Senior Accountant in Zurich or Cologne (80-100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to design and implement scalable accounting solutions to enable our international expansion.
  • You are responsible for the correct and timely accounting of one or several Climeworks legal entities (general ledger).
  • Together with the Head of Accounting and other Senior Accountants you develop the accounting function both in terms of strategic outlook and implementation.
  • You oversee accounts payables and accounts receivables activities where your legal entity is reflected and take decisions on their accurate accounting treatment.
  • You own the local statutory financial result and support the consolidation with respect to your legal entity and actively participate in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closings.

Your story

  • You are a self-starter that appreciates flat hierarchies and the opportunity to shape the development accounting as a key pillar of the finance function.
  • You are looking to challenge yourself in a high growth environment and learn about an emerging industry dedicated to fight global warming.
  • You have at least five years’ experience in accounting, preferably with several years as Senior or General Ledger Accountant.
  • Any accounting degree or qualification is a plus.
  • You are comfortable to work in an international environment with daily interactions in English and German, with any other language being a plus.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.

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