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

as of now - fulltime - in Berlin, Germany


a&o Hostels: we are simple, honest and always with a smile. Since our first opening in 2000 we are expanding Europe-wide, true to our mission EVERYONE CAN TRAVEL. With currently 39 hostels in 23 cities an 8 countries, we are by now Europe’s largest hostel provider, making our mission a reality! In doing so, as well as to keep and improve our standards and services we are supported and pushed by our headquarters in Berlin.

Our teams are the core of a&o Hostels – to support these we are looking for a n Senior Accountant General Ledger, Senior Expert Accounting, Accountant, number cruncher!
Join our team in Berlin's headquarter now!


  • 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 three 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



  • An exciting, responsible job in one of the top-innovators amongst Hostel-providers is expecting you
  • You can experience an team-oriented work-environment with loads of room for developing and implementing your own ideas and your personal growth
  • Short decision-making-processes and open communication are a major benefit of your new working-context
  • Enjoy attractive corporate benefits, including free accommodation in all a&o's during your holiday and discounted leisure activities and events
  • We support your personal development with trainings and language courses!
  • -Option of further training to become a certified accountant
  • Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis
  • Bonus for the period of employment – e.g. cash reward and extra holidays
  • Monthly subvention to the BVG-Ticket


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

Apply online now!


Tobias Drews
Team Leader General Ledger