General Accountant / Balance sheet Accountant (m/f/x)

as of now - fulltime - in 10179 Berlin, Germany


As Europe's largest Hostel chain a&o is simple, diverse and always with a smile. We push our mission "everyone can travel" through affordable prices and constant growth. By 2025, the company wants to be the first European hostel chain to be CO2 net zero - reducing its own ecological footprint to a minimum and offsetting the rest.
Since its foundation, a&o Hostels has seen itself as an employer whose teams are formed regardless of origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity.

To support our Accounting Tem at the Berlin headquarters we are looking for an General Accountant / Balance sheet Accountant (m/f/x).

We are also happy to consider applications for General Ledger Accountant, Expert Accounting, Financial Accountant.


  • You contribute to the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements at individual company level (HGB)
  • You are responsible for the day-to-day business of General Ledger Accounting
  • The continuous optimization of accounting-related business processes and their documentation are part of your job
  • You handle Intercompany and balance account reconciliation
  • You assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements according to HGB and IFRS
  • You are our contact for tax consultants and auditors (incl. international coordination)
  • You work closely with our Controlling department and the functional units



  • You successfully finished an education as company accountant or graduated in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • You have at least two years of professional experience in Accounting or Finance
  • You have proven knowledge and skills in accounting according to HGB and IFRS closure confidence
  • Knowledge in consolidation according to LucaNet are of advantage
  • You handle MS Office and accounting software (DATEV) confidently
  • Your working method is independent, engaged, and structured
  • You have experience in leading and developing a team
  • A high willingness to perform as well as the ability to communicate and work in a team characterize you
  • Turstworthiness and confidentiality are a given for you
  • We are an international company – therefore you speak German and English fluently (minimum B2 Level)
  • Completed exams as a balance sheet accountant are an advantage



  • Staff members stay for 1 Euro in all a&o hostels
  • attractive corporate benefits such as discounted leisure activities and events
  • subsidized language courses
  • Subsidized company pension scheme
  • 100% coverage of your public transport costs (job ticket)
  • support for your further education in the form of various trainings
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis
  • Seniority bonuses in the form of cash bonuses and additional vacation days
  • room for the implementation of own ideas
  • Short decision-making processes and open communication


Curious? We are very happy to receive your application (CV, cover letter, desired salary, earliest possible starting-date).

Apply now!


Stephan Schüngel
Head of Finance, Accounting & Tax