Head of Accounting (m/f)
Rimac Location, Germany, Croatia
We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.
Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.
As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.
Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.
1. Main responsibilities:
Build and lead a high performance team of motivated accountants and act as a sparring partner to support their growth and professional development
Recruit future team members and create a challenging and attractive working environment
Preparation of yearend financial statements under IFRS and local GAAP for purpose of statutory audit and sign-off by the Board of Management
Managing monthly book closing process incl. fixed asset accounting, accruals and prepayments, special items such as leasing agreements, call options and other accounting entries
Ensure financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations and IFRS statutory reporting requirements
Take responsibility to coordinate the year end external audit process, ensure in time closing and play a proactive role in managing statutory yearend audit
Ensure close coordination with external advisors and internal and external auditors to ensure strong controls over financial reporting
Manage monthly Bugatti Rimac Group consolidation process
Analyze financial information and present financial status incl. timely preparation of meaningful accounting and statistical reports and financial statements (HNB, FINA) for executives and third parties
Definition, communication and implementation of bookkeeping rules and regulatory requirements and act as a partner with executives and departments across the organization to raise awareness
Manage implementation and maintenance of a system of internal controls (policies and procedures)
Lead finance projects and support department projects with focus on accounting, regulatory reporting and in time adoption of new rules and regulations
Be an ambassador of end-to-end process thinking and documentation
University degree in Finance / Business Administration with focus on finance and accounting, or equivalent qualification
IFRS and local GAAP proficiency
> 10 years of professional experience in accounting, with thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and in-depth understanding of accounting principles (IFRS, local GAAP) within a company focused on production and product development
Experience working for a multinational/ Big4 company and/ or relevant proven track record abroad
Minimum of 5 years’ of leadership experience
Well-versed with ERP (Infor is a plus) and state-of-the-art IT tools
Proven ability to work in a fast-changing environment and execute with urgency
Excellent process and structuring skills and high level of dedication and resilience
Accurate, and self-driven person with excellent high school and academic qualifications
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
What we are like and what we offer
If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?