• Accounts Payable Accountant (m/f/d)

    Job Locations DE-BR-Potsdam
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(12/5/2018 4:59 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Accounting / Finance / Treasury
  • Overview

    Opel Vauxhall Finance’s vision is to meet the mobility needs of our customers through financial services solutions for the Opel and Vauxhall brands.


    Our Strategic Priorities focus on the development of our people, performance delivery, penetration, efficiency, customer loyalty and protection - maintaining strong risk management and compliance practices.


    We promote a collaborative culture of people who actively contribute with integrity. We are agile, open minded and adaptive to deliver at pace, with customers at the heart of all we do.


    Our Finance Team is currently searching for an Accounts Payable Accountant to join their team in Potsdam.


    Working within the finance department the role will have responsibility for accounts payable and travel expenses of the Benelux operation and will be the first contact point for that business. The A/P Team in Potsdam is providing shared services for several legal entities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Benelux. This role is an integral part of that team and hence will also provide support to other countries on an as need basis.

    • Own accounts payable / posting, checking and filing of invoices
    • Ensure compliance of invoices with tax laws
    • Complete monthly account reconciliations (Blackline)
    • Prepare daily payments, manage invoice work flows, clear payments
    • Own the accounting of travel expenses according to T&E policy
    • Maintain the fixed assets register
    • Ensure accurate accounting set up for purchase orders
    • Reconcile vendor accounts on a daily basis
    • support month end close & year end closing processes
    • Support process improvements & ensure up to date and accurate process documentation
    • Be the main operational accounting contact for the Benelux business
    • Maintenance of master data
    • Support operational accounting projects


      • Qualification as international accountant
      • At least 5 years accounting related work experience in an multinational company
      • Experience of working in a dynamic finance environment
      • Experience invoicing including knowledge of VAT laws
      • Good Excel skill
      • Experience of SAP
      • Good verbal and written French, Dutch & English language skills
      • Good business acumen and customer focus
      • Restless curiosity on analytics, process improvement
      • Good communication skills, both written and verbal




    As we are a multi-country operation, fluency in English and German is a must; other European languages are an additional asset


    We look forward to speaking with you about this brilliant opprotunity.


    What we offer

    A friendly working atmosphere characterized by trust, respect and fairness
    varied and interesting challenges in a future-oriented and international environment characterized by committed cooperation,
    an open-minded and modern working environment and a vibrant European community,
    in addition: free drinks (water and coffee) and fresh fruit, employee leasing, contributions to pension schemes


    Then apply now! Send us your detailed application documents via our job portal. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to getting to know you!


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