Financial Accountant (m/w/d)

Finance Eschborn (Taunus), Germany

About Liferay 

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,200+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. As a renowned provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Liferay Experience Cloud is an all-in-one solution that unites our Liferay DXP and cloud platform capabilities with built-in analytics and B2B commerce functionality, reducing the time to market and allowing for accelerated innovation - serving notable customers across the globe such as Airbus, US Bank, Honda, and Desjardins. 

But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!

About You and this Role

The Financial Accountant will report to the Senior Financial Manager and work with the team to accomplish interdepartmental goals. If you’re hoping to join an established firm with an excellent work environment and a great team, we’d love to hear from you.

Key Objectives

  • Management of Accounts receivable process, including issuing of sales invoices, cash collections & the use of Salesforce
  • Preparation of month end, quarter end and year end close together with variance analysis 
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly update of cash flow forecasts
  • Project work on group level
  • Assist with Group Audit process 
  • Preparation of VAT returns and support with tax compliance requirements including Transfer Pricing documentation
  • Experience of Intercompany transactions and reconciliations 
  • Management & implementation of an expense tool/process 
  • Apply a controls-based environment on financial oversight
  • Work closely with finance professionals in other regions
  • Ensure that all accounting procedures comply with applicable law and overall objectives
  • Demonstrate competency in complex accounting issues

Required Qualifications

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA), Bilanzbuchhalter
  • 1-2 years post qualification experience in industry
  • Excellent team player who is very comfortable working as part of a team and working with professionals in different locations
  • Detail orientation and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to drive for continuous improvement
  • Experience in intercompany transactions
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision preferred
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English and German required

What We Offer

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility, grow professionally, and Stay Nerdy
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Check out what employees say about us on Glassdoor 
  • Working at a leading open-source company
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible home office regulation
  • Individual training and development opportunities


Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.