Financial Accountant (f/m/d)

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society. ​

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live an inclusive culture of respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We also embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

  • Responsibility for the financial accounting and monthly closings of designated European Beiersdorf companies
  • Cost center accounting and preparation of Statement of Income (SOI) according to IFRS and group-specific guidelines
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with local GAAP (e.g. HGB) and IFRS
  • Ensuring integration between the SAP modules FI, CO and SD
  • Self-reliant analysis and documentation of accounts and financial statements
  • Contact for financial and tax auditors
  • Responsible for G/L account and cost center master data and account assignment specifications
  • Bank accounting
  • Monitoring and reporting of VAT transactions and contact person for questions related to VAT
  • Posting of wage, salary and pension payments
  • Active development of processes and systems in financial accounting
  • Participation in international projects

Your Profile

  • Successfully completed professional education in business administration  with additional certificate as an accountant (e.g. German “Bilanzbuchhalter”) or a Bachelor's degree with focus on finance and accounting
  • First professional experience in finance and accounting
  • Very good knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Safe handling of SAP R/3 (FI/CO) and MS Office applications
  • Fluent in written and spoken English,German and another European language (for example: spanish, slovenian, czech)
  • Structured, analytical working method
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team spirit and initiative, international mindset

Our organization

We Care Beyond Skin: We care for our consumers, for our planet, the society, and our employees. We do so by valuing care, trust, simplicity, and courage while empowering a modern and agile mindset.

This unique corporate culture also applies to the Global Finance Services team at Beiersdorf Shared Services, the global Shared Services partner within the Beiersdorf family. We enable our brands, departments and countries with efficient and innovative solutions in Accounting and Supply Chain Controlling. Joining our company means not only to create value to our overall business. It’s also about accelerating the digitalization and automation of Finance processes. All of that with great people in a dynamic and international work environment offering various exciting development opportunities. You want to join us on our journey and bring in your personal strengths? Then start your career with us now!


You are welcome to apply without a cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application including a compelling curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates. If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Sarah Tönjes every Wednesday between 15h and 16h via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.

Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
Default Department Recruiting
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf Shared Services
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