Audit jobs in Austria

Where are most of the audit jobs?

The capital and largest city is Vienna but there are a number of other major commercial centres that will recruit auditors such as Linz, Graz and, Salzburg.

Austria came out of the 2008-2009 recession better than some other European countries.  As a result, there are still areas of growth and job opportunities. The sectors employing the most people are manufacturing, the wholesale and retail, healthcare, social work and construction

What kind of life can I expect?

Individuals moving to Austria will find the high cost of living a small price to pay for the much higher quality of life their move will afford them. According to the 2010 Mercer Cost of Living Survey, Vienna was ranked first in terms of quality of life and 28th in terms of cost of living. 
Moreover being perfectly positioned in between Western and Eastern Europe Austria has excellent communications with other cities and enviable recreational activities (notably skiing, walking and hiking).

What kind of job titles should I look out for when searching for a job? 
Different companies may give different job titles but when looking for a new job you will probably want to look out for the following such as interne revision and audit jobs in Austria.

What kinds of audit jobs are available?

Despite the recession of 2008/9, Austria is faring reasonably well as compared to other European countries. As a result, there are still areas of growth and job opportunities. The sectors employing the most people are manufacturing, the wholesale and retail trade, healthcare, social work and construction
Although clearly not boasting such a large domestic market as near neighbours Germany, Austria does have some large corporations of their own who recruit auditors.

Obvious contenders include companies such as OMV AG, Erste Bank, Telekom Austria AG, Red Bull GmbH, Austrian Airlines and Raiffeisen.

In Austria the accountancy profession is regulated by the Bilanzbuchhaltungsgesetz. Other useful qualifications include the CIA. The Institute of Internal Auditors in Austria currently has around 450 members, coming from a variety of different sectors.

For IT Auditors and Information security experts ISACA Austria was created in 1998 as an association for IT audit and IT controllers. If you want more information go to the Austrian ISACA chapter.


Sounds great… so where do I apply for a job?

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