General Ledger Accountant

Hamburg, Germany

Upfield Deutschland is looking for a General Ledger Accountant to strengthen the Finance team in Germany. In this role you report directly to the Director of Finance in Germany and you work in a team with an OTC and PTP Accountant, as well as Controllers. You are responsible for all General Ledger related topics for three German entities - the sales company and the factories. 

Need more details?

As our GL Accountant  your focus areas include Annual / Quarterly Closing, Audits, Local Ledger, Taxes, Payroll and Pensions, and Balance Sheet Hygiene. You are the first point of contact for Tax-Authorities and you support Payroll Accounting. In this role you will interact with the following stakeholders:

  • Financial Shared Service Center in India
  • Global Functions within the Group like RTR, Tax, Treasury and Insurance
  • External Tax Consultants and Auditors
  • Internal Departments regarding accounting requirements, guide and control bookings

This is you!

You have more than 10 years of experience in (General Ledger) Accounting with a deep knowledge in all Accounting Topics. You're a certified Accountant (Bilanzbuchhalter) and familiar with IFRS and HGB. You're also an advanced SAP user! You are used to working in a multinational organization with shared services and responsibilities.

You're looking for a role where you're entrepreneurial mindset isn't wasted. You are well- and self-organized. You love to solve problems and making things happen and you won't stop until you've made a difference. 

You speak and write English and German fluently. 

About Upfield!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves.

How to apply!

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

Hit the apply button or reach out on LinkedIn ( I appreciate your CV may not be up to date, so you can just send over your LinkedIn profile. 

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