Accounting Manager

Munich, Germany

Accounting Manager

Munich, Germany

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Accounting Manager – Hybrid – Germany

We are hiring at Aspire Software for a highly self-motivated Accounting Manager to join our growing finance team and play a mission-critical role in helping to shape and develop our Finance Function in Europe!

We are seeking a dynamic Accounting Manager to join our finance team as a key player in overseeing the daily operations of accounting for three distinct businesses based in Germany. The role involves managing and ensuring the efficiency of accounting processes, liaising with internal and external auditors, ensuring regulatory compliance, and supporting head of finance with various financial tasks.

Our team, based in Germany, works internationally, pooling diverse skills to get things done effectively. We value teamwork and excellence.

Here is a little window into our company: Aspire Software, the operational arm of Valsoft Corp, operates and manages Valsoft’s global portfolio of wholly owned software companies, providing mission-critical solutions across multiple verticals. By implementing industry best practices, Aspire delivers a time-sensitive integration process, and the operation of a decentralized model has allowed it to become a hub for creating rapid growth by reinvesting in its portfolio.

Our motto is “Be Humble, Stay Hungry!”

The successful candidate can be based ideally in Munich or Berlin but candidates anywhere in Germany will be considered. This position will work in a hybrid work model!

What your day will look like:

  • Ensure timely closure of monthly financial records in accordance with established timelines
  • Review and verify the accuracy of monthly balance sheets (BS) and income statements (IS)
  • Prepare and manage the processing of Value Added Tax (VAT) returns
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors, legal and tax advisors, and tax authorities as necessary
  • Prepare annual financial statements and tax declarations
  • Monitor and oversee tax payments to ensure compliance
  • Uphold adherence to German Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Continuously optimize and refine accounting processes for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness

About You:

  • Qualified accountant with at least 3+ years post-qualification experience in Accounting and Audit
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Certification in Financial Accounting
  • Experience in working with accounting software such as Datev and NetSuite
  • Ability to work in an international team setting and strong communication skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving, ability to coordinate priorities and work efficiently with deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • A genuinely curious mindset, capable of quickly learning new systems, and the desire to grow and develop over time
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills with keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication and presentation abilities, with the capability to convey complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders
  • A 'roll up the sleeves' attitude towards problem-solving
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong business acumen and strategic mindset
  • Organised and detail-oriented
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful and will take initiative
  • A team player who loves a challenge and wants to eventually ‘own’ their area of the business
  • Someone who is driven by life-long learning and continuous professional development
  • A detail-oriented self-starter who thrives on the process improvement and solving problems
  • Fluent in German with at least a professional level of English both written and verbal essential
  • Legally authorized to work in Germany

For information about Aspire Software, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.