Senior Accountant

Hookipa Biotech GmbH
  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 1.2.2019

Senior Accountant

Date posted: January 04, 2019
Location: Vienna, Austria

About Hookipa

HOOKIPA Pharma Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of immunotherapeutics targeting infectious diseases and cancers based on its proprietary arenavirus platform that is designed to reprogram the body's immune system.

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant (full time) to join our highly motivated and dedicated team at Hookipa Biotech GmbH. The responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. The position requires excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Performing regular bookkeeping services and ensuring proper and accurate reporting and documentation
  • Supporting the preparation of individual and consolidated financial statements in accordance with UGB and US GAAP
  • Taking responsibility for parts of the preparation of the financial statements
  • Collaboration in accounting-related projects as well as in projects for adaptation and optimization of processes and systems
  • Contact person for internal departments and external partners (eg auditors)


  • Completed economic/commercial education (eg HAK, HBLA) with focus on finance and/or accounting
  • Excellent accounting skills (eg chartered accountant, certified management accountant)
  • Austrian UGB experience, international accounting (IFRS, US-GAAP) experience of advantage
  • Minimum 4-5 years of relevant accounting experience,
  • preferably in a life sciences, healthcare or pharma company
  • Good command of MS Office, experience with ERP-systems (SAP Business by Design) advantageous
  • Fluency in German and English (both orally and written)
  • High level of professionalism in solving issues
  • Team orientated, accurate and structured working style

What we offer:

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate scientists
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for Personal development
  • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment

Minimum monthly gross salary from EUR 3,000,- ; depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. Starting date: As soon as possible


If you (m/f) are interested in this challenging position, please send your CV including a cover letter summarizing your qualification and experiences to:

For more information on Hookipa please visit

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Hookipa Biotech GmbH

Wissenschaft, Forschung
51 - 100 Mitarbeiter

Über uns

To reprogram the immune system to help overcome cancer and infectious diseases. We do this by using a technology that “supercharges” the natural ability of the immune system to combat disease.