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Director of Accounting & Controlling at Eyeo

Eyeo Eyeo Business Operations Full-time
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Get to know us

eyeo is an open source software company whose market-leading ad-filtering technology powers products like Adblock Plus and AdBlock as well as technical integrations for leading browsers on the market. Our privacy-first products like Crumbs promote transparency and an improved browsing experience. eyeo is dedicated to giving users control of their online experience while fostering a sustainable online value exchange between content creators, publishers, advertisers and users. 

In combining our User Growth partnerships and our subsidiary products, our technology reaches 250 million monthly active users.

At eyeo, we’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy and sustainability as well as keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

How we work

eyeo has colleagues based all over the world. We love our diversity and our company culture. We practice an agile, remote workstyle with work distributed in cross-functional teams that span nearly every timezone. Many of our tech teams prefer to work asynchronously. If working remotely isn’t for you, we also have two offices (Cologne and Berlin) that you can choose to work from. Twice a year we come together with our teams for Team Days and once a year we offer an offsite company retreat, Summer Week. By offering remote work and in-person sessions, we have built a hybrid culture that offers a unique dynamic of flexibility and belonging. 

What you’ll do

Our Finance Department is looking for an experienced finance professional who will be responsible for further driving the development of the Finance Department on the path of becoming ready for institutional investors. This role brings space for creativity and applying best practices the candidate has learned from previous roles.

After your morning routine, you’ll be expected to…

  • Lead and guide the Accounting Team and FP&A Controlling Team (two senior direct reports and in total ten team members)
  • Further develop the Accounting function to become ready for institutional investors
  • Manage the global accounting activities of 10+ legal entities
  • Steer external accounting firms in various countries
  • Design, document and implement new financial key processes 
  • Implement IFRS accounting
  • Harmonize the eyeo Group accounting, FP&A and reporting activities in order to improve efficiency and internal controls
  • Upgrade our accounting tech stack and implement a new ERP system
  • Integrate the accounting function of acquired companies into the eyeo Group
  • Compile financial information for shareholders, investors and financial institutions

What you bring to the table…

  • At least 8 years of working experience of which a minimum of 3 years in public accounting (audit) and a minimum of 3 years in the finance department of a company
  • A passion for accounting
  • A high motivation for changing things
  • Proficiency in German (our communication is mainly in English, but many accounting compliance tasks are in German)
  • Strong communication skills across the entire hierarchy, including Cs
  • A genuine interest in and curiosity about the tech industry

It’s awesome if you know about…

  • Working experience in the tech industry (Adtech, SaaS, software, ecommerce)
  • Have a CPA or CFA qualification
  • Lucanet

What we offer

  • Work remotely or from one of our offices —we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Budget for the following: home office and/or relocation
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days paid vacation + Volunteer day
  • Your choice of hardware and setup
  • Personal and professional development budget
  • Monthly child care allowance for children under 6
  • Offsite team days and the annual summer company retreat
  • Company-sponsored hackathons

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Privacy Notice

eyeo is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) – Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at]eyeo.com. If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at https://eyeo.com/en/privacy.

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