The Klöckner Pentaplast Group is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging, printing and specialty solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage and card markets, among others. Klöckner Pentaplast plays an integral role in the customer value chain by offering innovative films and packaging solutions. Founded in 1965, Klöckner Pentaplast has grown from its initial facility in Montabaur, Germany, to current operations in 18 countries across 35 locations and over 6,300 people committed to servicing customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.kpfilms.com.
We are looking forAccountantsandSenior General Ledger Accountantsfor ourFinance Shared Service Center in Porto. These roles are supporting the European business and processing accounts receivable activities. Exciting times! We are still building up our team and hence we are able offer roles on different experience levels. We are looking forward to get applications in a range from rather junior to senior candidates.
The main tasks and responsibilities include the following
Perform period end activities such as booking of journal entries, currency revaluation, depreciation, accruals and provisions, etc…;
Perform inventory accounting and post adjustments;
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial information, to internal or external parties, including group accounting, auditors and authorities (e.g. tax authorities);
Balance sheet reconciliation and account maintenance;
Perform accounts reviews and provide explanations of variances;
Prepare management reporting package and other packages;
Support in the preparation of financial statements;
Support in the preparation of tax declarations;
Handling external and internal queries via email / phone;
Support planning, monitoring and coordination of closing process;
Coordinate or execute projects related to accounting and reporting;
Provide support related to annual and interim audits in close cooperation with other departments and auditors;
Prepare and support ad-hoc requests from external or internal customers in close cooperation with other departments (e.g. tax inspections).
Ideally you bring the following background:
Bachelor degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar field;
Good knowledge of IFRS;
Good knowledge of accounting standards in one of the following GAAPs: Portugal, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK or USA;
Good Knowledge in Internal Controls and/or SOX compliance preferred;
CA or CPA degree preferred
Fluent English both spoken and written and preferably a second European language like German, Italian, Spanish, French, or Dutch
Experienced in working with ERP systems
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in finance and accounting in a manufacturing environment, ideally in a Shared Service Center
Joy in working in a global environment
Have we piqued your interest? Great! Patricia Correia, our HR Manager, is looking forward to hear from you!
Have we piqued your interest? Great. We look forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest start date.
Klöckner Pentaplast is an equal opportunity employer, which makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, disability, sexual preference or marital status.