Finance Associate



Accounting & Finance
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023
At Morressier, our purpose is to advance civilization by uncovering knowledge and fostering collaboration. We want to enable all the world's learners to discover, share and advance new ideas.

We are a passionate team, driven in the pursuit of our goals and at our best when we are working together, supporting, and inspiring one another. Our work may be serious and globally impactful, but we are light-hearted. We are optimistic, creative, and modest in our mindset.

We are looking for an extremely organized Finance Associate who will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth of the business. Working directly for the Head of Finance & supported by our external advisors, you'll have a varied role, working across all areas of finance and taxation.

  • Working with our external tax accountants, take responsibility for the preparation of timely and accurate monthly financial statements for our German parent company
  • Assist with financial processes for our subsidiary entities (currently USA and UK)
  • Support the Head of Finance with our internal and external reporting
  • Play a key role in our financial planning and forecasting processes
  • Track actual spend against budget and analyze & investigate discrepancies
  • Manage Invoicing and Accounts Receivable
  • Support the continuous improvement of our Finance & Accounting processes and policies
  • Act as the day to day contact for our external tax advisor
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders
  • Competitive package and share options
  • Flexibility for remote work from home or anywhere else
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working at the heart of a passionate, impact-driven team from around the world
  • A chance to do meaningful work and further our vision of accelerating scientific breakthroughs and global innovation
  • You have 3+ years of relevant professional experience in a start-up, in-house, or external accounting firm
  • You have extensive knowledge in German HGB
  • You have ideally worked with DATEV, familiarity with other ERP software (Netsuite, Xero, Quickbooks, etc) is a plus
  • You have good verbal and written communication skills in German and English
  • You have strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and you enjoy working with data
  • Ownership mentality, financial savviness, creativity, and drive to get things done
  • You are a self-starter with a track record of independently leading new initiatives
  • You bring a passion for working and learning in a fast-growing, mission-focused business
  • Knowledge of international accounting standards, e.g. IFRS and US GAAP is a plus
About us
Morressier is the leading platform for conferences designed for enduring value. Since 2014, more than 200 of the world’s leading professional and scientific organizations trust Morressier to support their virtual and hybrid meetings, engage their users, and amplify their content. Morressier offers its clients a powerful platform, granular data and analytics, and extensive possibilities for revenue generation. At the same time, increased accessibility to previously ephemeral content accelerates breakthroughs and innovation.

Morressier is a fast-growing technology company with prominent investors on board and a highly-motivated team located in their main offices in Berlin, Washington DC, and remote around the world. We are looking for passionate people who are excited about how we can change science for the better and accelerate innovation.