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Group Accounting Specialist (m/f/d)

Job Posting Date:  Sep 17, 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:

In your role as Group Accounting Specialist (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the monthly IFRS consolidated financial statement process and support the preparation of the quarterly IFRS consolidated financial statements. This also includes supporting the preparation of the IFRS notes to the consolidated financial statements. You will also organise and prepare the consolidated financial statements with internal contacts at the group headquarters and with the main subsidiaries worldwide. You will report to the Team Lead Consolidation & Financial Reporting.



Your responsibilities

  • Technical processing of system-supported intercompany eliminations and system-supported consolidations
  • Communication and coordination with subsidiaries
  • Carrying out consolidation entries and assessing significant business transactions for the consolidated financial statements according to IFRS
  • Contributing to the further development of accounting methods and guidelines according to IFRS; preparing group-wide guidelines for the preparation of financial statements and IFRS group reporting
  • Further development and improvement of processes and technical systems in group accounting
  • Preparation and analysis of the reporting packages of the subsidiaries as well as review of the correctness of the individual financial statements according to IFRS and Group guidelines
  • Independent, also cross-departmental and cross-topic collaboration in projects, especially IT-related projects



Your skills and competences

  • Completed (technical) university studies in economics with a focus on accounting/controlling/finance
  • At least 2-4 years of relevant professional experience, ideally in a multinational group in the area of group accounting/consolidation or in audit or accounting advisory services at an international auditing firm
  • Good knowledge of IFRS accounting and consolidation
  • Interest in identifying and preparing relevant issues for group accounting and group reporting worldwide combined with ongoing collaboration in an international finance community
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Confident handling of MS-Excel, SAP knowledge in the Fi/CO modules and in the consolidation module SAP BO/FC is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and goal-oriented thinking skills, structured approach to work, ability to work in a team and high level of initiative




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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