Manager General Ledger (f/m/d)

31 Mar 2022
15 Jun 2022
As a Manager/Accountant (f/m/d) in General Ledger, you provide internal customers with high quality, accurate, and timely financial data as well as reports to enable informed business decisions. Furthermore, you manage accounting processes, post to the general ledger, maintain master data, reconcile and maintain multiple balance sheet accounts, prepare financial statements and perform complex financial analysis tasks. In addition, you participate in audit or pre-audit tasks, compliance activities and other accounting related cross functional projects.
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you’re great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

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  • Drive the correct procedure of closing processes (monthly, quarterly, yearly) on the highest quality and strive for continuous improvement. This includes the settlement of deferred expenses and income, and the reconciliation of Intercompany and Intracompany in accordance with corporate policies and IFRS/local gaaps.
  • Conceptualise and drive initiatives to increase financial transparency, while establishing and cultivating trustful cross-functional cooperation and efficient information flow with the business, controlling and technical teams.
  • Propose and implement measures to optimise financial processes alongside operational KPIs, and ensure alignment of cross-cutting initiatives.
  • Manage projects, i.e. drive content, coordinate stakeholders and a small project team.
  • Leverage your expertise and previous experience to constantly seek out better ways of performing processes, to contribute to process excellence initiatives and to mentor more junior team members.
  • You hold a degree (Bachelor, Master, MBA) in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent and you have up to 5 years of work experience in a related field.
  • You have a profound background in accounting principles (IFRS), and in working with SAP.
  • You have strong process and analytical skills to deliver a great data-driven performance.
  • You are able to drive projects autonomously, keeping tight deadlines and managing multiple stakeholders.
  • You are self-driven, results-oriented, and enjoy working independently: you take being a role model seriously, always display a positive attitude and you are a real team player.
  • You are curious and open to continuous change, accept uncertainty and actively seek improvements in your area of responsibility.
  • You are brave to experiment and test improvements.
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • If you work from an office in your role, a choice of office equipment to be delivered to you, to support you working from home due to COVID-19 safety

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

  • Employee parents’ forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the Fürstenberg Institute
It’s the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

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Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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