Financial Accountant (all genders)

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 a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We 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 closings of designated European Beiersdorf companies
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with local GAAP (e.g. HGB) and IFRS
  • Self-reliant analysis and documentation of accounts and financial statements
  • Contact for financial and tax auditors
  • Monitoring and reporting of VAT transactions and contact person for questions related to VAT
  • Pro-active development and standardization of accounting processes
  • Participation in international projects e.g. introduction of new software solutions to support the annual financial statements
  • Ensuring integration between the SAP modules FI, CO and SD
  • Responsibility for G/L account and cost center master data and account assignment details
  • Bank accounting
  • Posting wages, salaries and pension payments

Your Profile

  • Successfully completed professional education in business administration or a Bachelor's degree with focus on finance and accounting
  • 3+ years professional experience in finance and accounting
  • Additional accounting certificates will be an asset
  • Good knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Safe handling of SAP R/3 (FI/CO) or S4 HANA and MS Office applications
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Further European language skills are a plus

Additional information

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.

Job Details

Contract Type:
Limited, 2 Years / Full-Time
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf Shared Services
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