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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:  10565

We are seeking an “Expert Audit and IFRS (m/f/d)” to join our Global Finance Team based in Berlin. The job will be filled unlimited and in full-time.


Your tasks:


  • Acting as an global IFRS advisor on specific IFRS standards like IFRS 15 revenue recognition, IFRS 16 leases and IAS 2 inventories.
  • Document and updating KWS-wide accounting policies according to latest standards and interpretations.
  • Handling special IFRS topics during quarterly closings and business partner/units queries.
  • Perform quality reviews and analysis on reporting packages .
  • Provide internal trainings & presentations.
  • Organize and monitor external audits for our local entities and KWS Group (from planning to execution).
  • Support and contribute to strategic cross-functional finance projects (a.o. reporting automation, tool implementation, system and process improvements). 


Your profile:


  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Audit.
  • Over four years of experience in the field of Accounting in a capital market-oriented company or an audit firm.
  • Strong practical knowledge of IFRS reporting and latest standard developments.
  • Analytical and independent thinker with strong written and verbal communication skills especially in explaining complex technical subjects in a simple and pragmatic way.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Certification in Accounting Principles (e.g. CPA; CFA) would be nice to have.
  • Experience in relevant IT systems (MS Office, SAP and other).


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 train station and with secure car & bike parking facilities
  • We offer unlimited contracts with 30 days of holiday, time account, flexible working hours, additional payment for holiday 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. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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