Tiger Jill

Team Lead Accounting (m/f/d)

Fulltime | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

 You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Leading the accounting department on a professional and disciplinary level as well as developing the accounting team
  • Being responsible for the accounting (financial, accounts payable/receivable, fixed assets and payroll accounting) and tax matters of VIER PFOTEN Germany and affiliated entities
  • Preparing monthly and annual financial statements (according to HGB) as well as documents for the annual audit (incl. so-called “Mehr-Sparten-Rechnung”)
  • Implementing liquidity planning and supporting liquidity management
  • Optimising existing and implementing new financial processes
  • Coordinating projects for the further digitalisation of the accounting department
  • Contact person for auditors and tax advisors as well as consultant for other departments at FOUR PAWS and affiliated organisations


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • University degree in e.g. Business Administration/Management, Audit, Accounting or comparable qualification (e.g. certified management accountant)
  • Several years of work experience in accounting
  • Very good knowledge of accounting regulations according to HGB as well as good knowledge of German tax law
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English
  • Work experience in non-profit organisations is an advantage
  • Existing management/leadership experience is an advantage


Our offer includes

  • the opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare and to actively shape the future development of FOUR PAWS
  • a key role in the organisation with great responsibility and challenging tasks
  • a multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • an animal friendly, dynamic, and pleasant organisational culture
  • flexible and family-friendly working arrangements
  • an attractive workplace in Hamburg/Altona, easy to reach by public transport


We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and plurality.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge. Please send us your application documents (including your salary requirement and start date) via E-Mail to


Contact Us

Nina Kurtz, Personnel Officer

040/399 249 15

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