BASEL OFFICE - Manager Onboard Internal Audit

Viking is a strong and dynamic company - with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels cruising over 100 itineraries around the world. In 2022, our guests will experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations. We will also expand our operations to the U.S. with the addition of a new Mississippi River ship.



Performing different accounting, controlling tasks and supporting the ships and the Senior Accountants in the preparation of month-end closings of cash books and onboard inventories.

This role is based in our Operational Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.



  • Checking on board bookkeeping entries of hotel managers (correctness, VAT data, completing information, posting entries)
  • Reconciling balances with Accounting system: support to Senior Accountants: credit card, revenues, ship money
  • Reporting system irregularities, testing fixes and new implementations
  • Controlling reasonability of F&B and consumable inventories
  • Cooperating with Procurement in the inventory process
  • Support HR with the onboard advance payment
  • Providing high level support for bookkeeping system to the hotel managers



  • Accounting background is a plus (experience in the cruise industry could compensate the lack of accounting experience)
  • Fluent in English. German is nice to have
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Proactive personality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team player



  • Employee restaurant (including free soft drinks, juices and coffee)
  • Regular company events, such as sports games, BBQ, cooking classes
  • Flexible working hours
  • Various discounts (e.g. for sports memberships and cultural events)
  • A modern working environment with height-adjustable desks
  • A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future
  • A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years



If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website, including a cover letter (one page, introducing yourself and outlining why you are interested in the role) as well as your CV in English and relevant references.

For further details about this position, please feel free to contact Virginia Belli under +41 61 638 60 35. 

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