Group Consolidation Manager

Global Blue Service Company Austria
  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 13.7.2018

Global Blue invented the concept of Tax Free Shopping 37 years ago and is now the worldwide industry leader, enhancing the Globe Shopper experience and creating value for retailers and partners through a range of products and services. Global Blue's Tax Free Shopping solutions allow thousands of retailers, including most of the world's best luxury, fast fashion and department store brands, to quickly and safely offer Globe Shoppers savings of up to 20% when shopping in 300,000 stores around the world. Global Blue's IT headquarters is located in Vienna.

Group Consolidation Manager
(2 years contract)

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Nature and aim of the position

The Manager, Group Consolidation is responsible for the compilation and reporting of the consolidated financial statements of Global Blue. This includes preparation of the monthly and quarterly internal reporting packages for management and the formal reporting of the Global Blue results.

What will be your responsibility?

Financial controlling:

  • Financial controlling within area of responsibility.
  • Visits to group companies within area of responsibility


  • Monthly Group Consolidation, responsible for analysing legal cashflow, balance sheet and income statement including comments
  • Responsible to keep the investment register up to date
  • Ensure accurate set up of consolidation rules in HFM

Annual closing:

  • Responsible producing the financial statement in accordance with IFRS
  • Responsible for writing instructions to the yearend supplements
  • Responsible for analysing year end supplements
  • Responsible for hedge accounting, IFRS 9 and pension notes
  • Support in IFRS calculations such as:
  • Business combination
  • Impairment tests

Other task

  • Co responsible for parts of corporate finance manual
  • Co responsible for implementation of new IFRS rules in the group
  • Support in writing and implementation of group accounting instruction in accordance with IFRS and Group accounting rules.
  • Audit recommendation follow up
  • IFRS roll out at country level and country support going forward
  • Support in the audit process
  • Training and education within area of responsibility
  • Develop internal reporting processes going forward

What do we expect from you?

  • University degree in Accounting. CPA or MBA Preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Accounting/Finance functions with ability to work with multiple ERP and financial reporting systems.
  • Experience with financial consolidation of international entities.
  • Strong general accounting knowledge.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills.
  • Thorough working knowledge and understanding of financial reporting requirements under GAAP and SEC.
  • Travel on a regular basis required to various locations.
  • Flexibility to accommodate various time-zones.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Word and Excel.
  • Strong communication skills.

What do we offer in return?

As an employee of Global Blue, you will receive an outstanding total compensation and performance-related salary plan depending on your professional and personal qualifications. As we believe your compensation goes beyond your pay check, we offer a competitive salary plus yearly bonus, as well as a wide range of other perks and benefits:


Flexible working time


Good location close to public transport

Wellbeing, company doctor, meal vouchers

Referral bonus

challenging job

International environment

Team building, party and events

Please send us your up-dated English CV with a short motivation letter highlighting your suitability for the job.

Global Blue guarantees a competitive and performance-related salary depending on your professional and personal qualifications. The minimum offered salary for this position starts from 65.000 EUR p.a., however, the total compensation is a subject of individual agreement.
As required by Austrian federal law we hereby state, that the legal annual minimum compensation according to the Austrian collective agreement amounts to 38.655,68 EUR.

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Global Blue Service Company Austria

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Über uns

Global Blue is world's leader in transaction processing for international shopping, supporting an international network of merchants, travellers and financial institutions with following services: Tax Free Shopping (TFS): having invented the concept of TFS almost 40 years ago, we allow…