Frankfurt am Main, DE

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Title:  Specialist, Accounting, F&A, Germany & Austria (m/f/d)

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


We are now looking for an experienced Specialist, Finance and Accounting Germany and Austria (interim) to join our F&A EMEA organization as a maternity leave substitute. In this position you will fulfill an important role within the finance department by participating in the monthly, quarterly and annual closing process and reporting for Kemira’s German and Austrian subsidiaries, including fixed asset accounting, general ledger accounting and journal entries as well as account analysis and reconciliation. You are also responsible for the timely and accurate submission of VAT returns and reconciliation including statistical reporting. Supporting the annual statutory accounts and audits.


This is a temporary 2 years fixed term position located in Frankfurt am Main.


What you can expect from us: 
•    Interesting tasks and projects
•    Best-in-class colleagues and tools that let you perform at your best
•    International working environment respecting the company’s values
•    Hybrid work model (up to 50% remote work from home)


What you’ll bring to the team: 
•    Degree in economics or alternatively a relevant education in accounting or tax accounting and at least 3 years of experience in German accounting, ideally in an international company
•    Knowledge of IFRS and HGB, relevant tax laws
•    Very good Excel skills and preferably experience with SAP
•    Ability to work effectively as part of the team as well as on your own initiative
•    Well organized and detail oriented, ability to complete the tasks accurately under the strict deadlines
•    Cooperative and pro-active attitude
•    Fluent written and spoken English and German language skills


For more information, please contact Svetlana Lins (Manager, Accounting, F&A, Germany, Austria) by email Svetlana.Lins@kemira.com.


Please apply with CV no later than 16th of October 2022 at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our diverse and inclusive workplace.