Senior Accountant, German Speaking in London

Full-time @Peloton in Engineering
  • London, England View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join leading interactive fitness platform globally Peloton as Senior Accountant, German Speaking in London England. At the Peloton you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Peloton career in London.


Position : Senior Accountant, German Speaking

Work location : London, England

Job Details

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to help manage and support Peloton’s International team. This candidate will be responsible for taking ownership of the end-to-end workstream processes related to accounting for our German subsidiary. This candidate will challenge the status quo in order to develop and implement best practices within our accounting and financial reporting processes, including the daily supervision of one or more team members. The ideal candidate will have excellent business acumen, strong communication skills, and will be a natural numbers wizard with applicable expertise in Excel and other tools. In addition, the candidate has knowledge of business process design and internal controls, as well as experience working with external auditors. They are an analytical thinker who enjoys working cross-functionally in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Own the month-end close processes for assigned areas, including daily interaction with internal business partners.
Ensure data compliance for assigned accounts across all relevant systems.
Prepare and Review monthly journal entries and related balance sheet account reconciliations.
Prepare analytics over financial results on a monthly basis and report on variances versus prior periods to efficiently report results to upper management and internal business partners.
Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues as they occur in a timely manner.
Assist in real estate lease accounting.
Manage the GL postings for payroll, ensuring that different pay elements are understood and correctly accounted for, and the related balance sheets are reconciled.
Actively maintain and review designated General Ledger accounts and activity.
Line manage the German AP Coordinator.
Support business processes by partnering with other departments, including but not limited to AP & Treasury, FP&A, Brand Marketing, Creative Marketing, and Acquisition Marketing.
Assist with the design and test work leading up to the implementation of a new ERP system.
Partake in ad hoc team projects and analysis, as assigned.


Fluent German speaker
ACCA, ACA, CIMA, Bilanzbuchhalter or relevant accounting qualification strongly preferred
In-depth knowledge of Accounting theory and application of US GAAP
3-5 years of relevant Accounting experience; Public Accounting experience highly preferred
Experience with financial reporting and financial statement preparation; SEC experience a plus
Experience in technology, retail and/or e-commerce preferred
Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various levels
Proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and an ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet pressing deadlines
Team player with a strong work ethic
Tech savvy and MS Excel super user; must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets
Experience working with various systems is desirable, including but not limited to NetSuite, SAP, Coupa, Kyriba, Concur, and BlackLine
Experience supervising one or more staff for 1+ years strongly preferred

Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:
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