Financial Accountant

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Financial Accountant

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As a holder of this position, you will be responsible for the day-to-day finance and accounts operations, ensure accurate and timely closing processes (monthly, quarterly, year-end), and support overall department goals and objectives collaborating with the other finance departments.


Main duties and responsiblities

  • Bookings of fixed assets transactions incl. reconciliations, maintained fixed assets sub-ledger, journals and respective documentation
  • General ledger bookings, maintain documentation
  • Preparation for intercompany recharges incl. SLM recharges (outgoing), netting process, maintain documentation
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts (Balance sheet and profit/loss account)
  • Actively participate in assigned projects
  • Preparation of the cash-flow forecast for group treasury (swiss entities)
  • Participation in month-end closing tasks (FX import, Bank accounts revaluation, reporting via Exact accounting system, linking of BS accounts etc.)
  • Participate in the intercompany reporting process incl. intercompany reconciliations in Exact and HFM accounting systems
  • Provide administrative support to management
  • Preparation of payments runs, uploading to internet banking, book bank transactions
  • Issuing of AR invoices
  • Support in clarification of intercompany differences for month-end closing
  • Replying queries and issues related to AR invoices
  • Support activities related to statutory year end closing
  • Accomplish other finance related tasks based on ad-hoc organizational needs
  • Reporting tasks related mainly to swiss entities


Experience and background

  • Secondary economic education (preferably focused on the accounting )
  • General knowledge of IFRS (local GAAP) and basic understanding of taxation rules
  • General understanding of the accounting software logic (ledgers, sub-ledgers, accounting dimension)
  • 2-3 years of double-bookkeeping experience
  • Very good MS-Office skills, especially Excel, and experience in working with accounting software, preferably Exact
  • Advanced English language skills, French is a plus

Personal qualification

  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must
  • Willingness to learn, high commitment, selfmotivated personality
  • Flexibility, stress resilience and results-orientation
  • Very good communication skills
  • work experience in multinational environment preferred


  • Flexible working time
  • State-of-the-art office environment, easily accessible by car and public transport
  • Being part of a fast growing international company with challenging tasks
  • Motivating colleagues from around the world
  • Team building, parties and events
  • Company doctor, meal vouchers, and other 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

As required by Austrian federal law, we hereby state that the legal annual minimum compensation according to the Austrian collective agreement amounts to EUR 28.237,16 gross.
The total compensation package is market-oriented and will be subject to individual agreement based on your professional and personal qualifications.

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