What if... your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.

Your role

You are part of the senior team in the group. In addition to your day-to-day accounting responsibilities, you will play a core part in mapping the future requirements for the team, the hiring and onboarding processes.

You will

  • Act as a sparring partner to our Director Accounting
  • Provide leadership to our accountants and constantly train the team
  • Be responsible for reviewing, correcting and securing current accounting records
  • Be responsible for the preparation and submission of VAT and ZM declarations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (completeness check of booked sales, plausibility check of transaction data, sample check, report preparation, ad-hoc analyses, etc.)
  • Sparring partner for Finance & Controlling, Operations, IT, Sales and Procurement
  • Proactively and continuously develop existing processes (especially on and in our ERP system as well as in the continuous involvement and development of the closing process)

What you bring

  • Degree in business administration and/or further training as an certified accountant (Bilanzbuchhalter*in) or assistant tax consultant (Steuerfachangestellte*r)
  • 5+ years of experience in finance and accounting in an (international) company with work experience in HGB; IFRS is a plus
  • You like to work in an organized and structured way, which is why you also proactively apply these skills where there is potential for improvement
  • As a team player, you are committed to a sense of togetherness and professional exchange, guaranteeing constant further development of your team and communication at eye level
  • You have a fluent language proficiency in German and English, both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics BC365 is a plus

Forto is an internationally growing company

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.


  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Team: At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Impact: We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Personal & Professional Development: Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.


Company Benefits


  • Climate Action Group
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Paperless Office
  • Donating trees


Learning & Development

  • Trainings & Library
  • Language Courses
  • 2 Performance Cycles
  • L&D Budget


  • Visa/Relocation Support
  • Onboarding Plan
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program



  • Inspiring Offices
  • Flexible desks 
  • Free vegan snacks and drinks
  • Regular Events

Other Benefits

  • Corporate Benefits
  • Employee & Sales Referral Program
  • Pension Scheme (country-dependant)



Work Environment

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote Work 
  • Home Office Equipment



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