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Senior Accountant

Stuttgart, Germany

Job Summary: 

Exa GmbH is the German subsidiary of Exa Corporation (NASDAQ: EXA) and is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Accountant. You will be a key member of this team, having broad-based responsibilities in areas including, but not limited to: general accounting operations, accounting research, month-end close duties and compliance with SOX requirements. You will also be responsible for supporting quarterly and yearly financial audits with our Big Four firm. This is an outstanding, high visibility opportunity to continue your skills development and career growth in a global finance and accounting environment.


  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Manage cash collection and cash forecast
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process including journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations, stat to GAAP adjustments, transfer pricing and translation
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage payroll provider and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial standards setting, in system implementation and in forecast process
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Interface with external auditors on quarterly reviews, annual audit and other inquiries to ensure compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Adhere to the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance process related to financial reporting and disclosures
  • Liaise with our Finance VP and Finance Director to improve financial procedures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • 4-6 years of accounting experience, including Big 4 or large regional public accounting firm
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
  • Public company/international experience in technology industry preferred
  • Competence in applying, researching and documenting adherence to US GAAP
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to take full ownership of responsibilities in a fast paced, team environment
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines
  • Strong PC skills (advanced Excel preferred)
  • Knowledge of accounting software [ i.e. NetSuite] is a plus

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to with the job title Senior Accountant in the subject line

 Exa Corporation is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disability Employer.