Eastern Europe/Middle-East Controller

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Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

About Lime

Building a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Join us!

Actively Hiring
Based out of the regional offices in Warsaw, the Controller will be responsible for our accounting operations across Eastern Europe and Middle-East (EEME). You will report to the Global Controller and work side-by-side with the Shared Service Centre (based in Penang, Malaysia), local Operations teams and Regional General Managers.
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 Eastern Europe and Middle-East entities including ensuring timely and accurate statutory and management accounts
  • Review and analysis of the regional P&Ls, Balance Sheets and cash flow statements
  • Drive the roll-out of the EEME internal control framework in close cooperation with our Internal Audit department
  • Optimise processes through streamlining and automation, and with smart, pragmatic solutions for operational and reporting challenges
  • Establish and maintain close and effective relationships with internal and external partners
  • Long term strategic partnering with local providers and local auditors
  • Provide governance and oversight as a statutory director for local entities

About You

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and / or Business Administration
  • Professionally Qualified Financial Accountant
  • 8+ years relevant experience with progressing scope and responsibilities
  • Expert 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
  • Previous experience in relevant regions at a start-up, scale-up or multinational environment is highly preferred
  • Proficient with Excel and experience with Netsuite, Coupa and other cloud-based solutions is a plus
  • Can easily switch between hands-on operations and strategic thinking
  • Fluency in English with one additional Eastern European language would be great
  • Bold yet humble. Navigates and communicates effortlessly in a cross-functional and multicultural environment
  • 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

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to revolutionise transportation in cities around the world with the leader in urban mobility solutions
  • Hybrid remote working policy
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organisation, with significant opportunity for growth
  • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability.
  • Work with a team of successful, fun and motivated people
  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Wellness rewards and reimbursements
  • Company Funded Fertility/Family Forming Benefits
  • Unlimited Lime Vehicle use
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Regular compensation reviews – we reward great work!

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