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Finance Manager

Finance Manager (m/f)

Come help us build the world´s most advanced amphibious aircraft at Dornier Seawings!


  • Overall management of the company´s financial accounting work. Use the SAP system to fulfill accounting and tax declaration duties according to the German accounting standards. Submit the company´s financial report to the shareholders on time.

  • Responsible for the company´s internal control and risk management, establish the effective budget and cost management system. To implement and improve the system of internal control process, to organize and prepare the necessary management reports.

  • Responsible for cash management, investment and financing. Analyze the company´s characteristics and trend of cash flow from operations. Predict the future cash demand, and to participate and implementthe project management of investment and financing.

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate standards and regulatory requirements of Germany.

  • Coordinate all audit activity and support the CEO/CFO in engaging the board’s audit and finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.

  • Consistently analyse financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of financial status.

  • Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period;

  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting; continuously collaborate with program management to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations.

  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.

  • Coordinate with the financial department of Chinese Joint Venture Partners.

  • Report to CFO of the holding company, complete any additional tasks assigned by the CFO


  • Minimum of a BA; CPA and/or MBA preferred, min.7 years work experience in Finance.

  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments

  • A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting;

  • Tech savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly

  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers


  • Hours per week: 40

  • Location: Oberpfaffenhofen Airfield, Wessling, Bavaria, Germany