• Location
    • Amsterdam
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 24, 2021
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Mobility

Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 300 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

The Accounting Team at Bird partners cross functionally with the business to deliver financial and accounting insights and guidance. We project manage annual audits, and are responsible for establishing a control environment. As a Senior Accountant with thorough knowledge of international accounting principles, you will provide business support and expertise to our EMEA markets.


  • Act as a business partner for international subsidiaries, assisting with accounting and indirect tax matters
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for indirect tax accounts
  • Standardise audit support for indirect tax and reconciliations
  • Manage relationships with external service providers across EMEA and APAC  regions, related to  preparing and filing of financial statements, corporate income tax returns and indirect tax returns
  • Liaise with external auditors and internal stakeholders to ensure that external audits are finalized on time
  • Participate in and execute process improvements related to indirect tax reporting
  • Provide support for USGAAP monthly processes from EMEA and APAC perspective


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in accounting within global organizations or Big 4
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance (CA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent is a plus)
  • Experience with international compliance requirements with strong focus on indirect tax compliance
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures like revenue recognition, accrued expenses, inventory accounting and intercompany transactions
  • Able to remain flexible in a constantly changing environment, while demonstrating strong planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work through huge data volumes and arrive at the conclusions
  • Self-driven, critical with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a positive outlook.
  • Ability to operate independently, make decisions and thrive on execution

Culture at Bird

We’re an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a work from home stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.