Senior Process Expert Accounting (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions worldwide for use on commercial vehicles, railway vehicles, bridge inspection equipment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Bergheim and / or Vienna  we are looking to hire a Senior Process Expert Accounting (f/m/d).

The process organization at PALFINGER reaches the next level. The Senior Process Expert acts as an experienced process expert, supporting the Senior Process Manager Accounting in driving innovation and digitalization within all accounting processes.

Your Tasks

  • Support in the further development of the internal control system (key systems) including preparation of reporting
  • Definition of processes and creation of process documentation 
  • Support global system roll outs especially testing and training of local process experts
  • Take an active role in communication within the process organization team and beyond
  • Support the (SAP) Release Management

Your Qualification

  • Great understanding of accounting, reporting, controlling processes and interfaces to other processes, as well as the internal control system
  • University degree in business administration or equivalent
  • at least 5 years of professional experience in a Big 4 company or as a manager / specialist in accounting / controlling with high process affinity
  • good project management skills
  • analytical, entrepreneurial and proactive mindset
  • Willingness to drive process innovation in terms of increased quality, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Fluent in German and English; other languages are an advantage
  • Ability and willingness to travel to local units as needed (e.g. for fit-gap analyses, roll-out approvals, etc.)

We offer

  • A challenging, demanding and meaningful job in a very successful company
  • Good work-life balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom in work organisation
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive incentive systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities, as well as ongoing training
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary additional benefits from our company health management system PALfit


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 45.845,38 per year. We are willing to overpay significantly according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!


Barbara Köglhaider

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria


Lamprechtshausener Bundesstr. 8 , 5101 Bergheim
Palfinger Bergheim

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket