Finance Manager DHL Air Austria GmbH

Finance Manager DHL Air Austria GmbH

Job title: Finance Manager DHL Air Austria GmbH

Company: DHL Express


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DHL Air Austria GmbH (DHA) is a new cargo airline founded in 2021, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group. The prime focus of the airline is to support the EU network with a fleet of Boeing 757 aircraft. The airline will have its headquarters in Vienna, and maintain a crew base in Leipzig delivering our customer promise of Excellence. Simply Delivered


As the Finance manager you:

  • are responsible to manage and control the DHL Air Austria Finance function, in accordance with overall Finance guidelines, legal framework and accounting standards.
  • are responsible provide management with financial and controlling support in decision-making process, monitoring of financial performance and contributing to the achievement of the business objectives.
  • ae accountable for financial of the airline
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards – IFRS and local GAAP
  • Interact with EU Network Ops stakeholders, Accounting SSC and many groups within DPDHL/Express Corporate accounting & controlling, tax, legal and Aviation



  • Member of the DHL Air Austria Senior Management Board, setting direction and strategies.

Financial Controlling / Reporting

  • Analyze monthly financial statements for DHL Air Austria by ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Prepare accurate, transparent, relevant and timely management reporting to management, including financial and operational data.
  • Prepare variance analysis and narratives in order to alert management on financial issues.
  • Evaluate and report financial risks and opportunities.

Business Controlling

  • Drive financial performance and initiate corrective measures to achieve profitability targets.
  • Manage strict cost control by defining targets on cost saving initiatives and monitoring achievements.
  • Support decision-making process with financial advice & expertise.
  • Evaluate business cases in compliance with the DP DHL policy.

IFRS Conformity

  • Ensure accurate and timely production of financial statements.
  • Sign off monthly IFRS financial statement.
  • Ensure fulfilment of any IFRS/ statutory/ legal requirements.


  • Together with Aviation accounting centre manage AP/GL/AR process.
  • Determine accruals/deferrals.
  • Define and monitor SLA with GBS functions.

Tax, Statutory, External Control

  • Ensure all statutory, legal and tax statements are filed on time.
  • Ensure compliance with fiscal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with guidelines from external auditors.
  • In conjunction with corporate tax and utilising internal or external country tax expertise, ensure optimal tax position for the business.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local finance community (auditors, fiscal office, banks).
  • Represent company in dealings with financial institutions, major customers and others as required.


  • Provide financial perspective/ expertise in business negotiations with suppliers.
  • Monitor, challenge and develop commercial buying practices & negotiations and terms of contract.


  • Support Contract & legal management
  • Support Insurance & risk management
  • Ensure compliance with corporate guidelines, procedures and standards.
  • Ensure adherence to internal authorization levels and other local guidelines.
  • Ensure strong internal control environment and responsible for CRISP
  • Determine and keep up-to-date procedures and systems in order to minimise risk and increase cost efficiency.
  • Maintain management reporting tools to capture all relevant financial data.


  • Strong accounting and controlling skills
  • Ability to link financial & operational data, define improvement actions and drive performance
  • Customer orientation (internal & external)
  • Quality orientation (accurate, timely)
  • Conceptual & analytical thinking
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Independent and hands on with strong spread sheet skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in various finance functions
  • Proven record in Aviation and / or Operations area
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or Accountancy qualification (CPA, CA or Equivalent)
  • Fluent in English


  • Strong career support in an international environment.
  • Great culture and colleagues.
  • Multifarious benefit programm.

Do you see a personal challenge in these versatile and responsible tasks? Then apply now!

We look forward to receiving your application!

Expected salary:

Location: Wien

Job date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:43:06 GMT

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