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Finance Specialist with Focus on Accounting (f/m/nb)

Light for the World International is an international disability and development organization whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities in some of the poorest regions of the world.

We are looking for a committed and passionate new colleague in our international finance team to cover the position of

Finance Specialist with Focus on Accounting (f/m/nb)
Full-time (40h) / Vienna

Primary responsibilities:

  • You are an essential part of the International Finance/Accounting Team based in Vienna and will work with colleagues from around the globe. You are primarily responsible for handling the accounting for several domestic and foreign associations of Light for the World International. This includes bookkeeping, processing of payment transactions as well as the maintenance of master data and adjustment /input of data into our organization-wide database.
  • Another key area of responsibility will be the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports, as well as the preparation of yearly financial statements for the different entities. You will be the focal point in bookkeeping for all our international entities, and you will have a key role in the preparation of their financial statements. In this context you also take over the internal training of colleagues.
  • In addition, we expect you to actively contribute to the optimisation and further development of our Finance processes.

Your profile:

  • Diploma in business administration, non-profit management or a related study with a finance-based subject
  • Relevant professional experience in bookkeeping, accounting or tax consultancy, ideally in an international context, will be of great advantage
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in working with databases, e.g. accounting (e.g. Quickbooks and/or BMD) or planning software
  • Strong analytical mindset to perform data analysis
  • Solution oriented - able to act and react, even if limited information is available or the environment is volatile
  • Proactive personality - interest to work in a dynamic environment, and to proactively provide input to shape future reporting processes and standards
  • Ability to understand the specific requirements of programmatic and non-profit planning and reporting and address them
  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment, strongly motivated and excellent organizational skills
  • Interest in development cooperation and committed to Light for the World’s mandate and values
  • Excellent English as well as German skills

What we offer:

  • an outstanding opportunity to extend your professional experience and bring about change through an international development organization
  • a highly motivated, professional and diverse team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas.
  • an annual gross salary of approximately EUR 39,000.-- (based on 40hrs/week)
  • flexible working hours with remote working options
  • an annual ticket for public transportation (Wiener Linien)
  • an occupational pension scheme
  • a well-equipped, fully accessible office in an easy-to-reach location
  • a friendly, innovative and dynamic working environment

Please apply until October 3, 2021 via our application tool.

Please include a full CV and a letter of motivation in German or English to let us know why you would like to join our team and why you consider yourself suitable.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion in our organization. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity. We very much welcome applications from people with disabilities.

For any questions related to accessibility and inclusion at Light for the World, please do not hesitate to contact us at recruitment@light-for-the-world.org

Please apply until October 3, 2021 via our application tool.

Finance Specialist with Focus on Accounting (f/m/nb)

2 - 3 Jahre Berufserfahrung
Abgeschlossene Berufsausbildung / Lehre
Berufsbildende Schule

Veröffentlicht am 20.10.2021

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