Finance & Accounting Manager- Part time (m/w/d)
in Berlin

Finance & Accounting Manager- Part time (m/f/d)


About us:

At the Lufthansa Innovation Hub, we’re pioneering the future of travel for the Lufthansa Group, the industry, but most importantly for everyone who travels.

The landscape of the travel industry is changing. Our job is to identify these shifts and translate them into new business opportunities in the travel sector.

We are guided by our ambition to take travel to new destinations. To achieve this we believe in constantly pushing the limits‘ to make travel easier, more convenient and more enjoyable.

By building a valuable portfolio of travel companies and products, we are making an essential contribution to the asset-light business strategy of the Lufthansa Group.

Job summary:

As a Finance & Accounting Manager (m/f/d) you act as our go-to person for all finance-related inquiries of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) and its ventures. You drive the daily accounting operations, analyze accounting data, drive the preliminary monthly accounting, produce financial reports and steer our annual accounts with an external advisory firm. 

Thereby, you build the bridge between the LIH, the Lufthansa Group and external stakeholders for all finance-related requests. 

The role is based in Berlin, and will report to the Director People & Organisation.



  • You drive the day-to-day financial operations of LIH and its ventures including invoicing, payment transactions and credit card management
  • You curate financial forecasts and reportings for our Managing Director   
  • You reconcile and clarify vendor accounts and G/L accounts
  • You engage in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements with our tax advisor 
  • You monitor, analyze and validate routine expenditures (e.g. travel expenses)  
  • You coordinate with relevant Lufthansa Group stakeholders (eg accounting, controlling, corporate governance, IT) and act as the main contact person for all LH Group-related administrative topics and measures
  • You report all figures and data required by the LH Group in the respective internal group databases and tools
  • You drive and challenge inputs for our financial planning and forecasting process and help the ventures to understand and analyze their budgets
  • Understand and analyze related trends (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow)
  • You are responsible for all personnel files and personnel relevant documents
  • You will draw up employment contracts in consultation with the HR Manager and will be responsible for the administrative processes of new hires up to onboarding (e.g. ordering hardware, IT, software, setting up the email address, necessary access and log-in’s)
  • You prepare the monthly payroll in cooperation with the tax office and are the first contact person for the team
  • Next to the day-to-day business, you will be actively involved in optimizing and streamlining our operational HR and finance processes

Your profile:

  • Degree in Business Administration/Economics, Finance or similar
  • At least three years of professional experience in the field of Finance/Accounting
  • You know how to prioritize your work and are able to multitask
  • You to meet tight deadlines and manage high volume transactions with high customer orientation plus an extraordinary service attitude
  • Good knowledge of HGB and tax law
  • Safe handling of MS Office and knowledge of Datev
  • Fluent in German and English (written and verbal)

What we offer:

  • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and growing team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow together with one of the most iconic brands in aviation
  • Maintain a global perspective for your work from Berlin via Singapore to Shanghai
  • Gain deep insights into the corporate world as well as the international Travel & Mobility Tech ecosystem
  • Work independently and entrepreneurially holistically owning budgets, work streams and operational decision-making
  • Utilize seasoned Lufthansa and experienced tech talent
  • Experience a truly unique setting in the heart of the Berlin tech ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation with benefits

At LIH, we are super committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity and inclusivity. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of factors irrelevant to merit, qualifications or business need such as age, race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, medical status, or any other status covered by the relevant law in the areas where we operate.


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