Director of Finance (m/f/d)

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EDU ( is a European Higher Education Institution that is the first of its kind in Europe to offer an interactive, digital study of human medicine. EDU students learn the scientific and practical basics of human medicine on a digital campus and, from the first trimester, also during regular practical phases in teaching hospitals. With this unique concept, EDU combines practical and theoretical education in an effective way and can bring medical education to where it is needed.  

EDU supports the Digital Education Action Plan of the European Commission and the United Nations in realizing the third and fourth goal for sustainable development (“Good Health and Well- Being”, “Education for All”).  

We are looking for a Director of Finance (m/f/d) to strengthen our team. 


Your responsibilities as Director of Finance will be the following:  

Planning, leading, developing, and coordinating the policies and activities of the group’s Finance department
Internal and external reporting of the group’s financials
Ensuring tax, legal and regulatory compliance
Creation and implementation of the organisation’s business plan
Supervising and training accounting staff
Developing and monitoring of financial and operational KPIs
Supervising expenditure and cash flows
Managing internal controls
Developing and implementing fund-raising strategies as well as engaging with investors


You bring the following skillset: 

Bachelor or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field
Professional Working Proficiency both in German and English 
Comprehensive experience in the finance functions in an international setting
Proficiency in financial reporting IFRS/HGB
Excellent analytical and negotiation skills  
Ability to perform under stress 
Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company  
Excellent MS Excel and modelling knowledge
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Certificates in CFA, CPA, tax advisory or legal training/experience and experience in an educational institution are beneficial


At EDU you can develop professionally and personally if:

You are looking for a dynamic start-up environment with a passionate, ambitious team from over 20 nations
You want to help shape the innovation of higher education in medicine


We are looking forward to receiving your application which you can send to



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