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Accounting Operations Manager (high growth SaaS start-up)

Oper Credits

Oper Credits

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development, Operations
Antwerp, Belgium
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

**About Oper
We are a leading European FinTech, aiming to digitize mortgage origination for lenders and ultimately providing the best experience for borrowers. One way in which we do this is by providing personalised journeys for borrowers and lenders, which eliminate paperwork, increase transparency, and alleviate borrower anxiety. We are currently collaborating with 16 leading financial institutions across 6 European countries. Our digital solutions result in a +27% increase in digital customer conversion, +81% faster mortgage decisions, and a 90% first-time-right. Our software integrates seamlessly with core banking, CRM and online banking systems, offering a compelling and comprehensive service to borrowers.

A passionate and engaging team of over 45 stellar FinTech operators works vigorously to transform European mortgages by enhancing efficiency. Backed by Bessemer Venture Partners and Motive Ventures, our SaaS platform has raised EUR 14 million, placing Oper at the forefront of revolutionizing mortgages in Europe. Oper currently has offices in Zürich, Switzerland, and Antwerp, Belgium.

To support our current growth in Europe, we are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our team. The expected start date is July 1st.


**What you will do
As the first in-house accountant at Oper, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and optimising our financial operations. Reporting directly to our VP of Finance, you will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Restructure and streamline accounting processes, ensuring efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with external accountants to maintain compliance with local GAAP (BE, CH, UK) and regulatory standards.
  • Manage accounts receivable/payable and enhance our expense management system (Spendesk).
  • Prepare and present monthly financial reports to stakeholders, ensuring transparency and reliability.
  • Lead payroll processes and oversee year-end financial statement preparation (IFRS).
  • Drive process automation and bring key accounting functions in-house to align with strategic goals.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to integrate finance requirements and improve system functionalities.


What you will bring

  • You have a minimum of 3 years experience in accounting in agile, fast-paced environment (start-up, Big Four…). You comfortably navigate in multi-entity accounting structures.
  • You are familiar with the Belgian accounting standards, Swiss and UK are a plus.
  • You work detail-oriented and organized and are not afraid to handle multiple competing priorities at the same time. You can easily manage internal and external communication with various stakeholders in parallel.
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, and flexibility toward dynamic change.
  • Fluency in English, and German or Dutch, any other language is a plus.


We are a young and fast-growing company with a strong ambition to change an old and slow-changing industry.

To achieve this, we’re building a stellar team in which you will be challenged tremendously and where you can learn and grow.

You will work with a high level of autonomy. On top of having the freedom to creatively make an impact, you’ll be surrounded by an open team that is motivated to support you along the way.

We like to have a laugh, play games & do sports together. In the Oper international team, you’ll be exposed to a close-knit diverse set of minds, you will have a chance to learn new things and share your knowledge, and meet amazing people and cultures.

There is a lot of room for career path development and a lot of opportunities to travel.

Our hybrid remote setup with offices in Antwerp and Zürich provides us with the flexibility to come together when we want to while catering to every individual lifestyle by allowing remote work.

Our financial offer will be based on the market standards for early employees in a young (Fin)Tech Company (Michael Page / Glassdoor benchmarked) and will include extralegal benefits.

Inclusive at our core

Oper is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Every application will be considered without attention to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other applicable statuses.