Senior Accountant

With more than 20,000 members, Ory is the leading open-source authentication identity management, account registration, login and authorization ecosystem and community in the world. Ory’s flagship zero trust network “Ory Network” is a global, scalable and secure platform for managing identities and its distribution across various internet services including IoT and emerging Fintech systems. Ory is a modern software start-up founded in 2019 that promotes an open, diverse, and collaborative working culture.

As Ory expands, we are looking for someone who sets up Ory’s full finance stack for scale including account preparation, cash management, taxation, payroll, reporting etc. This position provides the opportunity to set up a new team and to build the company with us. Leave a footprint!


  • Position type: Full Time
  • Location: Munich, Germany / Remote (Timezone CET ± 3H)
  • Components: Ory Network

What you'll do

  • Account preparation: Review monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements according to HGB as well as the respective consolidated financial statements.
  • Cash management: monitor money coming in and out, ensure efficient expense management.
  • Approval of invoices, issuance of invoices and payment monitoring.
  • Taxation: Work with tax consultants to file accurate tax returns, oversee monthly tax payments.
  • Payroll: Work closely with the payroll office to manage all aspects of getting employees paid (onboarding, termination..).
  • Management and investor reporting: Calculate production costs, publish a set of KPIs set by management, prepare investor reporting.
  • Financial audits: Oversee and coordinate financial audits.
  • Process optimization.
  • Communication with supplier and authorities.

We’re looking for someone who has

  • a B.Sc. degree in business administration with a focus on finance / accounting.
  • at least 5 years of experience in accounting.
  • a good understanding of efficient accounting processes.
  • conceptual, strategic and critical thinking, problem-solving skills.
  • an independent and structured way of working.
  • the ability to adapt and prioritize in a constantly changing environment.
  • very good oral and written communication skills in English and German.

What it's like to work at Ory?

Ory is an engineering company with a high degree of freedom and autonomy. You will be working with experienced, helpful, and talented peers who all share a deep passion for software.

Ory is just starting and there are countless opportunities and constant work in progress. We support each other in our curiosity and creativity which we pursue through thoughtful discussion, transparency, and knowledge-sharing among a diverse set of peers and colleagues. We want to work in a company of warm, inclusive people who treat their colleagues exceptionally well.

We are looking for people with passion, curiosity, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience does not precisely match the job description. Your skills and curiosity will stand out and set you apart.

Interested? Drop us a short introductory email to [email protected] and please make sure to include a link to your GitHub profile.