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Accounts Payable Accountant (Brazil) (m/f/d)

Accounts Payable Accountant (Brazil) (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Temporary
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  12765

You are looking for an open and diverse team? You want to be a valuable and important part of an organization? Then join us in the Accounts Payable Team 1 in the Global Transaction Center at KWS Berlin GmbH in the heart of Berlin. We are a positive group of people looking for new colleagues who are interested in moving us ahead. As an Accounts Payable Accountant (m/f/d) at KWS, you are responsible to ensure payments on time and to develop our services further. This role collaborates with the respective Team Coordinator and Team Lead. It is a full-time temporary position starting with the next possible date.


You will be responsible for:

  • Perform analysis of taxes levied on invoices (PIS, COFINS, ICMS, ICMS-ST, IPI, DIFAL, ISS, RETIDOS NA FONTE, etc.)
  • Coding goods, service, and freight invoices (NFEs, DANFEs, CTEs, etc.) with and without Purchase Order using SAP (MIGO/MIRO)
  • Conducting payments in the timely manner (payment runs & manual payments)
  • Communicate clearly with our stakeholders and business users
  • Managing requests such as tickets and dunnings
  • Clearing supplier accounts including open items
  • Reviewing and improving our processes
  • Collaborating with different departments to achieve our goals


Show your strengths: 

  • Solid knowledge in Brazilian tax assessment – PIS, COFINS, ICMS, ICMS-ST, IPI, DIFAL, ISS, RETIDOS NA FONTE (IMPRESCINDÍVEL)
  • BA Degree preferably in Accounting (Ciências Contábeis), correlated areas such as Business Administration, Economics, etc. will also be considered
  • Fluent English and Portuguese is mandatory both verbally and in written
  • Knowledge in SAP or xFlow are an advantage
  • A good understanding of Accounting processes, especially with regards to processing incoming invoices
  • Organized and able to work on different tasks in a structured and time-oriented way
  • Good communication skills and a cooperative working style
  • Motivation to grow as a person
  • Prior experience in the Agribusiness sector is a plus



  • A location in the heart of Berlin
  • A great team with lots of fun at work and regular team events
  • A positive and appreciative working environment
  • Flat hierarchies and open communication
  • An attractive remuneration package incl. company pension plan and other benefits
  • Flexible working hours and a reasonable work-life balance
  • Training opportunities


Seed your career by submitting your application today! We are looking forward to your application using our online application system.


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.5 billion in the fiscal year 2021/2022. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugarbeet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €285 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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