Accountant - Germany

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"At Matsmart/Motatos, we challenge the thought of sustainable consumption. We want everyone to be able to contribute to saving our planet in an effortless way, and we believe revolutionizing how we all look upon food waste is a good place to start. At Matsmart/Motatos, we are taking care of already produced surplus goods and selling it online at affordable prices to customers who want to buy perfectly good food that otherwise would have gone to waste. We are present in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany and are on our way to the rest of Europe!

Join our revolution!" 🌎

We are now looking for an accountant to strengthen our Finance operations in Germany, in terms of daily accounting operations, controls and processes where financials meet the business. As an accountant in Germany you will work closely with all parts of the organisation and with our outsourced accounting partner. You will make sure our financial numbers and processes are in order at the same time as you will support the daily pre-accounting of invoices and perform daily payments. You will be the one developing our accounting processes in Germany in close collaboration with our central Finance team and our local country organization.

Your main work tasks will be:

  • Support our daily pre-accounting flow
  • Perform daily payments
  • Short-term liquidity planning
  • Reconcile bank and revenue bookings on a daily basis
  • Answer suppliers and other externals who contact the finance department and help them with their issue
  • Implementation of invoice approval and accounts payable software solution
  • Evaluate and improve the existing set-up between central finance team, local country organisation & outsourced accounting firm


  • 3+ years of experience within accounting, auditing or financial controlling preferably from fast-growing companies
  • Comfortable working in both German and English (also in writing)
  • Fast and eager to learn
  • Thorough and with an eye for details and effective process flows
  • Digital native, meaning that you are comfortable working on modern collaboration tools like Slack and Google Drive as well as intuitively using systems and digital tools in your work
  • Good communication and writing skills in both English and German 

What we offer:

  • We like to explore and we are not afraid to try new things. Our culture is important for us and we value that our employees feel that they learn new things, have fun at work and that it is a variation in their tasks. 
  • We offer you a social and energized workplace where your creativity and ideas are more than welcome and appreciated. 
  • Freedom with responsibility.
  • You will be a part of our journey and together with our customers contribute to saving our planet in an effortless way.

Start date: As soon as possible 📆

Work extent: Full time, permanent position with a six months probationary period

Location: Berlin

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



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Why work with us?

Do you want to work in an inspiring and fast paced environment together with an awesome team on a mission to minimize food waste? Then you have come to the right place.

  • Have real impact ♻️

    A unique opportunity to work hands on to reduce the food waste.

  • Entrepreneurial journey 💪

    Entrepreneurial experience in a well-financed company with very ambitious growth plans. Plenty of room for personal growth.

  • The best colleagues available👫

    We are a dedicated team that work towards a common goal. We have fun together and learn from each other. Everyday.

Workplace & culture

Our employees are driven, smart, fun and truly passionate about our mission - to reduce the food waste. The atmosphere is entrepreneurial and energetic. 


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