Head of Group Accounting

Our client, Hookipa Biotech AG, is a young and growing Vienna-based biotechnology company that develops novel recombinant viral vetor vaccines. The company has just completed a relevant capital increase with prime international investors and is now preparing for next growth steps, including an international public listing. Driven by its rapidly developing business needs the company is looking for an ambitious and dynamic Head of Group Accounting. 


  • Managing daily accounting activities, including VAT reporting and payment processing
  • Preparing quarterly and annual financial statements in compliance with Austrian and international standards (IFRS, US-GAAP)
  • Organizing and supporting audit activities, including communicating with auditors and Austrian Tax Authorities
  • Supporting the implementation of new accounting requirements and setting up an internal control system
  • Being part of the IPO preparation team, including working closely with banks, lawyers, auditors and top management
  • Implementing and continously improving an ERP System


  • Degree in business, finance or accounting
  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant experience, preferrably in an international audit firm
  • International accounting (IFRS, US-GAAP) experience
  • Fluent English and intermediate German language skills
  • Attention to detail and hands-on approach
  • Business and goal-oriented thinking
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Ability to work indepentently
  • Strong communication skills
If you are looking for an accountable and challenging position in a multinational and multicultural environment, we are looking forward to your application. This position offers a minimum annual salary of EUR 70,000 gross (with willingness to overpayment depending on working experience), a performance based bonus scheme, and participation in an attractive share incentive scheme. Furthermore the company offers attractive opportunities for personal development, state of the art infrastructure, an excellent working atmosphere and a strong and dedicated team.
We are looking forward to your Online-Application!
Contact: Krista Mautner (+43/1/53700-2602) and Civ.Ek. Margareta Holz (+43/1/53700-2550)
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