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(Senior) Accountant (d/f/m)

Berlin, Germany
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Looking for a company where you can have an impact? A company where you can have the best of two worlds – an ambitious work environment and an inclusive culture?

Founded in 1996, disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month.

We are seeking a professional individual to join our finance team as a (Senior) Accountant (d/f/m) in our offices in Berlin.

You will be part of the Global eCG finance team located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, reporting into the Global Financial Controller. You will work from Berlin with a small team mainly focused on further improving revenue controlling, accounting and reporting. Due to our fast growth and innovation, the controlling team continues to innovate and grow. This also means we work on exciting finance projects.

We are looking for a team member who will be responsible for our German entities: and eBay

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for our two German markets
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial closings by working closely with Financial Analysts based in the local eCG countries
  • Revenue controlling & accounting for your countries & centrally managed revenue streams
  • Expense controlling & accounting reporting of these countries. These include but are not limited to: marketing expense, cost of sale, sales discounts, sales bonuses
  • Coordinate local external statutory audits
  • Work on integrating new businesses, new revenue streams and the new billing system
  • Collaborate closely with the Company’s legal & tax advisors a.o. reviewing or submitting tax declarations and required forms with the authorities; where needed supporting tax audits from an accounting perspective
  • Prepare the financial and consolidated financial statement according to Local GAAP (HGB)
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly US Group reporting to eBay Inc. resp. Adevinta Group on specific revenues and accounts receivable area
  • Handling and securing of eBay / Adevinta and SOX Compliance
  • Supervising and improving of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes (day-to-day tasks are outsourced to Shared Services managed from Switzerland and USA)

Your profile:

  • Bachelor- or Master degree / MBA
  • Certified management accountants (German “Bilanzbuchhalter IHK”) or relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience in a accounting and/or controlling role, preferably in an international global environment
  • German GAAP (HGB) & Tax compliancy knowledge
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex problems in a clear concise way for the business
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully partner and influence with the different levels in the organization
  • Good stakeholder management experience (beneficial: in a global matrix organization)
  • Experience in working with accounting software (SAP GL preferred) will be a plus.
  • Analytical (excel) skills and an affinity with numbers
  • Able to work in a structured way in an agile environment
  • Eager to continuously improve and implement changes
  • Good understanding of Excel, Power Point, Navision, SAP or similar consolidating/reporting tools
  • Proficient in English and German, both written and speaking

What we offer:

  • Meaningful Work: We are a diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate team committed to a world where people share more and waste less. Every day you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference for our users, customers as well as shape the future.
  • Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide mobile work and flexible hours that gives you the autonomy, and scope to set your own working patterns and agendas. We empower our teams and people to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of fixing a number of office days.
  • Work-Life Balance: Our people really do come first and we have lots of options for greater work-life balance including four weeks work from anywhere per year, part-time work, and additional three months fully-paid parental leave time.
  • Growth and Development: We are a global organisation who truly believes in growing our people. To support this we offer lots of development and training opportunities and provide a budget for our team members.
  • Competitive Compensation: We know that our people are the key to our success and our compensation packages reflect this.
  • Connection and Inclusion: Our culture is the glue that holds us together. We believe in making meaningful connections and creating an inclusive atmosphere with lots of opportunities to connect both in your day to day work and through social team activities (online and offline).


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta* offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.


People are the heart of Adevinta*, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

*eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 17 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.
As a global network of loved local brands, including eBay Kleinanzeigen in Germany, Marktplaats in the Netherlands, and leboncoin in France, our team of over 7,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month.



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