THE ROLE

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton is the leading interactive fitness platform globally, with a passionate community of 7 million Members in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, and Australia. Peloton makes fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, and convenient, while fostering social connections that motivate its Members to commit to their fitness journeys. An innovator at the nexus of fitness, technology, and media, Peloton reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform that seamlessly combines the best equipment, proprietary networked software, world-class streaming digital fitness and wellness content, and best-in-class fitness experts and Instructors.

At Peloton, we motivate the world to live better. “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. By combining hardware, software, content, retail, apparel, manufacturing, Member support, and so much more, we deliver an exhilarating fitness experience that unlocks our members' greatness. Join our team to unlock yours.

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