Project Accountant & Controller


Company Description

Merkle, a dentsu company, powers the experience economy. For more than 35 years, the company has put people at the heart of its approach to digital business transformation. As the only integrated experience consultancy in the world with a heritage in data science and business performance, Merkle delivers holistic, end-to-end experiences that drive growth, engagement, and loyalty. Merkle's expertise has earned recognition as a "Leader" by top industry analyst firms, in categories such as digital transformation and commerce, experience design, engineering and technology integration, digital marketing, data science, CRM and loyalty, and customer data management. With more than 16,000 employees, Merkle operates in 30+ countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information, visit

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting senior project accountants with the day-to-day financial management of projects 
  • Assist in the preparation of project budgets and forecasts 
  • Assist in the preparation of project financial reports and presentations. 
  • Track and report project expenses, including the preparation of invoices and purchase orders 
  • Monitor project financials and provide regular updates to the project management team 
  • Ensure that project expenses are within budget 
  • Collaborate with project managers to identify and resolve any financial issues 
  • Assist in the preparation of project financial reports and presentations 
  • Perform other financial tasks as assigned 
  • Audit & review smaller clients & projects monthly 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or similar experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role 
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and financial analysis 
  • Proficient in data analysis, accounts payable and accounts receivable 
  • Experience with project accounting and budgeting is a plus 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other financial software 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience in auditing is desirable but not mandatory. 
  • Key Competences are communication, teamwork, initiative, and dependability.  
  • Strong English language skills (written and spoken) 
  • German language skills are desirable but not mandatory 

Additional Information

Additional information


We work with highly motivated people, who support and enrich each other. We live the possibilities of the digital world through home office, meaning you can work anywhere with flexible (annual) working hours. We also value face-to-face exchanges - coffee or tea, biscuits or fruit are all welcomed on board and shared throughout our offices.

If you ever feel the need to take a break from the digital world, we love to get hands on together and use pens, paper, and whiteboards for brainstorming sessions. For networking and (brain) food, we offer regular exchange formats, like meetings, tech labs and more. Not enough? We are full believers in education and support training, whether it be internally or externally. We support you.

If you feel inspired by us, we'll probably be inspired by you. Join us now and apply online to make sure we match each other's expectations. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We welcome all qualified candidates - regardless of your gender or background, please indicate your salary expectations and possible entry date. We look forward to hearing from you!

Personal consultancies - we only work with selected partners.

And we offer even more!


🏥 Premium package private health insurance (for you, your spouse and children), insured sum of 100.000 EUR/year.

⏰ Flexible working hours and hybrid way of working (work from home and/or work from office)

👩 ⚕️100% paid sick leaves for a period not exceeding 30 calendar days

🎯 Fully covered certifications for technical roles in Salesforce, Adobe, Microsoft etc

🎓 Full access to Dentsu Academy, LinkedIn Learning, on-site learning sessions

🏝 25 days of vacation + 3 wellness days + 2 volunteer days

🎁 House of Benefit allowance

🍹 Team events: company parties, after hours gatherings, board games and team buildings

🥪 Snacks, fruits, and sweets in the office

🏀Fit Pass special offer for you and your partner/children

☀Rooftop lounge with an amazing view on whole Belgrade

🌇Office in the heart of Belgrade city centre

🏓Table tennis top, video games, karaoke set

💸 Referral bonus program

You have questions about the job? Then write us an e-mail.

Merkle Recruiting-Team Deutschland
Our recruiting team is looking forward to hearing from you.

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