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Global Blue Service Company Austria

Global Blue pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping 40 years ago. Through continuous innovation, it has become the leading strategic technology and payments partner, empowering merchants to capture the growth of international shoppers.


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Vienna, Austria


Global Blue is a listed company on the New York Stock Exchange and operates across 51 countries. It acts as a key business partner to the retail industry, including leading department stores and luxury brands, and thrive on offering a seamless experience to the international shoppers.

Nature and aim of the position

Following the Company’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2020, Global Blue is strengthening its Internal Control & Audit function to support the SOX readiness project and compliance going forward.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of a SOX program. This includes but is not limited to: reviewing control workpapers & drafting SOX compliance recommendations, performing SOX testing, identifying and reporting efficiency opportunities, training control owners and generally help conveying a SOX culture across the company
  • Ensure SOX compliance going-forward by maintaining the SOX framework of the company, performing SOX testing, and supervising issues remediation
  • Participate in the development of Global Blue’s internal control framework beyond SOX compliance, to reach operational, financial and compliance excellence
  • Provide expertise on risk assessment, internal controls and process efficiency, as needed by the Company

Within this position you will:

  • Be part of a highly exposed project, in a NYSE listed company
  • Acquire a deep and transverse knowledge of the company’s operations & strategy
  • Get a strong exposure to top management
  • Develop your communication and analytical skills
  • Obtain experience on project management, working on cross-functional and international initiatives
  • Join a young and dynamic team
  • Get career perspective, notably by joining the audit division of the Group, performing internal audits on a global scale

Reporting and collaboration:

The holder of the position reports to the Group Internal Audit and collaborates with the entire organization, most regularly with, Group Finance, Sales and Legal.

Key competencies:

  • 2 to 4 years experience in internal/external audit, Big 4 experience an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting (IFRS);
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience a strong advantage;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to report complex issues to senior management in a concise and effective manner;
  • Team-player, with ability to work on his/her own initiative
  • Fast learner, demonstrating flexibility and excellent priorities management;
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to pay attention to detail, keeping in mind the “big picture”;
  • Fluency in English (Global Blue’s working language);
  • French and/or German an advantage;
  • Ready to travel approx. 20% of the time, on short term assignments (usually 1 week maximum)


  • Work on Global Blue’s key projects to drive innovation inside the Tax Free Shopping industry
  • International environment, inspiring colleagues with more than 35 nationalities where English is the official working language
  • Flexible working time and distance/remote work in order to protect health of our employees and their families during the pandemic situation.
  • State of the art office environment well connected to the public transportation system
  • Other benefits: well-being including discount for gym, meal vouchers, language courses, company doctor etc.

Global Blue guarantees a competitive and performance-related salary depending on your professional and personal qualifications. As required by Austrian federal law we hereby state, that the guaranteed legal annual Min. compensation according to the Austrian collective agreement amounts to 36.530,12 € however, the total compensation is a subject of individual agreement

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