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International Accounting Manager

Geplaatst 28 sep. 2022
6 tot 7 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Engels (Vloeiend)

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Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 300 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

The role will manage a team of 3 accountants by providing guidance and review work performed as needed. The role will be responsible to further develop and manage existing relationships with external services providers such as auditors and our compliance partners in each country. The main focus will be on increase in efficiency and decrease costs associated with Bird’s statutory compliance over the time while ensuring that all compliance deadlines are met.


  • Overview and manage relationship with the external advisors
  • Develop and execute strategy for the external audits across multiple jurisdictions
  • Collaborate with business partners to support new initiatives such as new markets entry and launch of new product lines
  • Partner cross-functionally to implement, improve, and execute automation of indirect tax and other local statutory filings
  • Collaborate across functions to ensure compliance with local taxing authorities, including VAT and other country-specific requirements
  • Act as a key partner for implementation of SOX controls for the EMEA accounting team
  • Manage and develop team of accountants
  • Responsible for international subsidiaries meeting their local statutory reporting compliance requirements
  • Support standardization and improvement of the statutory processes internationally
  • Provide support for USGAAP monthly processes from EMEA and APAC perspective


  • Degree in Accounting or Finance (CA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent is a plus)
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in accounting within global organizations or Big 4
  • Ability to manage workload while also leading a small team of accountants.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting areas such as revenue recognition, inventory accounting, intercompany transactions and indirect tax
  • Ability to remain flexible in a constantly changing environment, while demonstrating strong planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work through huge data volumes and arrive at the conclusions
  • Self-driven, critical with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a positive outlook.
  • Ability to operate independently, make decisions and thrive on execution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in fast paced, high growth environment is a plus
  • Experience in streamlining indirect tax filings is a plus

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a work from home stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird's mission is to make cities more livable by reducing car usage, traffic, and carbon emissions.

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