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BASF Accountant Financial Reporting with Spanish (m/f/d) in Berlin, Germany

Job Field : Finance & Accounting

Location : Berlin,DEU

Company : BASF Services Europe GmbH

Job ID : EN58212933ONLE2

BASF Services Europe GmbH, located in the heart of Berlin, is a shared service center providing a wide range of services for the BASF Group throughout Europe. As an international team of 2,000 employees from over 50 countries, we bring together know-how in the fields of finance, controlling, HR, procurement, product safety and digitalization. We value teamwork, engagement and embrace Diversity & Inclusion.

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At BASF Finance, we see solutions, not figures. We are all about innovative thinking, working together and making things happen. In doing so, our focus is always on our customers and keeping pace with digitalization. The basics for us are mergers and acquisitions, financing, preparing financial data or managing financial risks. On top of that, we ensure efficient financial processes – always in consultation with a globally connected community.

What you can expect

For our motivated, dynamic and steadily growing international team in the department Financial Reporting we are looking for an Accountant (m/f/d) to support us in the Accounting for the Spanish BASF Group companies. As an accountant you will take care of the general ledger and thereby form the interface in the financial sector.

  • The autonomous and punctual preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS and monthly group reporting will be one of your core tasks.

  • Furthermore, you will support the local finance department with the monthly VAT advance notification as well as the corresponding statistical reports.

  • You will answer internal and external requests for reporting.

  • In accounting matters, you will act as the central point of contact for our subsidiaries, the sub-ledgers and the central financial units of BASF.

What we expect

  • You hold a business degree with a focus on Accounting / Controlling or a successfully completed commercial apprenticeship with corresponding professional experience.

  • Ideally you possess first work experience in external accounting as well as knowledge in the financial statements IFRS.

  • In our intercultural teams you can prove your very good knowledge of English as well as good knowledge in the Spanish language. German is an advantage.

  • You are well versed in using the common MS Office programs, especially Excel, you are experienced. First user knowledge in SAP FI is an advantage.

  • You are committed and have fun working independently to help to shape the future of our team.

  • In addition, analytical thinking and a structured approach characterize your working attitude.

  • If you are a true team player and have fun in working in a dynamic environment, we are looking forward to receive your application.

  • Please state your salary expectations and yours in your motivation letter earliest possible starting date.

We offer

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.