Supervisor Accounting DACH - Just Eat

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What do you do?

We are looking for an energetic, strong Supervisor Accounting for the DACH region, who wants join Just Eat in their exciting, challenging journey to become the biggest and best global Food Delivery Powerhouse. Because of the extremely high growth since the takeover of Delivery Hero Germany by in 2018, joining forces with Just Eat in 2020 and the upcoming acquisition of Grubhub, the core focus within Just Eat is on alignment, process improvements and (post-acquisition) integration. That is why we expect everybody to always have a critical mindset focussed on optimalisation and creating strong, scalable processes.

As the Supervisor Accounting you will report to the Senior Manager Accounting & Reporting and lead a team of 2 (Lead) Accountants, which could be expanded over time. Together, you are responsible for the end to end accounting & reporting activities for all DACH entities: Germany, Austria & Swiss. You have a coordinating, reviewing (approving) and supporting role towards your team who are responsible month-end close, transactional activities, preparation and processing of memo postings, control of the Balance Sheet (checks, accruals, provisions, reconciliations) and P&L, to the preparation of the financial reporting packs and fiscal responsibilities. When necessary you don’t mind stepping in yourself and getting your hands dirty. But mainly you develop and train your team, coordinate them and focus on optimizing the (local) processes. You will be the primary point of contact during (internal & external) audits, make sure the audit files are prepared and liaise with the local tax authorities and external advisors.

You make sure the financial reporting packs are delivered on day 3, including a BS and P&L analytical review insights. It is your responsibility to deep dive into every variance and adhoc issue, so you will be able to explain and argument them in the periodic reviews with Financial Control, FP&A, Tax and Country Management. You are able to communicate financial/ business impact for your countries and provide recommendations.

Who are you?

We are looking for a pragmatic, people orientated Supervisor Accounting. A true financial; somebody who takes ownership for their numbers, is accurate and knows how to prioritize. But supplemented with business curiosity, an analytical and future looking approach and able to drive continuous improvement.

“Just Eat has grown from a attic start-up to become a Food Delivery powerhouse, but still embodies the scale-up mentality. Entrepreneurial, pragmatic and fast paced. Because of the recent exponential growth there is a strong focus on setting a up strong, mature corporate finance structures. To do this within Just Eat you have be able to create structure and have a pragmatic & handson attitude. You have a stable, strong presence and are able to support & advice colleagues on different levels. With your open, clear style of communication you are able to lead (by example), coach and develop your colleagues.”

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance,

  • At least 5-7 years of experience as a (Supervisor) Accountant or (regional) Financial controller with full GL / reporting responsibility

  • Experience in managing an accounting team

  • Excellent communication skills in English & (business )fluency in German

  • Expert current knowledge of IFRS and GERMAN GAAP, local laws & regulations

  • High attention to details with excellent organizational skills and ability to take charge, set objectives, drive to results

  • Positive attitude, collaborative, team player and comfortable in a fast-growing environment that changes as the business grows

  • Able to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency while meeting deadlines, you can handle deadlines and manage priorities while balancing work and home in a healthy way

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all your team members and other stakeholders

More about Just Eat

Just Eat is a leading global online food delivery marketplace, connecting consumers and restaurants through its platform in 24 countries. They offer an online marketplace where supply and demand for food delivery and ordering meet. As an online food delivery platform, Just Eat facilitates the online ordering, payment and occasionally, fulfilment of orders. They utilise a hybrid model which builds on their marketplace heritage (where restaurants do their own delivery) with logistics capability (for select restaurants without their own delivery capabilities). This model ensures consumers have the widest possible variety of restaurants to order from.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company was created in January 2020 by bringing together two of the world’s most successful food delivery firms: (founded in 2000 in the Netherlands) and Just Eat (founded in 2001 in Denmark). Both companies were started by ambitious entrepreneurs who grew their businesses to be the number one food delivery players in their home markets and many others around the world. Today, Just Eat is the leading global online food delivery marketplace outside China.

Joining forces with Grubhub

Just Eat's mission has consistently been focused on becoming the best food delivery company on the planet. Since its founding in 2000, has chosen only to enter into markets in which it believes it can become a leader and be profitable. In fact, it is one of the rare examples of a profitable food delivery platform. The profits in the Netherlands helped secure a leadership position in Germany and other Continental European countries. The growth and profitability of the businesses eventually allowed it to merge with Just Eat, another profitable European food delivery business. As a result, Just Eat has leading positions in three of the world's four largest profit pools for food delivery: the U.K., Germany and the Netherlands.

Just Eat management believes that Grubhub is the best food delivery company in the U.S. and it is the only one which is culturally similar to Just Eat It has its origins in marketplace, and unlike most other food delivery companies, it has consistently been EBITDA positive. Grubhub as part of Just Eat will become an even stronger business. Just Eat owns SkipTheDishes, the clear leader in Canada. By building a North American leadership position, Just Eat will be able to further strengthen both the Canadian and U.S. businesses. Just Eat will prioritise sustainable growth over profits, as this has been a major driver of its strategy and success in Europe. Grubhub has leading positions in a number of large U.S. cities, including New York. Just Eat intends to invest in expanding these leading positions.

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