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Accountant for Freight Accounting (m/f)


Job Field: Finance & Accounting
Location: Berlin, DE
Company: BASF Services Europe GmbH
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: EN56668633_ONLE_1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Located in the heart of Berlin, BASF Services Europe brings together an international team of around 1,300 colleagues, with over 50 different nationalities, working in our Finance, Controlling, HR and Procurement departments. The performance and expertise of over 200 of our BASF companies in the whole of Europe are collected together in our BASF Shared Service Center.
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What you can expect

Join our Accounts Payable team and help us to ensure a professional invoice management in the freight segment for our customers.

  • You are responsible for subject-specific leadership of a team of five to seven employees involved in freight calculation and billing.
  • In operational terms, you handle calculation and clarification for complex matters, serve key customers and act as the point of contact within your team for all entities involved in the process, including dunning, taxes and export certificates.
  • You ensure efficient communications and transfer of knowledge within the team and the unit and with the BASF units involved in the freight process, such as logistics, purchasing and supply chain.
  • Improving financial processes and being involved in process automation, e.g. in electronic receipt of freight invoices, are parts of your tasks.
  • You work in SAP TM, SD, FI/CO and MM, use MS Office and provide subject-specific support for IT projects and conceptualize as well as conduct training activities.

What we expect

  • You have completed a formal vocational training program to become a certified management assistant in freight forwarding or hold a degree in business and economics with a focus on logistics.
  • In the finance department of a freight forwarding company, you already gained relevant professional experience and knowledge of managing employees.
  • You speak very good German and English and apply these language skills productively in our international teams.
  • In the process, you act independently and proactively advancing processes, are assertive and maintain a level head even in tough situations.
  • You are happy to take on the challenge of working at the Group headquarters in Ludwigshafen at times.
  • Please state your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations in your application letter.

We offer

In our Berlin office, you will be given the opportunity to shape your own personal development, while making a profound impact on our European services. Receiving on-the-job training through our "Buddy System", you will be able to benefit from flexible working hours. As part of our dynamic team, you have the chance to engage and experience diversity & inclusion on a daily basis as well as contribute your ideas to the worldwide BASF network.

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