Group Accountant – 14 months contract

London, GB

Job Description / Skills Required

Company Description

Omio is pursuing a vision of bringing global transport into a single distribution system and creating end-to-end magical consumer journeys. While the whole world of air, hotels, or car rental is normalized, rail, bus, ferries, airport transfer, all forms of ground transport are fragmented on a local level.

Omio is the largest source of inventory with 1000+ suppliers operating in 35 countries in Europe and North America. Along with their two brands, Rome2Rio used for global discovery, and Omio used for ticketing and journeys, they attract 600m+ users on a yearly basis while continuing to launch new geographies, new verticals, and new products as they scale. It’s a team based in Berlin, with offices in Prague, London, Melbourne.

They are a team of more than 350 passionate employees from more than 45 countries who share the same vision: to create a single tool to help send travellers almost anywhere in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Job Description
  • Prepare annual consolidated financial statements (including notes and narrative) in accordance with IFRS

  • Monthly reporting of the consolidated balance sheet and liaison with external accountants for smaller subsidiaries

  • Prepare annual financial statements for the German subsidiaries, in accordance with German GAAP

  • Prepare annual financial statements for the UK subsidiary, in accordance with FRS 102

  • Monitoring and aligning intercompany balances between subsidiaries

  • Work cross functionally to ensure that the recognition of self-generated intangible assets is IFRS compliant

  • Be a point of contact within the Group for all technical IFRS accounting matters. Help the Head of Group Accounting to assess and implement any relevant new accounting standards and reporting requirements

  • Maintain and update monthly IFRS adjustments

  • Regularly update the IFRS Group accounting policies and procedures manual

  • Be the first point of contact for subsidiary companies in the application of the Group’s accounting policies

  • Act as part of the project team in case of significant transactions or finance improvement projects

  • Work with external auditors to deliver clean audit opinions and efficient audit process

  • Work cross functionally to achieve a robust control environment

  • Drive improvements in the Group’s reporting process

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

  • Relevant accounting qualification

  • Strong knowledge and relevant experience with IFRS technical accounting and external reporting

  • Knowledge and experience with German GAAP (preferred)

  • Sound experience with consolidation software and ERP systems (we use Workday)

  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills as collaboration across the organization is essential

  • Passionate about building and optimizing processes

  • University degree (BA minimum)

  • Fluent in English, German (nice to have)

What’s in it for you? #LifeatOmio

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, together, we are powering journeys that move us
  • 27 vacation days, a day off on your birthday, and more
  • Travel Benefits Scheme
  • A diverse team of more than 45 nationalities

Diversity makes us stronger

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

Hiring process and background checks

At Omio, we work in partnership with Giant Screening, once a job offer has been accepted, Giant will be engaged to carry out background screening. Giant will reach out to you via email and occasionally via telephone/text message so that they can gather all relevant information required. Consent will be requested prior to any information being passed to our services company.