Financial Accountant - German Speaking (f/m/d) Germany

Signa Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United ("SSU") is an online sports retailer listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and headquartered in Berlin. We own companies and brands in various sports, including bicycles, tennis, outdoor and team sports. We sell gear and apparel through our 100 owned online stores, work with 500+ independent brick-and-mortar stores, and work with over 1000 sports brands. Together, we serve 7+ million customers around the world.

The part you’ll play

To support our strong growth and build a best-in-class corporate finance function, we are looking for an experienced and highly motivated  financial accountant to  report to SSU Group's Financial Accounting Manager.

The financial accountant is responsible for the timely and accurate monthly accounts of the Group's holding companies. As part of this role, it is necessary to document current processes and perform monthly SOX controls relevant to the entities.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Preparation and transmission of reports to authorities
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preservation of current assets such as deferred income
  • Weekly reconciliation of all bank accounts of the group holding companies
  • Perform monthly and quarterly SOX audits
  • Preparatory activities as well as support in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements according to HGB

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Completed commercial training – with further training as an accountant
  • At least 3 years of experience.
  • Hands-on mentality and can-do attitude
  • Experience working with regulators and complying with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Experience in accounting and business software, such as Datev and SAP
  • Knowledge of HGB and IFRS
  • Experience in account reconciliation.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent cooperation and communication skills.
  • Fluent German and English

What you need to know

  • Work with a passionate team.
  • Permanent employment contract.
  • 30 days of vacation each year.
  • 10 days working from abroad.
  • Flexible, hybrid working model.
  • Best possible view from the 30th floor in the Upper West in Berlin Charlottenburg.
  • Employee discounts in our own shops and from a wide range of partners.
  • Frequent office lunch and team events.
  • Employee Assistance programme with access to mental wellbeing trainings and professional coaching services for you and your family members.
  • 40EUR public transport subsidy.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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