Ashoka - Finance & Operational Support - Austria

Finance Vienna, Austria


Description

Position at Ashoka

FINANCE & OPERATIONAL SUPPORT FOR AUSTRIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, HUNGARY (20 hours/week 0.5 FTE) 

Controlling 

  • Developing, coordinating and assessing the annual budget planning process in cooperation with budget holders and country representatives 
  • Gathering data/input from budget holders, elaborating the yearly Austria and program budgets, ensuring yearly budgets are approved 
  • Ensuring that forecasts are updated regularly by budget owners 
  • Reporting to the global organization on monthly basis 
  • Comparing budget to actual figures and respective analysis 
  • Preparing and providing monthly financial reports for budget owners (management dashboards) 
  • Supporting reporting to funders from a financial/cost perspective 

Accounting and Invoicing 

  • Issuing and managing invoices and following up on payments, including salesforce updates 
  • Managing bank accounts, preparing all wires and ensuring wire approvals by CEO’s 
  • Managing the relationship with the external local accounting company 
  • Coordinating the yearly financial statement closing with the external local accounting company 
  • Checking quality and correctness of bookkeeping and actuals as provided by external local accounting firms (with budget owners) 
  • Being aware of local charitable regulations that impact accounting systems 

Tax & Other 

  • Supporting in finding solutions for tax-related issues in specific country settings 
  • Improving financial processes and systems continuously 
  • Serving as point of contact for financial matters within the Austrian Ashoka legal entity also towards the global organization 
  • Knowledge of, interest in, working in the framework of various charitable/tax-exempt statuses, circumstances and regulations 
  • Monitoring and optimizing cash-flow


WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN ENTREPRENEURIAL INDIVIDUAL WHO 

  • Has a completed university degree (Bachelor level)
  • Has at least 1-3 years of finance experience, ideally in an international environment
  • Has excellent knowledge of English (German is a plus)
  • Has an Interest in social entrepreneurship and current political developments
  • Has excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel
  • Loves data and has an eye for detail
  • Has a structured work approach, organizational talent, and ensures accuracy
  • Has a strong Intercultural competence, teamwork, winning demeanor, professional manners
  • Has Strong communication skills


ABOUT THE POSITION:

  • Location: ideally Ashoka Office Vienna, working remotely could be an option depending of the profile of the candidate
  • 20 hours per week (part-time)
  • Temporary position: 1 year, possibility of an unlimited contract after 1 year
  • Flexible working hours, energizing working environment, fantastic local Ashoka Team
  • Start Date: May 2022