This role is part of our Central Finance Team at saas.group.

What is saas.group?

Think of us as the driving force behind your favorite software success stories. saas.group, established in 2017, is on a mission to turbocharge promising B2B SaaS ventures, unlocking their full potential. As a Software-as-a-Service portfolio powerhouse, we specialize in acquiring small software treasures and polishing them into industry stars. With a dynamic, fully remote team of nearly 300 colleagues spanning 44 countries we are truly global and we are rewriting the playbook on SaaS innovation and collaboration. We grow 17 exciting brands under our umbrella. Feel free to explore our Candidate's Hub to get an insider's view, dive into our culture, gain valuable insights into our teams and how we work.

Profile Overview

The Accounting Team Lead will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the accounting team, which includes three direct reports. This role involves performing consolidation and accounting of group-internal transactions, overseeing the monthly close process (in some cases in coordination with external accounting firms), and developing the group's accounting policies, processes and systems.

The Accounting Team Lead will report to the Director of Accounting and Tax. The successful candidate will also work closely with auditors, tax advisors and our CFO.

Your responsibilities

  • Team Management: Lead and manage a team of three accounting professionals, providing guidance, support, and performance feedback.
  • Consolidation and Group-Internal Transactions: Perform consolidation of financial statements and manage accounting for group-internal transactions to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Monthly Close Process: Oversee the monthly close process, including coordination with external accounting firms to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Accounting Policy Development: Develop and implement group accounting policies to ensure consistency and compliance across the organization.
  • Auditor Cooperation: Act as the primary point of contact for auditors, facilitating audit processes and ensuring the timely provision of required documentation and information.
  • Process and System Development: Identify opportunities for improving accounting processes and systems, leading initiatives to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, laws, and regulations, and prepare accurate financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaboration with Leadership: Report directly to the Director of Accounting and Tax, and occasionally work together with the CFO on strategic financial projects and initiatives.

What You bring to the table

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or team lead role.
  • Technical Skills: Strong knowledge of accounting principles and standards (HGB, US-GAAP), experience with consolidation, and proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems.
  • Leadership Skills: Ability to lead, mentor, and develop a team.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (other languages are a plus), with the ability to interact effectively with various stakeholders, including senior management and external auditors.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines.

What’s in it for You

  • Ultimate flexibility: We’re 100% remote. You can work from wherever you like, whenever you like.
  • Freedom and autonomy: We’re a high-trust team, and you’ll be given lots of independence to solve problems in your own way — with plenty of help from the team when you need it.
  • Minimum bureaucracy: We don’t like to get bogged down with meetings and red tape. We like to be efficient and keep momentum steady & sustainable.
  • Small & friendly team: We help each other out, have fun, and joke around.
  • Our network: We are a community of entrepreneurial SaaS professionals that regularly exchange ideas, knowledge, learning  and expertise with each other internally. 
  • Unlimited paid time off: We want you to recharge your batteries when needed.

We don’t just simply offer you to “take a job with us” but rather to “join us on this journey” to build the world's largest platform of independent SaaS companies. 

Sounds like something you’re up for? Feel free to apply even if you don’t check all these boxes. We believe in the power of diversity and fresh perspectives to spice up our team. Your application might just be the missing ingredient!

 

SaaS.Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you're passionate about working with a team that values innovation, excellence, and fairness, we encourage you to apply.

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