(Senior) Financial Accountant (m/f/d) for the global implementation of a FiCo-Tool

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At BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet. Based in 30 countries, BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider. Operating throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, we are strategically investing in emerging markets around the world, actively shaping the future of energy and taking a stand against climate change.

Are you interested in further driving the internationalization and growth of BayWa r.e. within a motivated and dynamic team? Do you have a sound knowledge of accounting with a focus on the project business? Are you IT-savvy and fluent in English?

Then become part of our international team designing and implementing a global accounting system template as a (Senior) Financial Accountant (m/f/d) for the global implementation of a FiCo-Tool in one of our EMEA offices

In this role, you can expect a varied job in which you are fully responsible for the functional accounting scope as a product owner. Do you see yourself in this position and can bring with you both conscientiousness and a self-driven mindset?
Then we are looking forward to your application!

What You Will Do

  • Lead the accounting workstream within the template development phase and subsequent international rollouts (APAC, EMEA, US)
  • Complete deliverables to a high standard, including business requirements specification, functional specification and use cases; conduct testing in alignment with implementation capabilities
  • Advise external services providers for system implementation and cooperate with local advisors and teams for template localization
  • Establish as product owner for our Purchase to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (O2C) and Record to Report (R2R) processes within the r.e. Project Segment
  • Train and support template rollout entities on how to effectively use the financial system features and applications next to ensuring correct bookkeeping and month/year end closing
  • Support migration of finance data into the future accounting solution
  • Support the continuous development and optimization of accounting processes in cooperation with various departments (e.g. Construction Business, Group Consolidation, Procurement, Taxation, Transfer Pricing)
  • Be a sparring partner for internal controls, policies, and procedures

What You Bring

  • "IFRS Accountant”, BA in accounting or similar qualification
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in financial accounting at a multinational working environment
  • Demonstrated responsibilities in major accounting and related finance areas (incl. GL, A/P, A/R, financial closing, intercompany accounting, tax, reporting)
  • “Digital first” mindset and knowledge in software as a services-based FiCo solutions like Microsoft Dynamics 365, Oracle Netsuite, Workday
  • Fluent English is a requirement, both written and spoken
  • Willingness to travel (after covid-19)

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Mobile working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company restaurant (depends on location)
  • Company pension allowance
  • Discounted conditions fitness
  • Smartphone, also for private use

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Frau Kerstin Urban
  • HR Manager
  • +49 89 383932 5983
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