General Ledger Accountant Eastern Europe (m/f/d)

General Ledger Accountant Eastern Europe (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting
Field of Work: 

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  781

As part of our ONEGLOBE initiative we are seeking for our Global Transaction Center (GTC) for the next possible date a General Ledger Accountant (m/f/d), a position at KWS in Berlin. The General Ledger Accountant is the backbone of KWS finances globally and working together with the Expert Hub and other General Ledger Teams. The function furthermore executes all transactional and knowledge-based general ledger processes, such as: general ledger postings, bank accounting, intercompany accounting, financial closing & statements, production & inventory accounting, asset accounting as well as group accounting. This job will be unlimited and in full-time.


Your tasks:

  • Executes local closing according to IFRS and LOCAL-GAAP regulations.
  • Prepare financial statements & execute local closing according to IFRS and LOCAL-GAAP.
  • Executes and spars on operational activities within all General Ledger area regarding monthly, quarterly and yearly closing of GTC.
  • Works closely with the General Ledger Teams, Accounts Receivable and Payables teams of the GTC and the Expert Hubs, to ensure that rules and guidelines are adhered and decisions reflect RGP's.
  • Book approved accruals per business area


Your profile:

  • Preferably academic degree in Business Administration.
  • Preferably 2 or more years of experience in the field of Accounting.
  • Fluent in English and Ukranianand are a must.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage high volume transactions.
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues.
  • Communication skills.
  • Analytical skills and a hands on mentality.
  • Customer orientation and extraordinary service attitude.
  • Cooperative and team-working mindset.


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 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.