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Financial Consolidation Specialist (m/f/d)

Job Posting Date:  Oct 2, 2022
Location:  Berlin KG
Contract Type:  Permanent Position


Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating and surface finishing. Applying a comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach, Atotech's portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software and services for innovative and high-technology applications. These solutions are used in a wide variety of end-markets, including datacenter, consumer electronics and communications infrastructure, as well as in numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances.

With its well-established innovative strength and industry-leading global TechCenter network, MKS delivers pioneering solutions through its Atotech brand - combined with unparalleled on-site support for customers worldwide. For more information about Atotech, please visit us at





This is what your role looks like:

Join us as a Financial Consolidation Specialist (m/f/d) in Corporate Accounting, based in Berlin.  As a Consolidation Specialist (m/f/d), your primary responsibilities include the preparation, analysis and release of the Group financial consolidated statements, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), internal control requirements and the Group financial closing calendar. Furthermore, the position will facilitate the consolidation team in completing several tasks required by all the relevant departments internal to the Group.



Your responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the monthly preparation of high-quality financial accounts and reports under IFRS for the Group and subsidiary companies
  • Oversees the monthly intercompany elimination process and prepares adjusting and recurring manual journal entries
  • Analyze consolidated data to ensure that proper accounting procedures have been followed
  • Engineer, test, and deploy new consolidated reports
  • Design and maintain internal control over financial reporting processes and perform control activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions including strong communications with applicable business partners
  • Administer, develop, and improve the accuracy of the Consolidation Tool alongside training users on best practice use of the system
  • Assist group entities in troubleshooting issues they’ve encountered at month-end to ensure the successful submission of their reporting packages, including the review of individual financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Company guidelines
  • Develop and maintain a documented system of procedures to ensure efficient operation of systems, processes and controls and accuracy of financial reporting



Your skills and competences

  • Experience in financial statement preparation and consolidation in a multinational group or consultancy firm with an emphasis on IFRS
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or another relevant field required
  • High level of skills in accounting, IFRS and accounting processes
  • Previous consolidation experience, including technical background with consolidation tool
  • Microsoft Excel skills at an advanced level
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with personnel at all organizational levels and contributing to a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deliver clear and concise guidance and instructions to subsidiaries, other Group functions and Departments




What can you expect at Atotech?


Career Development

  • Individual career development
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Atotech training platform
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities


Extraordinary tariff conditions

  • 30 holiday days per calendar year
  • Increase in child sick days
  • 13 months' salary + bonus + holiday pay



  • Various flexible working time and planning models



  • Attractive remuneration within the framework of the collective tariff agreement for the chemical industry
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners
  • Company restaurant in Berlin with employee prices and a balanced food and beverage offer




We live diversity. In our teams, we bring together people with different backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Every personnel decision is made on the basis of qualifications, performance and the requirements of the company.

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