Position title
Financial Manager ARIS

Our student initiative is based at ETH Zürich (Hönggerberg) and inspires students across Switzerland in hands-on space engineering challenges through collaboration with academia and industry.

Our rocket project goes into the 3rd round: Following project HEIDI, ARIS participates at the Spaceport America Cup (SPAC) 2020 in New Mexico. For this, an interdisciplinary core team of 15-20 students is formed that designs, builds and competes at the Cup!

As Financial Manager your main responsibility is to oversee the financial transactions, monitor cash flow, plan budgets individual team budgets with the team leaders, and report to the board. Tasks include:

  • Plan team budgets together with the team leads
  • Monitor Cash-Flow and Cash Availability
  • Distribute Available funds
  • Record Financial Transactions in the accounting software
  • Execute reimbursements
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Operations and Management teams
  • Work closely with the Sponsoring team to communicate and act on the cash needs

From each our team members we expect:

  • We expect you to spend 1-2 days a week on the project and be able to join team meetings and workshops in Zurich
  • Be proactive and able to take responsibility
  • Fail, get up and learn from it
  • Ask for help when you need it and help whenever you can
  • You don’t have to be a specialist yet but you are willing to become one!
What do you get?

By participating in this unique challenge you will:

  • Learn how to deal with critical decisions
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Opportunity to take the Treasurer’s Board position in Fall 2019
  • Take initiative outside of the class room and gain hands-on experience
  • Establish and grow your network in industry and academia
  • Be part of a friendly community, grow as a unit and build life-long friendships
  • Kick start your career!
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
As soon as possible
Duration of employment
1 semester, preferably more
Working Hours
1-2 days/week
Date posted
March 26, 2019

Position: Financial Manager ARIS

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