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Finance

English, German

(Junior) Finance Manager (all Genders)

Vienna, Austria

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About the company

Speedinvest is a leading early-stage venture capital firm with more than €1bn AuM and 40 investment managers based in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, and Vienna. Our dedicated sector-focused teams are the first to fund Europe's most innovative technology startups and our in-house operational experts are on-hand to offer founders ongoing support with growth, HR, market expansion, and more. Wefox, Bitpanda, TIER Mobility, GoStudent, Wayflyer, Open, CoachHub, Schüttflix, TourRadar, Adverity, and Twaice are among our portfolio of 250+ companies.

We are looking to expand our team and are hiring an (Junior) Finance Manager in Vienna!

Job Description

  • Working on day-to-day accounting issues and booking records of our legal entities and management companies according to local GAAP requirements (i.e. Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, France)

  • Checking travel and hospitality expenses for eligibility prior to recording in accounting

  • Preparing/parking payment transactions and bank transfers

  • Executing ongoing bank postings and checking of cash transactions

  • Initiating and preparing the base data for the processing of VAT returns

  • Supporting the accounting department with ongoing accounts reconciliation in the course of monthly and quarterly closing procedures

  • Supporting the quarterly closing, budget, forecast, year-end closing, ongoing deviation analysis and reporting Actual vs. Budget vs. Forecast and Reporting

  • Helping the accounting and finance team with further development and implementation of financial accounting processes (e.g. implementing new tools, digitalization proejcts)

Requirements

This role is perfect for you if you - for example:

  • Have a financial background, and would like to step out of pure “back-office” work and step into the world of venture capital with one foot

  • Have any other business or economics background with a strong interest in the mentioned areas and would like to move into the world of venture capital

Your qualifications and skills

We value intellectual curiosity, a growth mindset, initiative and the ability to work independently, as well as a collaborative spirit!

  • Commercial education completed with graduation and general qualification from business / high school (”Matura”, HAK)

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a medium-sized corporate environment, tax advisor or in a fast-paced work environment

  • Preferably successful certificate as a professional book-keeper and/or accountant

  • Passionate about accounting concepts and outcomes, with an interest in the commercials and economics of transactions

  • Knowledge and user experience in BMD NTCS accounting software as well as skills in Microsoft Excel

  • Analytical and numerical skills with high attention to accuracy, reliability and details

  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced and entrepreneurial organization

  • Dedicated work ethic, proactive attitude and commitment to a goal-oriented environment

  • Fluency in German and ideally also in English

Benefits

A unique chance to step into the world of venture capital and startups, An innovative environment with a growth mindset, The chance to be part of an international; driven; talented and results-oriented team, The opportunity to continuously learn and grow including further development, An opportunity to leave your suits behind and wear sneakers to work, Flexible work environment and the ability to work from home on a regular basis

According to Austrian law, we are required to state a minimum salary for this position. The expected minimum salary is EUR 40,000.00 gross annually. However, the final salary will be a competitive package based on previous work experience, hence there is a willingness to overpay.

Speedinvest believes in equal opportunities for everyone and encourages diversity and inclusion. We want to encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply for this role. We process all applications without regard to gender, nationality, race, colour, religion, age, disability status, sexual orientation or marital status.

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