Head of Accounting

  • Competitive
  • Vienna, Wien, Austria
Head of Accounting

Leonid Group is privileged to be retained by a major client of ours and leader in nano-technology globally. 

They're recruiting for a Head of Accounting to lead their accounting team at their headquarters in Vienna, which plays a central role in our international growth.

If your passion is developing a highly motivated team and building up new structures, processes and systems. You will work in close cooperation with different cultures globally in a fast moving high tech environment. As a member of the Finance Leadership Team, you report directly to the CFO.


The Candidate

• Management and further development of the accounting team 

• Independent development of an international consolidation structure and processes including related IT environment

• Responsibility and introduction of policies for the consolidation of our branches and subsidiaries across North America and Asia

• Transfer of local GAAP financial statements to US GAAP as the basis for monthly reporting

• Strategic advice to the CFO on accounting matters (decision on leading accounting standards, functional currency, etc.)

• Collaboration and contact person for national and international auditors and tax advisors

• Control function in optimizing processes and driving digitalization


• Completed business studies with a focus on finance/accounting

• Several years of experience in a similar position and/or in auditing

• Broad experience in UGB and US GAAP as well as openness to familiarize yourself with new topics

• Strong knowledge of Excel

• Independent, goal-oriented and accurate workstyle

• Excellent knowledge of German and English


• We are a leading high-tech European company with international branches 

• Excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an international company

• Very collegial and motivated team with short communication channels

• Well-equipped workplace (modern office, laptop, height-adjustable table)

• An attractive salary package

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