Working at EDGE Technologies | International Certified Accountant
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International Certified Accountant (Berlin)

We are a fast growing technology company, changing the world for the better. One building at a time. 

Joining EDGE means joining a high-energy team of more than 90 professionals that together redefine the real estate industry on a daily basis. We are product owners, developers, engineers, business strategists and IT-ers. All working towards our greatest goal: serving the world with better buildings. Because we strongly believe buildings can be healthier, smarter, more sustainable and at the same time incredibly cool. Are you up for the challenge?

What’s amazing about this job?

As a member of a strong finance team of 4 extremely driven professionals you will be in charge of all accounting related matters for the German company and the German projects. You will report to the German Finance Director and as a member of the team to the Dutch headquarter in Amsterdam. This role will give you an overview on the investment structures and mechanisms of an international real estate development company. As the International Certified Accountant you will have great impact in helping the finance team to get things done and act as highly valued support function for our German as well as our international team.

Responsibilities you have

  • Creating monthly and quarterly reports for management incl. reporting to headquarter
  • Providing input for consolidated cashflow prognoses
  • Accounting (HGB) for all German subsidiaries incl. all subsidiary ledgers
  • Coordinating and verifying Luxembourgian accounting with the company’s accounting
  • Communicating with Dutch and Luxembourgian directors in terms of business management
  • Reviewing booking and payment process
  • Supporting the creation of consolidated annual report and clarifying all accounting issues in collaboration with external tax advisors in Germany
  • Guiding and developing a finance student worker
  • Main contact person for all accounting issues as well as administrative tasks in terms of our development projects

Skills you have

  • Several years of experience in a controlling function, Big 4 Public Accounting firm and/or Real Estate experience is preferred (additional international experience is an advantage)
  • Knowledge of IFRS and HGB accounting standard preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to evaluate issues, propose and implement solutions
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a cross functional team
  • Proactive attitude, commitment to continuous learning, willingness to challenge the status quo to improve processes
  • Flexibility, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with Navision of advantage
  • Fluent speaking and writing German and English language skills

What we offer

  • A vision that supports our employees in believing in the meaningfulness of their jobs
  • A team that really acts as a team and highly appreciates working with each other
  • Flexible working hours
  • Catering for lunch
  • Monthly public transport ticket
  • Sport allowance
Our experience

Our experience

EDGE Technologies is the result of over 20 years of real estate experience

Known for

Known for

In 2015 we officially delivered The Edge, the smartest office building in the world

Award winning

Award winning

Our team has won over 20 awards for our buildings

Our offices

Our offices

We work with over 90 people in our offices in New York, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Berlin

Values you should live & breathe

Our company values shape our EDGE culture and guide the way we do business. These values represent who we are, what we believe in and how we work together as a team. We like to think of these values as the definition of what makes our company and our people unique.

Build a better world

Our vision is simple: we want to build a better world. In order to do so, we have to create the best buildings in the world by excelling in our fields of excellence: sustainability, wellbeing, design and technology.

Service our ultimate customer: the resident

We love our work – the art and science of building buildings – but we must never forget that everything starts with the people and their needs. Residents are our ultimate customers and we aim to serve them in the best possible way. 

Think big, bold and distort reality

We believe that the best way to predict the future is to shape it ourselves. We thrive on innovation and challenge prevailing assumptions to disrupt the status quo. 

Be agile and biased for action

The world moves at an unprecedented speed. In order to keep up, we must be agile, move quickly and adapt easily. We make fast decisions and act accordingly. 

Attract, develop and retain exceptional talent

We accept only A-players and do everything to attract, keep and develop them. They raise the performance bar for all of us and inspire everyone else to higher standards of personal and professional development.

Serve our high-performance team

We believe that the team is the star in our company, and we want to win the World Cup as a team. We get further by going together, by treating each other with respect, and by supporting each other whenever possible.

Be honest and transparent

We believe in honesty and transparency as a means of bringing out the best in everyone. We thus demand a culture of constant, constructive feedback that will enable each of us to grow and develop. 

Have an ownership mindset

We believe in the power of entrepreneurial spirit and an ownership mindset: behaving as if you were the owner. This means always acting in the company’s best interest – not that of yourself or your team. 

Strive for excellence

We know that success is ultimately based on amazing execution, thus we cannot accept anything less than the highest standards. We act pragmatically when we need to be fast but action-bias is not an excuse for bad execution. 

Get it done

At the end of the day, we are only successful and impactful when we get things done. This is why we focus radically on what matters the most and beware of shiny distractions. We focus on solutions, not problems. 

Are you up for the challenge?

Do you have any questions about the position? Then contact or send your CV, including a motivation letter to Mary Lynn Podstawski (HR Manager) via hr@edge.tech