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Accounting Manager

Starting date

01.11.2020

Location 

Bodenheim

Employment type

Fulltime

Who are we?

We are Vinokilo.

We are a growing team on a mission to make second hand fashion more desirable than new, fast fashion. Why? Because we believe fashion should be stylish and sustainable.
We are based in Bodenheim- a beautiful town in the middle of wine country, 12 km south of downtown Mainz on the edge of the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region. Our close proximities to the airport and our central European location makes us open to the world.

 

The impact you will create at Vinokilo:

As an Accounting Manager you will join our newly formed Office Management Team to help us build the biggest second hand fashion online store in the world. This may seem like a wild statement, but with you on board, it´s a realistic possibility because:

  • You manage administrative and organizational activities.
  • You make strategic decisions.
  • You are responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a filling system including receipt and entry of invoices.
  • You monitor and manage general accounting functions.
  • You keep track of all bank accounts and regularly create overviews of the payment flows.
  • You are the contact person for tax consultant in all matters relating to financial accounting.
  • You manage the cash book.
  • You assist with quarterly and annual financial audit activities and with the annual review of the companies financial controls.
  • You assess current processes and continuously adapt and improve them.
  • You prepare, review and analyze annual financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Working with external auditors to ensure a concrete and timely closure and report at the end of the year.
  • You set up and monitor billing KPIs.
  • You prepare regular financial reports and statements.
  • You meet the goals of financial accounting.
  • You ensure that all items are billed and paid for on time. 

 

You’ll love this role because: 

  • You’ll be playing a leading role in the fight against fast fashion.
  • You are enthusiastic about sustainability and second hand fashion. 
  • Your work will significant and challenging, and has a noticeable impact on the future of Vinokilo. 
  • You love numbers and dates.
  • You´ll set up processes independently.
  • You´ll work with a diverse team that, like you, wants to change something and will achieve it together.
  • You value long term profitability and sustainability over short term gains. 
  • There is a large room for growth for the company and for the role.
  • You enjoy taking responsibility and calculated risks.
  • We are based in one of the most stunning areas with beautiful countryside on our doorstep, yet a short hop, skip and a jump away from Mainz, and the hustle and bustle of Frankfurt and its International airport. 
  • We believe in working flexibly and putting the onus on you to create a working schedule that works for you and for the company. 

 

What we need you to have:

  • Several years of experience in accounting
  • Structured and analytical way of working
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • A strong mindset and being self driven to solve matters
  • Forward looking thinking and acting
  • Very good communication skills in German
  • Very confident in handling MS Office programs

NB: We know lots of people, especially woman and other minorities, do not apply for roles unless they hit all the requirements listed in Job Description- these are normally wish lists. We´ve tried to simplify this list out to what we actually NEED you to have and what would be nice. 
Either way, if you feel this is the role, we want to hear from you!

 

What we would be excited if you have:

  • DATEV knowledge
  • Experience with foreign tax matters


What we bring to the table

Vinokilo offers the opportunity to work with a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about, in addition to:

  • Learn and Grow: We focus on the growth of each individual and support with internal workshops with guest speakers and external workshops and programs to qualify our employees and enhance their journey with us.
  • Wellbeing: We always have a basket of healthy fruits and snacks in the office and we like to outsource our meetings while having a balanced breakfast in the city center.
    Our smoothie maker is ready for you to get you your daily dose of vitamin.
  • Take time off: 25 days of holiday + public holidays. On top of that, we are closed during the Christmas holidays and the first week of January.
  • Work-Life-Balance: We offer flexible working (based on your team) and our office is dog-friendly!
  • Sustainability: Need new clothes? Profit from our Vintage stock with your staff discount.
    You can also prepare your lunch at our kitchen, so you don´t have to resort to take away/fast food.
    We offer a shared wardrobe for our employees, where you can drop off clothes you don´t want anymore and pick up items from others.
  • Fun: We love to celebrate our successes at Vinokilo. We have amazing Winter and Summer Parties. We also host internal employee socials such as quiz night, games night, movie nights and more.

 

Vinokilo is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Curious? This is your Chance! 
Please send us a cover letter, video, or any other medium explaining why you want to join us, highlighting relevant experience and information.

Just send everything to careers@vinokilo.com, we are looking forward to hearing from you!


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