Our mission
Plan A has set itself the ambitious goal to decarbonise a million businesses within the next few years, using science and technology. We offer a software for decarbonisation and ESG reporting capabilities, that enables businesses of the likes of BMW, Mollie, Sorare, GANNI, Chloé and N26, to successfully manage their net zero journey. Building and growing Plan A has been only possible thanks to our ever-expanding team across Europe.

We're looking for an accountant interested in working at the intersection of sustainability and software! Are you interested in insourcing and running bookkeeping with our Head of Finance and supported by our external accounting office? If our mission is aligned with your values and personal goals, we want to get to know you!
How you’ll make an impact
At Plan A, you'll be working with hundreds of companies to successfully manage their net zero journey and ESG reporting. In addition, we are currently internalizing our accounting operations, which offers you the chance of participating in building up processes from scratch and the freedom to design them to your taste.

We are looking for someone to:
  • Own and operate the full range of accounting duties up to supporting for monthly reports and year end accounting
  • Prepare and execute payments and invoices
  • Account assignment and posting of current business transactions (AP, AR, Bank)
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT reports (UStVA)
  • Prepare and post additional journal entries (accruals, deferrals, reclassifications)
  • Monthly account reconciliation (Bank, Payhawk, pRAP, OPOS)
What we’re looking for
  • A completed vocational training as an Accountant (“Finanzbuchhalter”), a Bachelor/Master degree is a plus.
  • You have worked in accounting for 3-5 years
  • Excellent knowledge in German accounting standards (HGB), IFRS is a plus
  • Handling of tax and VAT requirements reliably and independently
  • Very good knowledge and experience in bookkeeping programs, preferably DATEV (Rechnungswesen)
  • Experience with spend management platforms like Payhawk, Candis or Spendesk
  • Very good understanding of MS office tools, especially Excel
  • Diligence and strong attention to details
  • Experience in project management or involvement in projects in the finance area
  • Desire to make own contributions in a dynamic, innovative and international environment
  • Knowledge and management of international entities including reporting consolidation
  • Review, record, and process travel expense and credit card reports
  • Professional and proactive communication skills with your colleagues, clients and external partners
  • Passion for finance and motivation and desire to make own contributions to improve today’s finance setup and processes
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, fluency in German is an advantage for easier communication with our external accounting partners
What makes you stand out (optional)
  • B2B SaaS Background is a plus
What you can expect from Plan A
  • Contribution to a bigger purpose! Push the needle on climate action by contributing to the success of our carbon management and ESG software! 
  • We value collaboration over competition. You will become part of a cooperative and cross-functional environment, where we value sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • We are always growing and so are you. We support you with “My Plan A” , your personalised career journey, in hitting your professional development goals and your vision for life.
  • Enjoy the perks of remote work but always feel free to join us in our office in Berlin Kreuzberg.
Benefits for our employees
  • Employee Stock Options (VSOP) 
  • Company pension option
  • Discounts and benefits via the Plan A Corporate Benefits Platform
  • Mental health coaching 
  • Access to online learning platforms (e.g. Masterclass, Master Plan) and online magazines (e.g. Sifted) 
  • Monthly team activities, company on- and offsite and weekly team in-person gatherings on a Friday evening
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexibility to work remotely, in-office, or a bit of both28 vacation days per year, 30 days working-from-anywhere, plus annual educational leave and sabbatical leave
Our Values
At Plan A we live by our values, using them as a compass in all areas of our work and communication!

We empower. Progressing for the better by taking actions with peers and stakeholders.

We collaborate. Connecting the dots together and tackling our complex mission with courage.

We are positive. Embracing kindness and self-reflection with an optimistic attitude.

We walk the talk. Acting as a role model by balancing people, planet & profit, sustainably.

We are pioneers.
Leading the way with a science based approach to deliver solutions to the climate crisis.
About us

Plan A believes that companies have the power to pave the way to a more sustainable future. We exist to help fast-acting businesses build a decarbonised and sustainable economy. We do this by providing a digital platform for companies to reduce their environmental impact, engage their employees and create ESG reporting. Plan A’s platform combines data processing power with a team of scientists to guide companies. We are based across Europe and were founded in 2017. 

At Plan A, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values diversity and encourages you to be you. We believe that businesses should represent the world we want to live in, so we encourage applications from people of different ages, sexual orientations, ethnicities and physical or neurodiversity. We value the contribution you bring, regardless of where it comes from, and look forward to your application!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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