Regional Finance Director


Greenpeace CEE holds an ambitious vision for the region: We aim for a fundamental change to address root causes of the climate and biodiversity crises, and we want Europe to be an example of a healthy, just and resilient society. At the heart of this ambition is the organisation's financial stability and sustainable development.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced person with a rich proficiency in managing all financial aspects of the organisation in accordance with GP CEE governance rules and legal frames. A long-term strategic view based on the analysis of developments, strengths and weaknesses of financial plans/forecasts contribute to informed decision making in the Senior Management Teams as well as in Board meetings.

The scope of your work will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead sound financial planning process to secure financial long-term stability of the organisation;

  • Lead, motivate and manage the Finance Department (Accounting and Controlling) in the HQ and provide leadership to finance staff;

  • Prepare the local annual statement in Austria, steer the year-end closing process in all local offices within the region and consolidate results in accordance to IFRS-SME;

  • Coordinate yearly audits in all local offices within the region and act as main contact point for the main auditor in Austria ;

  • Ensure compliance and further development of GP Financial Policies and Procedures;

  • Ensure the highest standard of financial systems used in the region in order to minimise the possibility of fraud;

  • Monitor a cost effective use of supporter’s funds by Greenpeace Treasury and Asset Management;

  • Develop and maintain important working relationships, both internal and external;

  • Represent the organisation in the NPO Sounding Board of the Austrian Donation Quality seal.


Do you see yourself in this?

If you are someone who enjoys working with a wide diversity of people in one of the fast emerging regions in Europe and are enthusiastic about numbers and financial strategies this might be the job for you! For sure, you are a professional in accounting/controlling and finance with some years of experience desirable in NGO financial management.

  • You know how to lead and develop team members and that true collaboration requires empathy, flexibility, resourcefulness, a high level of problem-solving skills and a proactive, solution-oriented approach to challenges;

  • Based in Vienna with a minimum salary of EUR 4.980,-. The final salary is based on the organisation's salary system and the relevant experience of the position holder;

  • Flexible working hours as well as the possibility to work from home. We offer professional support for work related but also private challenges as well as attractive benefits.

  • We expect our employees to grow in and with their roles - professionally but also personally. We support this with a diverse set of tools like coaching or mentoring and a vast palette of internal and external training.

Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply.

If you or someone you know might be the perfect candidate and want to contribute to a purpose connected organisation send us your application. The application process for suitable candidates consists of at least two interviews with people from the Senior Management. If you have any further questions pls. contact Stephan Spatt ( or +43 664 816 97 12.

We are looking forward to your application.