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Expeditors Manager Financial Controlling m/f/d / Austria & Slovakia / Wien / Bratislava in Wien, Austria

Expeditors - “We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” - Peter Rose, Expeditors Mitbegründer

What do we do & what is our self-image?

We've been making the world go round and connecting it for over 45 years!  Global supply chain management, on land, at sea and in the air, is our profession and at the heart of Expeditors you will find an environment that focuses on employees. As a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington and a Fortune 500 listed company, we employ more than 19,000 trained professionals in a global network of more than 350 locations on 6 continents. Expeditors has been meeting the increasingly demanding requirements of international trade through tailored IT solutions since 1979.

We care about our employees and they care about our customers. We search, train and surround ourselves with the best logistics and technical experts. Our aim is to promote our employees from within our own ranks: More than 50% of our colleagues have been employed at Expeditors for over 5 years or longer. Our long stay in the company is influenced, among other things, by team spirit and a special training and compensation program.

Why should I work at Expeditors?

Join an international company that offers you first-class, long-term career opportunities and a variety of development opportunities in a successfully growing global environment. We offer you more than just “a job”: we put you in focus. Discover a learning culture in which you receive on-site and virtual training Continue building your future alongside experienced managers and mentors and use our personal development plans (logistics knowledge, leadership skills, social skills).

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a new colleague (m/f/d) at the VIENNA or future Bratislava location as soon as possible as a

Manager Financial Controlling (m/f/d)

What are your challenges in our team?

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned finance professional to join a truly global organization and rapidly develop your career within a multinational and dynamic environment.

Major Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and Review of Departmental P&Ls, quarterly & annual financial statements, and annual budgets.

  • Liaise with external advisors on the preparation of statutory financial information, tax computations.

  • Oversee the day to day Accounting operations including A/R, A/P, Credit, GL, Capital Expenditure, Payroll, VAT, Treasury, Revenue Recognition and Cost Accounting.

  • Prepare timely internal monthly accounts (Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cashflows, and Analysis) for review by the Regional and Global Accounting teams.

  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities and drive initiatives to promote efficient and cost effective operations.

  • Provide financial and accounting expertise and support for the regional business operations management teams (budgets etc.).

  • Proactively communicate with his/her team to ensure continuous awareness and understanding of policies and regulations.

  • Management of the accounting team.

  • Member of the District Management team

What do you bring to this challenge?

  • Relevant bachelor's or master's degree plus e.g. CPA (or Austrian/Slovakian equivalent)

  • 5 + years of Accounting and Finance experience in Austria and/or Slovakia (preferably in the Global Logistics Industry).

  • Proven and strong experience as a Financial Controller / Finance Manager.

  • German or Slovakian Native Language, English and German at minimum C1 

  • High level of Austrian tax and regulatory knowledge, knowledge of Slovakian tax and regulations is preferred

  • Experience in compliance and internal controls.

  • UGB & preferably US GAAP experience .

  • Full spectrum of accounting and finance experience.

  • Advanced in Microsoft Office, including Excel Formulas and Pivot Tables.

  • Proven leadership attitude and skills.

What can you look forward to with us?

  • Solid, global corporate management for over 45 years

  • A reliable employer & secure job career prospects

  • Numerous internal training programs

  • Access to LinkedIn Learning 

  • Payment according to the collective agreement is at least a monthly gross salary of EUR 3.810,90 (D1) - overpayment possible, depending on experience and qualifications.

  • Eligibility for Incentive program

  • Company participation in the form of stock purchase program

  • Home Office opportunities

  • Possible monthly participation in the company's success

  • Regular feedback sessions

  • Lively team spirit

  • Employee events 

When you are interested?

  • Then we look forward to getting to know you and to a meaningful application, please stating your salary expectations including availability and notice period, thank you.

Who is your internal contact person and companion for your application?

  • Kristof Ninnemann | LinkedIn 

Expeditors - You’d be surprised how far we’ll go for you!