(Senior) Accountant (m/f/d)

About the role

Location: Austria - Vienna

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge.


We are looking for a (Senior) Accountant (m/f/d) to join the accounting team at the Head Office in Vienna. You will ensure the accounting, reporting and tax compliance of Borealis AG with all legal and fiscal requirements and Borealis guidelines. Further, you will coordinate the deliverables of other stake holders such as treasury and funding, our shared service center and People & Culture to ensure the timely completion of our monthly, quarterly and annual closings of accounts. You will act as a deputy for the Country Finance Manager.


The typical tasks comprise of:

  • Preparation of closing and routine entries
  • Balance sheet and other reconciliations on a regular basis
  • Monthly/quarterly/annual closing tasks (postings, clearings, reconciliations, reporting to the group, etc.)
  • Handling payroll and social security postings and reconciliations  
  • Preparations of the local financial statements (postings, disclosure notes, etc.)
  • Assistance with internal and external reviews and audits
  • Cooperation and assistance in finance-related group projects
  • Communication with the country authorities
  • Follow up on the legislation changes and introducing relevant changes to the organisation
  • Preparation of financial, tax and statistical declarations

About you

You are the right candidate for this role, if you have finished your Bachelor degree in finance, controlling or accounting and you have a solid knowledge of accounting rules, IFRS and local GAAP. Moreover, you are fluent in English (spoken and written) and have at least basic German knowledge. You have worked in a similar role before and you have strong data interpretation and validation skills. Last but not least, you have good communication and presentation skills, you are able to listen, understand and convey information in a way people can easily understand.

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Preslmaier, (claudia.preslmaier@borealisgroup.com). Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement, reflecting your competencies and experience, starting at EUR 60.640,00 annual gross salary and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com 


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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