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Head of Accounting (f/d/m)

Trade Republic

Trade Republic

Accounting & Finance
Lehi, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Please note that this position is based in Germany.


At Trade Republic, we are on a mission to empower everyone to create wealth with easy, safe and free access to the financial system. With over four million customers we are the largest savings platforms in Europe, with users holding over €35 billion on our platform.

We are seen as the go-to-destination for top talent from across the globe. Everyday we strive to make Trade Republic a great environment to do the best work of your life, surrounded by exceptional, caring and passionate colleagues. In addition to learning and growing with a world-class team, you will build a destination for millions of people across Europe to create wealth.


  • Lead the Accounting function, report directly to our CFO and work closely with the management team
  • Oversee the all things accounting - strategic decisions, annual audits, accounting policies, operational processes and controls
  • Develop the accounting function, including reporting (entities, branches, group consolidation), technical accounting standards (HGB and IFRS) and systems development (SAP ERP) to support the company’s expansion into new products and markets
  • Collaborate with various internal stakeholders (e.g. tech, product, compliance, strategy and financial planning) and external service providers (e.g. auditors, consultants)


  • Experienced leader (10+ years of experience) with relevant professional and hands-on operational experience in the banking sector, a fintech and/or accounting and audit, position in a top-tier firm
  • Excellent knowledge of HGB and IFRS accounting rules - if someone from your team comes to you with a difficult technical question, you will be able to efficiently guide them into the right direction
  • Self-driven personality with a bias to action and high attention to detail - you are able to quickly understand new challenges and provide structure to help your team tackle them efficiently
  • Pronounced leadership and communication skills - people follow your lead, you interact confidently with stakeholders of all levels and navigate well under pressure
  • Operational experience in a fast-paced, ever changing, high-growth organization will be a plus


At Trade Republic you will get to do the best work of your career. We are a destination for people who are exceptional at what they do. Every day, we strive to build a world-class team and provide the space for people to do their best. We have a relentless ambition of raising the bar and expect the best from ourselves. Through our dedicated people-first management approach and transparent career paths, you will have the opportunity to develop and grow your career like never before. And because you are surrounded by a diverse team of high performers, you will be learning every day.

You will play an important role in fixing one of the largest challenges we face - closing the pension gap and democratizing wealth. Trade Republic is a place where your job, your career and your passions intersect. If this gets you fired up, just like it does for all of us at Trade Republic, then reach out!

Trade Republic embraces diversity and strives for equal opportunity for everyone. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, characteristics, perspectives and skills. We encourage applicants of diverse gender, age, sexuality, religion, ethnicity, disability status and parental status to apply to our roles, or those from other intersecting minority groups not listed. The more diverse and inclusive we are as a team, the greater our work will be. If we can support you on DEI related questions during the interview process, please reach out to [email protected].