MS Global AG is an international company belonging to the Covestro group. The company is headquartered in Bern, Switzerland and acts as a Global Sales Support Entity.
Covestro is one of the world's largest producers of polymers and high-performance plastics. Its innovative developments in coatings, adhesives, insulating materials and sealants, polycarbonates and polyurethanes significantly enhance the quality of our lives. The main customers for Covestro products are the automotive and construction industries, the electrical/electronics segment, manufacturers of sports and leisure goods, packaging and medical devices.
To support our Accounting Team, we are looking for you as
Accountant & Transactional Accountant m/f (100%)
You are responsible for the complete, timely and qualitative execution of the Accounting and Treasury Operations in the area of Accounting and Transactional Accounting according to the defined processes and activity split. In addition, you act as interface between business (divisions, business units) and the accounting players (Global Accounting, Subgroup and Share Service Organization). The position performs subgroup specific activities that require accounting judgment and comprehensive business knowledge.
Primary contact for Shared Service Office and Global Office for questions on Accounts Payable and Payments in 26 countries
Invoice management for local Swiss invoices including scanning to SSO.
Coordination and set-up of payments and tracking open payables including the issue of payment instructions
Prepare and maintain documentation about invoice and payment flow to ensure compliant processes and audits
Raising and managing requests in SSF tool for Accounts payable, Intercompany and Accounts Receivable issues
Ensure timely execution of accounting activities, monitoring of payable and receivable accounts in subledger and request necessary postings and clearings in AP/AR team
Process Sideline business activities in the system for 26 countries, raising manual invoices and credit notes as necessary
Ensure timely execution of accounting activities (e.g. General Ledger postings and open-item monitoring and clearing)
Handling Asset Accounting activities across 26 countries in line with global activity split
Provide specialized ad-hoc and project support specific to own area of expertise
Support optimization projects and continuously improve quality and efficiency for local processes and implement global initiatives according to guidance from Covestros Headquarters in Germany
Support external and internal audit and perform ICS controls in area of expertise and responsibility
Professional education in financial accounting or treasury
Minimum of two years working experience in finance and/or accounting department or other similar positions and basic knowledge on system settings and internal controls
Experience with ERP Accounting Software SAP FI/CO is required
Familiar with MS Office (especially Excel) and related software
Fluent English skills encompassing special terminologies in the area of Controlling and Finance
Analytical abilities, initiative, ability to react quickly and take sound decisions, flexibility, resourcefulness as well as the capability to work accurately while under tight deadlines
Being able to work with complex organization, business models and processes in a cross-cultural company
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
This position is limited on an interim basis of 12 to 18 months.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in an international team? If so, please submit your fullapplication via email to Yvonne Herren (HR Business Partner): firstname.lastname@example.org
MS Global AG (Covestro Group)
Frau Yvonne Herren
HR Business Partner