Finance & Controlling Officer (gn)

Frankfurt, Finance, Employee, full-time, 2-5 years of experience

Your Tasks

  • Organisation-wide support in all financial administrative processes, especially in project management and financial controlling
  • Controlling of all projects, especially externally funded projects (e.g. budget monitoring, quality control of reporting) as well as support of project leaders in the preparation of financial reports 
  • Monitoring contractual agreements and regulations (procurement rules) in connection with third-party funding contracts
  • Support and coordination of financial accounting for the international projects, including support and coordination for annual audits as well as special audits
  • Support in the processing of international payments and in the disposition of funds
  • Risk controlling (currency risks and third-party funding risks)
  • Further development of standard operating procedures and best practices (regarding finance, cash management, accounting, controlling, procurement, inventory management, etc.)
  • Further development of the digitalisation of financial processes at Headquarter and in the project areas
  • Travel to international projects to optimise and audit financial processes

Your Profile

  • University Degree in the field of Finance and Business Administration, ideally with a focus on Controlling/Accounting
  • More than three years of professional experience in Accounting and/or Controlling
  • Confident handling of common MS-Office products, especially Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English and preferably German)
  • A passion for analytics and holistic thinking 
  • Competence and experience in intercultural communication
  • Reliable and conscientious way of working 
  • Ability to work in a team and high social competence 
  • Identification with the nature conservation goals of FZS

We Offer

  • Engaging and meaningful work with room for your own ideas and creativity
  • Job ticket for public transport, occupational pension scheme and 30 days‘ holiday and the opportunity for remote work within limits
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Opportunities for further training and personal development
  • Form part of a dynamic and motivated team at our Headquarters, as well as the larger worldwide FZS team working to secure outstanding wild places across the globe.

Your Application

Please send your application (as one single PDF including a motivation letter, CV, qualifying certificates) together with your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date to or apply online.
Contact person:
Frankfurt Zoological Society
Marthe Braun, Human Ressources
Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1
60316 Frankfurt

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Zoologische Gesellschaft Frankfurt von 1858 e.V.
Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1
60316 Frankfurt

Telephone: +49 (0)69 - 94 34 46 0
Fax: +49 (0)69 - 43 93 48

You will find our office in the Zoogesellschaftshaus (1st floor).