Expert Audit and IFRS (m/f/d)

Expert Audit and IFRS (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  14361

Join our dynamic Global Finance Team as an Expert Audit and IFRS (m/f/d) in KWS Berlin GmbH, where you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity and transparency. In this critical position, you will leverage your expertise to conduct thorough audits, provide insightful analyses, and drive excellence in financial reporting. This job will be unlimited and full-time in Berlin


Your tasks:

  • Acting as a global IFRS advisor on specific IFRS standards
  • Supporting preparation of consolidated financial statements under IFRS and preparing group reports and ad-hoc analysis
  • Document and update KWS-wide accounting policies according to latest standards and interpretations
  • Handling special IFRS topics during quarterly closings and business partner/units queries
  • Develop and perform quality reviews of financial statements and reporting packages
  • Documentation and improvements of accounting related processes and procedures (driving change)
  • Provide internal trainings & presentations
  • Supporting the external audit


Your profile:

  • Preferably, you have an academic degree with a focus on Accounting/Audit or another international accountants’ certificate
  • You have several years of experience in the field of Audit and/or Group Accounting
  • You already worked in a SAP environment or other ERP systems, as well as the MS Office applications
  • Proven record in applying accounting principles and procedures in an international environment
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) is a must, German as a plus


Our offer:

  • We are an international team with diverse and cross-functional experiences shared by open-minded people
  • Best of both worlds: KWS Berlin combines the security of a big, stable company with the passion of a start-up
  • As a family-backed company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence; this culture is lived in practice creating an open and friendly working atmosphere from day one
  • Our location in the heart of Berlin Schöneberg is very modern, directly opposite of a  metro station and with secure car & bike parking facilities
  • We offer unlimited contract with 30 days of holiday, time account, flexible working hours, additional payment for holidays and Christmas, JobRad and/or financial support with the public transport ticket
  • Following our motto “Make yourself grow”, we support employees’ professional and personal development with individual training measures


Did we spark your interest?
Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents. We look forward to getting to know you!


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 €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. 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, sugar beet, 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 €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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