Finance Manager (m/f/d)

ISG Personalmanagement GmbH

Vienna, Austria


4.6k€ (jährlich)

Jun 26

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The Vienna International School is an independent, not-for-profit, preK-12 coeducational day school operating in the city of Vienna, Austria. The enrolment for the school year 2020-2021 is 1400 students representing 111 nationalities. The School is accredited by the Council of International Schools and its curriculum is approved by the Austrian Ministry of Education. The School is divided into two major divisions: Primary and Secondary.

We are looking to recruit the following position

Finance Manager (m/f/d)


The Finance Manager is expected to monitor the day-to-day financial and payroll related operations of the school track the financial status and performance and identify areas for potential improvements. The supervision and support of the finance team is an essential part of the role.

  • Direct the overall financial plans, financial analysis and accounting practices
  • Monitor accounting, payroll, budget and tax affairs
  • Implement, coordinate and improve the internal systems for financial accounting, management reporting, payroll, purchasing and invoicing
  • Exercise regular checks to ensure the correctness and completeness of accounting records and payroll calculations
  • Perform regular financial and statistical reporting to management and other constituents
  • Prepare monthly reports on cash flow, budget development and CAPEX spending
  • Prepare external reports to Austrian authorities and Statistik Austria
  • Liaise with the magistrate MA10 regarding the Kindergarten Subsidy, including annual reporting
  • Analyse and interpret financial data and recommending changes to improve systems and financial performance
  • Evaluate assets and liabilities in order to show a true and fair picture of the school's financial situation
  • Prepare the financial statements in line with local accounting standards and regulations according to the UGB
  • Be responsible for annual, tax and other audits as they might occur and act as contact for auditors.
  • Monitor cash flow
  • Liaise with banks
  • Cooperate with external auditors, public authorities and other external stakeholders when required
  • File monthly and annual tax returns
  • Supervise, support and care for Finance Department staff and act as back-up when required
REQUIREMENTSMinimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Finance or Accounting or Business Administration or related equivalent experience/certificates and
  • Certification in Accounting (Bilanzbuchhalter*in at Kammer der Wirtschaftstreuhänder or Wifi Wien an asset) would be an asset
Professional Experience
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in accounting and/or financial analysis, of which 2 years in a leadership role
  • Experience in working in an association (Verein) / non-profit-association
Professional Understanding and Knowledge
  • Very good knowledge of financial regulations, legislation and accounting practices
  • Experience in the preparation of financial statements in accordance with the Austrian accounting code (UGB)
  • Knowledge of the Austrian VAT law
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and tax rules for non-profit organizations ("Gemeinnützigkeit")
  • Good knowledge of payroll including personal income tax, social security and other salary related taxes and duties and a good understanding of the Austrian labor law
  • Experience with WinLine(Mesonic), MS-Office and BMD NTCS is an advantage
Professional Competencies
  • Self-reflective and self-motivating personality with highly developed organizational skills
  • Goal- and solution oriented working style using creative and analytical thinking
  • Strong communication skills in both German and English
  • Effective team leadership skills
  • High level of commitment and loyalty
  • An energetic, optimistic and inspiring attitude to life and work
  • Hands-on mentality and a sense of humour
  • Resilience and adaptability to a steep hierarchy / association-structure
  • An incentive salary reflecting your qualifications, skills and experience (a minimum of EUR 4.607-- gross per month according to the collective agreement and the willingness of overpayment)
  • A professional challenge in an international and open-minded working environment
  • Significant opportunity for personal and professional growth

To apply for this position send your appolication in one combined pdf (including CV, certificates and references) by e-mail or about our ISG-career portalunder the reference number 84.644.
ISG Personalmanagement GmbH
A-1220 Wien, Hans-Steger-Gasse 10
Mag. Sabine Rössl, T: +43 1 512 35 05-83

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