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Flowserve Corporation Cost Accountant in Essen, Germany

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for carrying out and ensuring all activities of Financial Production Controlling with regard to order settlement, valuation and financial reporting. The position reports to the Head of Accounting Dortmund/Göhren.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Business degree (Bachelor) with a focus on finance and accounting or comparable education

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of cost accounting/controlling, preferably in a manufacturing company with an international context

  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes and material flows as well as related order accounting systems and processes

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Experience working with ERP programs, SAP R/3 or S4 HANA preferred

  • US-GAAP or IFRS knowledge desirable

  • Good analytical mindset, high affinity for numbers and willingness to work in detail

  • Ability to prioritize various tasks, even in the face of changing circumstances

  • Ability to work independently and solve complex accounting issues

  • Willingness to work as part of a cross-site team

  • Confident communication skills, both written and verbald command of written and spoken English.

What we offer you:

  • Interesting and a varied range of tasks in an international and innovative environment

  • A family-friendly company with a flexible working time system in accordance with the tariff of the metal and electrical industry and 30 vacation days.

  • Vacation and Christmas bonus as well as the possibility of a company pension scheme

  • Medium-sized company, embedded in an international group of companies

  • Possibility of mobile workingGood

  • Excellent transportation network

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Participation in the monthly and annual financial statements according to US GAAP and HGB

  • Continuous review and analysis of progress of manufacturing and sales orders based on cost and hourly billings

  • Determination of the production and sales progress of large orders (percentage-of-completion postings)

  • Analysis, comparison and reporting of material consumption and production hours against plan/forecast

  • Monthly determination of production costs and valuation of inventories

  • Determination and review of sales or production-related valuation adjustments (penalties, warranty costs, inventory write-downs)

  • Determination and accounting of surpluses and deficits in the production process

  • Supporting management and finance business partners with meaningful variance analyses

  • Contribute to process improvements regarding all aspects of production cost accounting and related reporting

  • Perform SOX controls assigned to area of responsibility

  • Support of General Accounting in location-related issues concerning the preparation of financial statements in accordance with commercial and tax law

Job Posting Category: Finance & Accounting

Primary Posting Location: Ahaus, Germany

Other Posting Location: Essen, Germany;

Job Advertising Title: Cost Accountant

Employment Type: Full time

Auto req ID: 56428BR

Country: Germany

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