Financial Accountant (m/f)


Finance | Berlin, Germany

Company Description

Rocket Internet incubates and invests in internet and technology companies globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 33,000 employees. Rocket Internet holds stakes in two significant publicly listed companies, Delivery Hero and HelloFresh. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) and is included in the MDAX index. For further information please visit

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Financial Accountant (m/f) to join our Finance team in our headquarters in Berlin. Amongst many exciting challenges, you will:

  • Be responsible for entities accounting (debitors, creditors, bank, provisions, etc.), including monthly closing per HGB (we have around 15 German entities)
  • Perform weekly payments and cost reconciliations
  • Balance intercompany accounts
  • Submit quarterly VAT declarations
  • Analyze receivables and follow-up on payments
  • Prepare monthly cashflow reports
  • Work on the year-end closing and finalize it with our internal and external tax consultant
  • Support the Department of Finance with diverse tasks with a focus on accounting and finance


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Preferably completed studies as a Steuerfachangestellter/-in, Bilanzbuchhalter/-in or comparable education
  • Confidence in working with MS Excel. Ideally knowledge of DATEV
  • Good structural skills with a strong problem solving mindset
  • Hands-on mentality and solution-driven personality
  • Ability to work independently, flexible with a positive attitude
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and good knowledge of English

Additional Information

Rocket powers a global network of companies with unique reach, extensive resources and exceptional people. You’ll be based in Berlin, one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic cities. The Rocket Tower offers you high-end offices, a roof terrace, a free gym as well as free fruits, cereals and drinks. You’ll get access to our exclusive events (Rocket University, Hackathons, Parties...) and unique career opportunities across our network. In addition to the German health insurance and pension plan, you will have flexible working hours.