Head of Accounting & Controlling – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Head of Accounting & Controlling – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ref: JO-1812-105633 | Negotiable | Location:Slovenia, Slovenia | Added:21/02/19

Quest Search and Selection is currently working with one of the San Francisco based enterprise SaaS company who is looking for a full time Head of Accounting & Controlling, based in Slovenia


  • Responsible for finance, controlling, and accounting of our Slovenian entity
  • Bookkeeping of invoices
  • Coordinate with our external accounting company in Slovenia to meet Group reporting deadlines
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports and the financial statement
  • Execute payment transactions and manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal cash flow reports
  • Collaborate with auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports and data to ensure that all transactions have been recognized accurately
  • Create an annual budget and financial forecasts, as well as monthly reporting on variances
  • Act as a liaison officer between the external accountant and the group controlling group, as well as with any other stakeholder
  • Other ad-hoc tasks

Desired Characteristics:

  • You have an university education in accounting, finance or business administration, preferably master degree
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience, in accounting and controlling
  • You must have strong understanding of accounting, IFRS and local GAAP, taxes and experience in Cash Flow Forecasting
  • You can independently prepare management accounts
  • You worked within a multi-entity group, an international company, or ideally an international startup
  • You are willing to work with and without system support (ERP system is currently being implemented)
  • You are able to work independently under minimal supervision
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment; we move quickly and need a team member who will too
  • You are a numbers guru- You’re analytical and feel comfortable using numbers to dissect problems, and communicating insights to the broader team
  • You are a balanced thinker- You’re obsessed with the details, but can see the big picture and contribute to ideas on how to make us an even better company than we are today
  • You are an organizer – You have superb organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to outline and execute a plan in a methodical, structured way
  • You are a creative problem solver – You have the ability to think outside of the box and maintain a flexible approach to problem solving
  • You have excellent communications skills in Slovenian and English – both written and oral

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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