Assistant Controller - Part-time (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Part-time · Berlin

About us

CODE is a newly-founded private university of applied sciences that is embedded into the vibrant network of Berlin’s digital economy. At the core of our study programs is a self-directed project-based learning concept. Together with a network of partner organizations, our goal is to provide students with practical, real-world, and digitally-oriented education and the ability to face the technological and social changes and challenges of tomorrow.

We have a strong commitment to our community, to supporting and learning from each other, to development, and to building a healthy work atmosphere. CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful, inclusive and diverse work environment.

About Working At CODE

CODE’s atmosphere is creative and dynamic with an international team in the heart of Berlin. We value your strengths and will support you with your professional development as well as a fair compensation and some fun additions. Most importantly, joining CODE means being a part of a passionate team who is shaping the future of higher education. 

CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful and inclusive work environment and encourages people of all genders, backgrounds, and origins to apply.  

About the Role

As the Assistant Controller/in you report to the Head of Finance and will perform a broad range of financial planning and reporting services and general accounting tasks.  Supporting Students, Faculty, and Staff with financial planning and execution support, you will play a major role in helping them and CODE succeed. 

You will work closely with faculty and staff to maintain accurate accounting records, enable and track payments and purchases, and changes to payroll.  You will be a vital participant in cross facilitating:

  • Support our team by ensuring accounting records are accurate and complete.

  • Support the preparation and completion of financial reports, updates, and plans.

  • Support the cost accountability in all transactions.

  • Ensure effective use of public and private grant funds ( ESF, EXIST, others).

  • Provide advice and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and CODE partners. 

  • Foster the CODE culture

This a fixed duration contract that may be funded by the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie  EXIST Potentiale grant or ESF funding and is subject to all rules and restrictions for these programs. 

We are looking for someone who:
  • Is organized, has an eye for detail, approachable proactive and solution-oriented

  • Is happy to help people

  • Passionate, dedicated, and flexible

  • Is fluent in spoken and written in English (German and other languages are a plus)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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