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Accounts Receivable Accountant - with French - (m/f/d)

Accounts Receivable Accountant - with French - (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting
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:  12746

As part of our ONEGLOBE initiative, KWS Berlin GmbH is looking for an Accounts Receivable Accountant (m/f/d) fluent in French and English in Berlin. Romanian or German language knowledge would be a plus. If you are interested in working independently and service-oriented and if you have already demonstrated that you are self-motivated, a team player, and flexible, we look forward to getting to know you soon.This exciting job is in full-time and initially limited to two years. 


Your tasks:

  • You are in charge of posting customer payments, performing accounts receivable related payments and clarifying discrepancies with customers.
  • You will have constant contact with customers, sales and logistic, credit management and colleagues in other financial departments.
  • Moreover, you will participate in preparing the monthly and quarterly closings for the whole KWS Group.
  • You assist in creating ageing reports and dunning procedures.
  • You execute all activities in compliance to rules, guidelines and procedures of KWS.


Your profile:

  • You have successfully acquired anacademic degree, and preferably completed an apprenticeship, in Business Administration/Economics/Finance or similar.
  • You have experience in the field of Finance – especially in Accounting. You had previous experience in creating reports and implementing them.
  • Experience in working in an international Shared Service organization is an additional advantage.
  • You can meet tight deadlines and manage high volume transactions with a high customer orientation and extraordinary service attitude.
  • Due to time zone differences, you have a flexible approach to your core working times.
  • You have strong communication skills, and a cooperative and good team mindset.
  • You are fluent in French (ideally native level) and have excellent English skills. Romanian or German language knowledge 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 


We are looking forward to your application using our online application system SuccessFactors! Please click the "Apply" button which you can find in the online ad.


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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