Financial Accountant (all genders)

Date: Mar 20, 2023

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society. 
Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

This unique corporate culture also applies to the Global Finance Services (GFS) team at Beiersdorf Shared Services, THE global Shared Services business partner within the Beiersdorf family. ​

We at GFS realize efficiencies as well as drive transformation for Beiersdorf by focusing on centralization and automation. With state-of-the-art tools and innovative solutions, we enable our Beiersdorf brands, departments and countries in the area of Finance. We leverage the business proximity and high integration into our partners’ ecosystem to always deliver maximum value. All of that with great people in a dynamic and international work environment offering various exciting development opportunities. You want to join us on our journey and bring in your personal strengths? Then start your career with us now!

Your Tasks

  • Responsibility for the financial accounting and closings of designated European Beiersdorf companies 
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with local GAAP (e.g. HGB) and IFRS  
  • Self-reliant analysis and documentation of accounts and financial statements 
  • Contact for financial and tax auditors 
  • Monitoring and reporting of VAT transactions and contact person for questions related to VAT 
  • Pro-active development and standartization of accountin processes
  • Participation in international projects, e.g. S4 Hana implementation

Your Profile

  • Successfully completed professional education in business administration or a Bachelor's degree with focus on finance and accounting 
  • 3+ professional experience in finance and accounting 
  • Additional accountin certificates will be an asset
  • Good knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS) 
  • Safe handling of Experience with  SAP R/3 (FI/CO) and MS Office applications 
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • German and another European language (for example: italian, romanian) are a plus 

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation & gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.

If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Sarah Tönjes every Wednesday between 3 and 4 pm via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.