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Chief Accountant / Head of Finance Germany (Frankfurt based)

Published on April 07, 2021

Arabesque specializes in making sustainability, corporate responsibility, and ESG mainstream.

Arabesque was founded in 2013 as a management buy-out from Barclays Bank Plc, and its story is one of partnership between leaders in finance, mathematics, and sustainability, working together to develop the next generation of sustainable asset management and data.

Arabesque’s businesses are:

Arabesque has offices in London, Frankfurt, Boston, India, Tokyo and Singapore.


You will be based in Frankfurt, Germany.


You will be part of the Central Finance Function and you will report to the Director of Finance in London. Your role will be substantially focused on Arabesque S-Ray® meaning that you will have a dotted-line connection to the COO of Arabesque S-Ray®.

Summary of Role

We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated qualified chartered accountant. If you’re an ambitious individual who wants to build a career in finance in the exciting areas of sustainability and technology, then we want to work with you.

You will be employed as an Associate in our business with the opportunity for significant career progression.


The Frankfurt based role requires fluency in German and English.

Your Experience

You will be a qualified accountant with at least 2 years post-qualification experience and may join us directly from the accounting or audit profession or already have gained some experience in industry. You will have strong skills in communication and organization, with an excellent eye for detail and basic knowledge of German Tax Compliance.

Who We Are Looking For

We take on people who are passionate about growing a business, who want to contribute, and who want to make their mark. You should want to help build a world-class efficient finance function taking advantage of modern technologies.

Day-to-Day Work

You will be the primary person responsible for:

Your Personality

You will be:

What we offer

Our Employment Pledge

Arabesque is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. At Arabesque we embrace diversity and see it as a benefit to our company. We are committed to hiring top talent regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or status as an individual with a disability.