General Ledger Accountant with focus on Romania (m/f/d)

General Ledger Accountant with focus on Romania (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:  14320

We are seeking for our Shared Service Center for the next possible date a General Ledger Accountant - with focus on Romania (m/f/d), a position at KWS Berlin GmbH in Berlin. The General Ledger Accountant is the backbone of KWS finances globally and working together with the Expert Hub and other teams. The function furthermore executes all transactional and knowledge-based general ledger processes, such as: general ledger postings, accrual accounting, intercompany accounting, asset accounting as well as group accounting. This job will be full-time and permanent.


Your tasks:

  • Adjusts open intercompany items and executes intercompany reconsolidation
  • Prepare financial statements and execute local closing according to IFRS and LOCAL-GAAP
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts
  • Executes all activities on quarter closing that lead to a timely and correct delivery of financial statements: posting of petty cash, HR accruals and salaries, other accruals, posting of depreciation assets, IFRS 16 and 9 and deferred taxes
  • Executes and spars on operational activities within all General Ledger area regarding monthly, quarterly and yearly closing of GTC


Your profile:

  • Academic degree in Business Administration, Certified Accountant or similar 

  • Proven experience in the field of Romanian accounting and preferably IFRS
  • Experience in relevant IT systems (MS Office and ERP)

  • Fluent in English and Romanian
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage high-volume transactions
  • Excellent communication skills, сooperative and teamwork attitude
  • Analytical skills, a hands-on mentality and extraordinary service attitude


Our offer for you:

  • We are an international team of open-minded people with diverse and cross-functional experience
  • Interesting and challenging tasks and projects
  • As a family business, we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, vision and independence; this culture is lived in practice and ensures an open and friendly working atmosphere from day one
  • The best of both worlds: KWS Berlin combines the security of a large, stable company with the passion of a start-up
  • Our location in the heart of Berlin-Schöneberg is very modern; directly opposite the underground station Bülowstraße and with secured car & bicycle parking spaces
  • We offer 30d holidays, flexible working hours, holiday and Christmas bonuses, company pension scheme, JobRad and/or Jobticket
  • True to our motto "Make yourself grow", we support the professional and personal development of our employees


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 €1.8 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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