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Head of Finance (80-100%)

  • Full Time
  • Glattbrugg, Zurich, Switzerland
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Lufthansa Systems profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Lufthansa Systems

You and your team will be responsible for leading and overseeing all financial operations, collaborate closely with the executive team to make informed business decisions and will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health and stability while driving profitability. You will be the owner of Data Protection & Compliance. Finally, you ensure all administration processes run smoothly.


  • Lead the Finance & Accounting team (six people) and fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Guarantee a correct annual and monthly closing based on Swiss OR
  • Further Development of Controlling and Cost Accounting with focus on product profitability
  • Optimizing the invoicing processes for our products and services
  • Ensuring stable payroll processes
  • Responsible for Budgeting, Forecasting, Cash planning and company taxes
  • Provide timely insights into financial trends and forecasts as a catalyst to proactive business management
  • Be an active part of Lufthansa System’s global finance community
  • Act as GDPR and Compliance contact for Lufthansa Group-internal and external matters
  • Run Company Administration including Facility Management


  • Jobticket / Subsidized public transport
  • Have a shower
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Profit sharing / LVV (bonus)
  • Part-time models
  • 25 days of annual vacation
  • Subsidized parking or public transport
  • Modern offices
  • Discounts / shopping
  • Old-age provision / employee retirement
  • Flexible working hours
  • Sabbatical / exemptions
  • Free snacks / drinks
  • Flight privileges


  • Degree in business administration or equivalent with focus on Finance and Accounting
  • Proven experience in a finance leadership role within a complex organization
  • Excellent analytical and strategic skills, with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, resilience, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.
  • Good knowledge of SAP R/3
  • Strong interpersonal skills, hands-on mentality, service orientation, and assertiveness
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German
  • High integrity and ethical conduct with a strong commitment to upholding the highest standards of governance and financial integrity.
  • Swiss or EU national or a holder of a Swiss working permit


Lufthansa Systems FlightNav AG is located in Opfikon, Switzerland, close to the Zurich airport, and currently employs about 200 people.

Lufthansa Systems FlightNav Inc. – part of the Lufthansa Group – provides navigation data and produces aeronautical charts, flight planning solutions, and innovative navigation applications to support the flight operations of more than 250 airlines worldwide. Pilots, licensed dispatchers, other aviation specialists and IT professionals jointly develop our products to achieve the maximum possible professionalism, quality, and usability. Safe and cost-efficient flight operations are our top priority. The combination of technological expertise, in-depth airline knowledge, and customer-oriented company culture is the basis of our success.

To apply for this job please visit apply.lufthansagroup.careers.

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