Share this Job

Internship - General Ledger (m/f/d)

Internship - General Ledger (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Temporary
Is Full Time?:  No
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  12545

KWS Berlin GmbH is looking for an Intern (m/f/d) to work in the field of General Ledger. Sounds like you? Then come aboard and gain experiences and develop yourself further.
With us you will be involved right from the start and have the opportunity to work on interesting projects in a corporate, international company - in the heart of Berlin. The Intern (m/f/d) needs to work for 40 hours a week for a minimum period of at least three months in our General Ledger department in the Global Transaction Centre division.


The position is to be filled as soon as possible. The place of employment is KWS Berlin GmbH in Berlin.


Your tasks:

  • You are responsible for the daily follow up of all asset movements, including asset acquisition, retirement and asset sale.
  • You support the accounting department in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • You assist in various intercompany reconciliation activities, salary postings, accruals postings as well as the calculation and posting of deferred tax.
  • You collaborate with other departments in the Global Transaction Centre, such as the tax department, delivering relevant accounting information.
  • Furthermore, you support the Financing department in potential projects and initiatives.


Your Skills and Experience:

  • You are currently studying in the field of business administration / economics / finance / business engineering or a similiar course of study at least in your third semester
  • You have reliable user knowledge in MS-Office
  • You can work under pressure and convince through organizational strength and an independent way of working
  • In addition, you are always reliable and fluent in English and German (spoken and written)


What we offer:

  • Insights into the area of general ledger within a large, international company
  • The opportunity to learn a lot in a short time 
  • An open corporate culture with a family atmosphere 
  • A location in the heart of Berlin (currently mostly home office)
  • Flat hierarchies and open communication
  • Flexible working hours and a good work-life balance
  • Training and development opportunities


Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, resume, relevant certificates) via our online application system SuccessFactors.


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

Our data privacy policy for candidates is available on Please select the country where the job you applied for is posted in and, if applicable, the specific business unit.

Job Segment: Accounting, Engineer, Intern, Finance, Bilingual, Engineering, Entry Level