Head of Group Accounting and Regulatory Reporting (f/m/d)

Company background
Fidor Bank (Fidor) is a pioneering German Digital Bank based in Munich and Berlin. It was established in 2010 with a focus on providing innovative technologically enabled banking services. The bank’s current sole shareholder, Groupe BPCE of France, has agreed the sale of Fidor to Ripplewood Holdings LLC (Ripplewood). Ripplewood is a leading financial sector specialist investor, based in the USA with a 25-year track record of successful investments across the globe. This transaction is expected to close during 2021..Business Strategy
Fidor’s current business is focussed on providing a fully digital banking experience to retail and SME customers in Germany. In addition, the bank has a strong market position in providing payment and transaction services to leading payment services providers and digital asset market participants.
With the guidance and support of Ripplewood, Fidor is launching a new strategic plan which aims to reposition the bank as a leading partner for digital asset market participants and Fintech firms across Europe. The key product capabilities of the bank would encompass the entire spectrum of banking services including payments, lending, and savings to both individuals and SME customers.


As a Head of, you will be responsible for managing the Group Accounting and Regulatory Reporting Team. The team consists of up to 10 employees. You will report to and deputise for the CFO. The scope of duties also includes the following tasks:

  • Take responsibility for Accounting of the German GAAP (HGB) closing in time for Fidor Bank AG (Group) (monthly, quarterly and year end)
  • Consult the CFO and Management Board in all accounting relevant questions
  • Take responsibility to coordinate the year end external audit process and ensure timely closure
  • Carry out variance analysis and reconciliation in close cooperation with Group Operations between the various banking system like FoS, the Core Banking system Bancos and the General Ledger Datev.
  • Develop and implement a Bank wide Accounting Reserve Policy in close collaboration with the Risk Office
  • Take responsibility for Regulatory Reporting and ensure in time delivery to the relevant stakeholder.
  • Consult the CFO and Management Board in all regulatory reporting relevant questions.
  • Liaise together with the CFO and management board with the relevant stakeholder like BaFin, Bundesbank, Supervisory Board and Shareholder.
  • Definition and sign off on bookkeeping rules and regulatory requirements for new products and changes to existing products.
  • Take Responsibility for timely implementation of new products in the core banking system Bancos and General Ledger Datev.
  • Lead and support of projects with focus on accounting and regulatory reporting in particular in time adoption of new rules and regulations.
  • Lead the Group Accounting and Regulatory Reporting Teams professionally and disciplinary


  • Finance, Business administration, Accounting degree or comparable education in finance or industry
  • Additionally certified management accountant (Bilanzbuchhalter) international or similar or tax advisor
  • Minimum ten years experiences in all kinds of financial accounting, auditing and project experience
  • Very good knowledge of using accounting systems
  • Knowledge in HGB/ IFRS, calculation of transaction, Hedge Accounting, CRR, KWG
  • Knowledge of the Core banking system Bancos
  • Very good knowledge in Microsoft Office, Datev and other ERP-systems
  • Customer-oriented Thinking
  • Willingness to take responsibility, hands-on-mentality and endurance
  • Results-oriented acting
  • Digital lifestyle
  • Messenger of the Fidor Vision and an understanding of the corporate philosophy
  • Very good German and English skills are a must
  • Good language skills in French are a plus


  • Exciting tasks in an innovative fintech company
  • High influence on the organization of own work processes
  • Outstanding development opportunities for personal further education
  • Above-average, performance-adjusted compensation and targeted bonuses
  • Modern app for lunch refund of up to 97,50 EUR per month
  • FlexTime system for flexible working hours and independent scheduling
  • Independent mobile work for more flexibility
  • 30 days of paid annual leave
  • Fidor Team Spirit – employee events, goal-oriented success strategies, shared visions and plans
  • Office located near the city center

If you think you are up to the challenge, we look forward to receiving your online application with your complete documents and your salary requirement.

Über Fidor Bank AG

Die FIDOR Bank AG ist eine in Deutschland lizensierte internet-basierte Direktbank sowie eine B2B-Bank für innovative Banking und Community Software-Lösungen. Privat- wie Geschäftskunden nutzen das Fidor Smart Girokonto mit seinen klassischen und innovativen Finanz-Apps als Erstbank-Verbindung. B2B-Partner der Bank profitieren über die Banking Middleware Fidor OS von neuartigen Funktionalitäten sowie eine Community Lösung für eine digital affine weltweite Zielgruppe. Die Refinanzierung von B2C und B2B Forderungen für Fintech Firmen und SME Factoring sind ein weiterer Schwerpunkt.
Die international mehrfach ausgezeichnete FIDOR Bank AG bietet ihre Angebote derzeit in Deutschland und UK an und baut ihr internationales Angebot weiter konsequent aus. Unter dem Motto „Mach diese Bank zu Deiner Bank“ bietet die Fidor Bank über eine Reihe von APIs einen einfachen und automatisierten Zugriff auf das Konto. Vor allen Dingen Geschäftskunden erkennen die Vorzüge dieser Vorgehensweise.