Tigress Cara at TIERART

Teamlead Accounting (m/f/d)

Fulltime | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organization 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

  • Being responsible for the professional and disciplinary management of the accounting department as well as development of the accounting team
  • Being responsible for the accounting (financial, accounts payable/receivable, fixed assets and payroll accounting) and tax matters of VIER PFOTEN – Stiftung für Tierschutz and affiliated gGmbHs
  • 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
  • Optimizing existing and implementing new financial processes
  • Coordinating projects for the further digitalization of the accounting department
  • Acting as the 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
  • Work experience in non-profit organizations is an advantage
  • 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
  • Existing management 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 organization with great responsibility and challenging tasks
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal friendly, dynamic and pleasant organizational 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, HR Specialist

040/399 249 15

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