Accounting Manager EMEA

Join Lime as they are looking for a Accounting Manager EMEA

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

Based out of Poland, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for all aspects of accounting as well as driving data integrity and compliance. You will report to the EMEA Controller, work side-by-side with the Shared Service Centre (based in Penang, Malaysia), local financial service providers, local Operations teams and Regional General Managers. You will be given the opportunity to support the development and growth of Lime across EMEA.

As we are growing extremely fast, we’re looking for a self-starter who is autonomous, hard-working and structured with excellent attention to detail. Flexibility is a key trait, you are comfortable with the unknown and ready to roll up your sleeves to see ideas, projects and new initiatives through to the end.

What You'll Do:

Own the financial close and processes for EMEA entities and collaborate with local financial service providers to facilitate a smooth monthly and yearly financial close process. Assist in preparing various EMEA entity filing requirements and contribute to annual financial and management reporting. Play an active role in the statutory audit process, arranging planning meetings, identifying key stakeholders, defining milestones, and managing the overall timeframe. Review and analyze the P&Ls, Balance Sheets, and cash flow statements of the entities to ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data. Collaborate with diverse teams across the organization to drive overall enhancements in the Finance department. Optimize processes through streamlining and automation, implementing smart, pragmatic solutions for operational and reporting challenges. Establish and maintain close and effective relationships with both internal and external partners. Engage in long-term strategic partnerships with local providers and auditors to ensure smooth financial operations.

About You:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and / or professional accounting qualification ACA / ACCA 5+ years relevant experience with progressing scope and responsibilities Knowledge of US GAAP and ability to apply these practically. IFRS and any local GAAP is a plus. Hands-on experience with internal and external audits as well as building a strong control environment Experience in an EMEA finance context, scale-up or multinational environment is highly preferred Proficient with Excel and experience with Netsuite, Workiva, Coupa and other cloud-based ERP solutions is a plus Bold yet humble. Navigates and communicates effortlessly in a cross-functional and multicultural environment. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with a desire for continuous growth and improvement Ability to operate at Limespeed: high-tempo, high-energy and high-passion and flexible to collaborate with our US and International offices across multiple time zones Relentlessly result-driven without taking shortcuts: integrity above everything



Why Lime? 

When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity

Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps

Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence

Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood

Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors

Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world

Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools

Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer

Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions

Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.