Accountant (home office)

Reports to: Executive Assistant

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria.

We are a mission-driven non-profit organisation looking for an Accountant based in Germany who will operate from home.

Your tasks:
• verification of incoming invoices (internal and external)
• add invoices to SharePoint approval flow
• upload invoices and pre capture bookings on Datev server
• make payments on various platforms (Datev, Foreign Exchange, bank transfer)
• check travel and third party expense reimbursement claims of staff
• maintain chart of accounts and related files on SharePoint
• provide financial evaluations as required
• check monthly acc. business assessment from tax advisor and reconciliation
• monitor expenditures vs budgets
• check monthly bank statement on Datev server (allocate receipts, check for inconsistencies)
• check monthly credit card statements (gather receipts, upload and pre capture on Datev server)
• create outgoing invoices
• monitor incoming payments
• dunning
• provide support / documents for annual financial statements and audits where required

Your qualifications and experience:
• Completed commercial professional training, preferably with additional specialist qualifications
• Minimum two years of experience in finance and accounting
• Interest in digitalization processes in finance and accounting
• Confident handling of MS-Office applications
• Willingness to familiarize with Datev accounting software
• Structured work, problem solving skills and organizational talent
• Excellent written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
• German native speaker, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.

We offer:
• A challenging, multifaceted, work-from-home position at a world leading, internationally recognised standard organisation.
• The chance to support the national and international movement towards sustainable textile production.
• A highly motivated, worldwide team and harmonious work environment.

If you meet above criteria and are interested in the position, please email your resume to Jacqueline Schneider, by 15 January 2023.

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