Looking for a job in finance and accounting?

Take a government-funded
finance & accounting course
to launch your career

Government-funded educational programmes

With a shortage of nearly 2 million skilled workers, Germany is funding courses to upskill workers through educational vouchers, known as the Bildungsgutschein. To be eligible for this voucher, you must be living in Germany, unemployed or soon to be unemployed and registered with the Jobcenter or Agentur für Arbeit or in the process of registering.

As an international living in Germany,  you can take advantage of these programmes as well! Here at Match Talent we guide you through the process of finding a quality training programme that matches your career goals and we support you with your Bildungsgutschein application. Reach out to our team to learn more!

finance and accounting careers

Enter the field of finance & accounting

Become a Financial Accountant

Through a course on financial accounting, you will learn about bookkeeping and organisation of financial accounts, along with establishing your knowledge in income, sales and trade tax. With these core competencies, you will be able to launch your career in financial accounting. 

Accounts Receivable & Payable Accountant

As accounts receivable is concerned with receivables management and accounts payable processes incoming invoices, therefore as an account in these areas you would handle the creation of invoices, along with posting payments and managing financial statements. A course in this accounting field will teach you all the fundamentals in addition to the obligations according to commercial and tax law.

Why take a finance and accounting course?

Trained professionals in finance and accounting are critical for every company, as these employees ensure that all processes related to finance, accounts receivable & accounts payable, along with taxes & auditing run smoothly. There are even new opportunities in tech finance as a SAP consultant. As new challenges can arise in any of these departments, employees with these skills are in high demand in order for companies to continually adapt and maintain efficient processes.


  • Go at your own pace with an asynchronous course 
  • Ability to set your own schedule 
  • Significantly improve your German with included German courses
  • Average salary of a financial accountant: 44.000€

Four simple steps towards your new career!


Get in contact with our team

Fill out our contact form in order to begin the course counselling process


Book a video call with a counsellor

Our counsellors will help you find the ideal course for you based on your interest and career goals


Prepare your Bildungsgutschein application

With the support of your counselor you'll prepare to obtain your educational voucher


Start your new career

You'll then take your educational course and be one step closer to launching your career in Germany

About Match Talent's free 1:1 counselling services

Course Counselling


Choosing the best course for can be a challenging task. We help guide you through the process of identifying what career you want and subsequently finding the right course in the Jobcenter /Agentur für Arbeit’s Kursnet. All our course counselling sessions are 1:1 video calls.

CV & Motivational Letters

Cv writing

Our team helps you to revise your CV to best highlight your experiences and skills for your appointment at the Jobcenter when applying for an educational voucher. Struggling with writing a convincing Motivational Letter? Our team is also here to support you with our free writing workshops. 

Buddy Programme

buddy programme

The aim of our Buddy Programme is to help you at your Jobcenter appointment. This includes translation and moral support during your appointment and  help with preparing your documents beforehand. Your Buddy is there to help increase your chances of receiving an educational voucher.

Key skills needed to be a financial account

To be successful as a financial accountant, you need strong data analysis skills along with sound accounting practice knowledge. Furthermore, critical thinking skills are valuable in addition to preparing financial statements and strong technological skills. While the expertise to succeed in this role can be learned through a course, an underlying interest in dealing with numbers, legal texts and business processes is highly beneficial. There are various courses you can take in the fields of finance and accounting, from payroll to accounts receivable and payable. However, advanced German knowledge is not always a prerequisite, as during a course that includes German lessons, you will build your industry specific vocabulary and intercultural skills to excel in this role.

skills to be a financial accountant

About Match Talent

Match Talent is an initiative by the online language school Lingoda in collaboration with the NGO Kiron Open Higher Education, which supports international talents free of charge. Our individual approach and extensive expertise in supporting internationals in professional qualification and integration in Germany has already helped around 200 talents to build a better career path! 


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