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Financial Operations Team Leader

Sofia · Finance

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At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants. You could be our missing link! Help us bring card acceptance to the masses!

Our boldness, startup mindset, empathy and love for product foster a creative environment for our employees. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to build lasting relationships among our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can help small businesses grow.

Your impact at SumUp

Opportunity for a Financial Operations Team Leader to join a fantastic, growing business, focused on process improvement and promoting a smooth workflow. Within the role, you will report into the Manager of Financial Operations, and be responsible for a hard working team who have different seniority.

As the Financial Operations Team Leader, you will have a number of responsibilities to ensure the organisation's finance department runs efficiently. These are as followed and the degree of responsibility will depend on the experience you have acquired across your career to this point:

  • Preparation of the management and statutory accounts
  • Oversight over the day-to-day transnational processing, including developing the team to take more responsibility
  • Assist in preparing documentation around the annual audit process
  • Preparing the VAT returns and lead on month end accounting
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as required

The personal attributes are a major factor for this role. The team at current have a great working relationship and looking for the new member to continue this going forward. The key attributes a successful candidate will have are as followed:

  • Ideally part ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified and wanting to continue their studies (study support provided) with ambition to progress in their career
  • Profound knowledge of Bulgarian tax legislation (PITA, CITA, Tax-Insurance Procedure Code, VATA, Double Taxation Treaties, Transfer pricing)
  • In depth knowledge of IAS and IFRS
  • Excellent command in English both written and spoken
  • Be proficient in using SAP or S/4 Hana in previous roles
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload as appropriate
  • Strong IT skills and system based knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills both within the team and across the organisation as a whole


  • Opportunity to be a partner with SumUp in achieving its goal to becoming the first global card acceptance brand.
  • A startup work environment, passionate, collaborative and results oriented
  • Empowerment of employees to fulfill their role in the organisation.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open work space environment
  • Office relaxation activities such as yoga and massages
  • We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football and office parties.
  • Team Building activities touring in the different SumUp sites globally
  • 23 days paid vacation + 1 accumulative day for each year of employment at SumUp
  • Additional health insurance
  • Short decision-making channels with flat hierarchies

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by Company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind

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