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WIKING was founded in August 1975 by VTG Vereinigte Tanklager und Transportmittel GmbH in Hamburg, a company of the former Preussag AG and the Norwegian helicopter company, Helikopter Service A.S. in Oslo.
Since 14th August 2017, WIKING has a new sole shareholder with KAAN Air INTERNATIONAL AG, Zurich/Switzerland.
The registered office of WIKING Helikopter Service GmbH is in Wilhelmshaven. The operational main base is right on the North Sea coast, at JadeWeserAirport, a 2nd one in Emden. Since 2018 Wiking has opened another base in Harwich UK. We are able to offer our services to all airports, ports and offshore facilities in this area and along the coast.
Originally founded purely as support for sea pilot transport, WIKING now also flies for international oil and gas companies and supplies the offshore wind industry with personnel and material transport services.
WIKING serves the German Central Command for Maritime Emergencies as an airborne component in rescue operations at sea. We also train the Federal Airborne Rescue Services on the JadeWeserAirport base and, together with the ARGE Küstenschutz coastal protection agency; WIKING provides protection along the German coastline in cases of shipping emergencies.
We are looking for a finance manager to lead the finance organization (incl accounting and controlling) as an important / key governance function to achieve our ambitious business grow targets.
Finance manager Job Responsibilities:
Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services; preparing growth plans; directing staff.
Finance manager Job Duties:
Accomplishes finance human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation strategies.
Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating capital to fund expansion.
Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; developing action plans.
Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities; maintaining relationships with the investment community.
Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Accomplishes finance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Finance manager Skills and Qualifications:
Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning, Vision, Quality Management, Promoting Process Improvement, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Developing Budgets, Financial Skills, Dealing with Complexity,
Experience in finance, preferably in aviation industry, partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a MBA in Finance.
Language skills: German / English – fluent in verbal and written