Head of Finance & Accounting (m/f/d) - Video Game Localization.

Permanent employee, Full-time · Germany

Your mission
Ready to level up?
Calling all gamers, geeks, and nerds! Have you always dreamt of turning your biggest passion into a career? Then come work for one of the world’s top employers in the video game localization industry! Our work in translation, voice over, QA and culturalization ensures that players around the world get to play their favorite games from all over the world in their native language. With over two decades of experience and over 5,500 titles in our portfolio, there’s only one question left to ask: are you ready to join the team?

Job description.
We are currently on the lookout for a new Head of Finance & Accounting to join us in our Berlin office, the ideal candidate will be reporting to the CEO.
 
Responsibilities. 
  • Create insightful reports and analyses to enable Senior Management in strategic and financial decision-making. 
  • The Head of Finance & Accounting drives on-time and in-quality execution of accounting and tax reporting requirements to ensure legal and regulatory compliance. 
  • Be able to generate weekly cashflow planning to guarantee sufficient cash on hand to keep operations running
  • On-time delivery of monthly financial accounting
  • The Head of Finance & Accounting acts as sounding board and sparring partner to the business leaders to foster a metrics-driven view on the company performance.
  • You have a consulting attitude and love being a profound professional, being in communication also with the CEO.
  • For further development Fundraising will play a significant role to develop AI competencies and will be led by the Head of Finance & Accounting.
Your profile

  • You have an academic background with studies in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent. An apprenticeship as an accountant of tax clerk would be of advantage.
  • You have 4-5 years of practical experience in accounting or balance sheet accounting and have in-depth knowledge of the German Commercial Code 
  • First experience in the management of employees (m / f / d) would be desirable, otherwise an interest in taking on leadership as well as empathy and talent for the appreciative leadership of employees (m / f / d) is a prerequisite.
  • Professional use of MS Office (especially Excel) and DATEV user knowledge. 
  • You have very good written/ spoken German and English skills whilst also having good communication skills with a confident demeanour paired with positive attitude.
  • You have a good understanding of processes and interfaces in accounting. You encourage collaboration and exchange across departmental boundaries and are interested in working on cross-departmental projects
  • You are characterized by pronounced analytical and conceptual skills, enjoy working in a team, but also convince through an independent, structured and result-oriented way of working. A high sense of responsibility and diligence for your area are among your strengths.

Why us?
We at Altagram understand that our product is only as good as our employees feel working here, and that’s why it’s so important for us to make our workplace as engaging and comfortable as possible. Here are some of the perks you can look forward to when joining our team:
 
  • Get a close look into the game localization industry with experienced colleagues by your side.
  • Choose your own adventure: whether you prefer going solo by working from home or having the support of your teammates around at the office, it’s up to you.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Watch your career progress along with our company.
  • Be a respected member of a team – your thoughts, opinions and feelings matter to us.
  • An inclusive environment, where everyone is valued.
  • Space for your four-legged-friends
  • Team breakfasts and regularly stocked drinks.
  • Lots of gaming.
  • Level up with our various sponsored workshops and masterclasses.
  • A main base made for protagonists – a beautiful office in Berlin’s scenic Treptower Park.
  • A luscious garden in which you can work outside, stroll around, enjoy a BBQ or enjoy outdoor activities with your colleagues.
 
By gamers, for gamers.
At Altagram, we are all nerds, and enthusiastic ones at that! That’s why developers love working with us; a passion-driven eye for detail and a lot of love for cultural accuracy. To keep up with this standard, we rely on the best and brightest talents in the business, from budding beginners to seasoned professionals. Being part of the Altagram Clan comes with a dynamic working pace, forward thinking approaches and most importantly, being part of a family. Whether you’re new in the game or not, there’s always something new to learn from the array of talented people working with us. When our senior experts aren’t teaching you the ins and outs of our work, why not join us for a round of Friday after work beers or our weekly company breakfasts!
  
Games are for everyone.

As rapidly as the gaming community is progressing, we are too. Working at Altagram means acceptance, regardless of your identity or background. We love seeing our employees be their true selves and putting their authenticity into their work. We don’t only work with diversity, we celebrate it. Our Berlin team alone consists of over 20 nationalities! No matter what community you are a part of, you can be sure to feel right at home with us.
 
 We look forward to your application! 
About us
We are a global multilingual game localization and audio production agency with offices in Berlin, Germany, Seoul, South Korea and Montreal, Canada. We are a talented and passionate team with years of experience in the video game and localization industry. With more than 5,500 game titles localized, we are a reliable partner to bring games to a worldwide audience.
 
We devise personalized and effective solutions for our clients’ needs in over 50 languages, guaranteeing the highest quality localization each and every time. We are grateful to be able to work with top video game developers and publishers who together represent 60% of the growth seen in our industry in 2020.
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