hero

Job Opportunities in the Daphni Portfolio


Daphni
80
companies
721
Jobs

Accounting Manager

Coravin

Coravin

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

International Accounting Manager

Amsterdam, Hybrid

The Company

Coravin is a global wine technology company and world leader in wine preservation. Our award-winning systems enable wine lovers everywhere to pour any wine, at any time, in any measure and preserve the life of their bottes for weeks, months or even years.

Available in over 60 countries, online and in-store. Coravin can be found in leading global, international, local retailers and fine wine shops around the world. As well, as enabling the creation of the World’s best and most varied wine by the glass programs in premium restaurants, bars, and wineries.

Coravin is headquartered in Bedford, MA in the US, with a satellite office in Amsterdam. There are employees located across the US, Europe, & APAC regions.

Our Mission: Changing the Way the World Drinks Wine.

Our Vision: Giving wine lovers everywhere the power of choice, the flexibility and freedom to finish the bottle whenever they want, (be that a few days, weeks, months or even years), confident in the knowledge that every glass will taste as good as the first.

Our Values: PASSIONATE PEOPLE, PIONEERING WINE TECHNOLOGY. We’re BETTER TOGETHER. We STRIVE TO THRIVE. We’re RESILIANT & RESOURCEFUL.

Are you passionate about wine? Do you have 4 years accounting experience (2 years Dutch or EU experience) and are looking for a new challenge in which you can learn & grow? Do you enjoy being part of a busy, hard-working (global) team in a friendly and flexible environment? Then we might just have the right opportunity for you…

The Opportunity

Coravin is hiring an International Accounting Manager, based in The Netherlands, to support the global finance & accounting team. This position will report directly to our Senior Director of Finance & Accounting, who (is soon to be) located in Spain, and will also work closely with and support our Assistant Controller based in the US.

As a key member of the Global Finance Team, you will be working to ensure all tasks are completed on time, in line with Coravin’s processes and procedures, and to a high level of accuracy. In addition, you will work closely with the regional finance and accounting teams to ensure that the company is well positioned to support rapid growth. You will be responsible for providing robust, accurate financial reporting, overseeing day-to-day accounting functions, and supporting the accounting and finance teams. You will have a positive, can-do attitude, be driven to continually find ways to improve processes, and represent the accounting and finance team with professionalism and enthusiasm.

The Global Finance Team is a small, supportive team, with great visibility to senior management and is viewed as a key business partner. The wider Finance team is based in the US (5), France (1) and Spain (1). You will need to feel comfortable working independently, cross-functionally, and across time zones.

In addition to being part of the wider finance and accounting team, you will also be part of the wider EU Team based in Amsterdam, which includes Marketing, Sales, Digital Marketing, Customer Service, and Customer Account Management. This position is hybrid, requiring a minimum of two days in our central Amsterdam office per week. There may occasionally be a requirement for international travel within the region.

Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) Management:

  • Serve as point of contact for AP & AR team members.
  • Complete thorough reviews of invoice processing, collections, payment application, and vendor management.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of transactions, reconciliation of accounts, and resolution of discrepancies.

Financial Close Cycle - Month-End / Year-End Reporting:

  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP.
  • Adhere to 7 business day close cycle.
  • Maintain the integrity of the general ledger through accurate journal entries, account reconciliations, and month-end/year-end close processes,

VAT & GST Returns:

  • Collaborate with third-party providers to ensure accurate and timely submissions for VAT & GST returns to the proper authorities.
  • Support the Global Finance team with VAT-related queries and issues.

Compliance/Risk Management and Audit Assistance:

  • Stay abreast of relevant accounting regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements in the Europe and APAC regions.
  • Assist in global audit activities, particularly those across EU, UK, and AU regions
  • Implement internal controls to mitigate financial risks and ensure compliance with regulatory standards

Payroll and Benefits Administration:

  • Coordinate with our payroll processor (Rippling) and our internal HR team to process payroll and expenses for our entities located in the UK, EU, and AU.
  • Understand employee benefit programs for global entities, and partner with HR to serve as an employee resource for questions as necessary.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes, improve efficiency, and enhance controls.
  • Implement best practices and leverage technology solutions to optimize accounting and financial operations.

Skills & Characteristics:

  • Outstanding communication skills – the ability to articulate yourself clearly, dynamically, and effectively both in person/virtually in writing and verbally.
  • People and team orientated, understand your behaviour has an impact on others, can build positive relationships and is emotionally aware.
  • Ability to anticipate or face challenges before/as they arise and propose appropriate solutions
  • Demonstrates adaptability, is comfortable with changes in the work environment and navigates accordingly.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart, with innovative thinking and the ability work in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguity.
  • Show appreciation and respect for the different ideas, perspectives, qualities, skills, experiences, and diversity our people bring – be that our team, partners and customers.
  • Open to providing feedback and receiving/acting on feedback at an individual, team and company level.
  • Detail orientated with excellent administrative, organizational, and prioritization skills; demonstrates the ability to multitask, work efficiently and manage time effectively.
  • Positive attitude and energy with the ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, with a strong moral compass to do the right thing and demonstrate the Coravin values.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and/or creative skills.
  • Self-motivated and results orientated in a dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Love of wine and interest in the wine industry is a definite plus.

Experience & Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • 4 years of accounting experience, with at least 2 years Dutch or EU experience
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel (e.g. sumifs, pivot tables, xlookups, etc.)
  • Experience of accounting software and ERP systems
  • Attention to detail with an orientation towards repeatable and efficient processes
  • Flexibility while working across time zones
  • Fluent in English and Dutch

Equal Opportunity Employer

Coravin is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coravin is devoted to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Coravin are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, medical condition, ancestry, age, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. Coravin will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of the previously stated characteristics. Coravin is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.