BOXXPORT.com is the world’s leading B2B marketplace for trading ocean containers. Using real-time data on container availability and price, ocean containers can be traded in 184 countries around the world, no matter where they are located – whether in port, on a construction site, or on a company’s premises. BOXXPORT creates complete transparency for the first time – for the local trader, via industrial companies, up to globally operating freight forwarders. The global trade with containers thus becomes faster, more efficient, and more convenient.
Since going live in July 2019, BOXXPORT has managed to grow steadily and exponentially increase the trade of containers on its B2B marketplace. The Hamburg-based startup was founded by industry experts who have been successfully working in the container industry for decades and therefore know the immense opportunities, but also the current and upcoming challenges of this market.
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Finance Manager (full-time)
THESE WILL BE YOUR DUTIES
You take responsibility for the whole accounting, bookkeeping and documentation process at BOXXPORT.
Including documentation and booking of incoming and outgoing invoices as well as bank and general ledger accounts; reconciliation of accounts and preparation of evaluations/statistics; processing of electronic payment transactions and cash management; collaboration in the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements; advance sales tax return and HR accounting. You prepare the documentation and accounting for our external tax consultant and payroll accounting office as well as prepare.
After an intensive and detailed onboarding process, you will step in the analysis of current flows and offer improved
processes if required. Of course, this role includes a intensive and frequent communication with our Operations team as well as with BOXXPORT Management. You will conduct meetings and provide support for preparation and follow-up communication.
Position will be on full-time bases (40 hours per week)
You would be mainly working from the office in the city center of Hamburg.
Remote work is possible, but not on full time bases.
- Maintain the general ledger by processing all company invoices, payments, and purchases
- Review and verify accuracy of financial and contract paperwork and processes
- Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting
- Communicate with German and other authorities (incl. VAT/MwSt)
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You have successfully completed vocational training with further training as an accountant or comparable qualification.
Ideally, you have several years of professional experience, ideally in a medium-sized, internationally oriented company.
You should be able to write, speak and listen to English at a good level.
You should have experience with handling the accounting software DATEV and MS Office programs.
You have an independent and structured way of working, you show a high degree of discretion, integrity and reliability and you are willing to work in an international, young and diverse team.
- Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting
- 3+ years‘ accounting experience
- Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
- Languages: German (C1 or mothers tongue) and English (B2)
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US
As we are a growing company with a high pace, we are able to offer development options within BOXXPORT. We want to contribute to digitizing international trade – and you can be part of it. Every opinion and idea counts in a working environment where we all work at eye level. Our product is international, and so we are. Work in a growing team of more than 15 nationalities and experience what it means to take advantage of a multicultural environment.