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Business Partner Finance - Germany, Austria, Switzerland (m/f/d)


  • Berlin, Germany

  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • hybrid work
  • Immediate employment

Your responsibilities

  • You are the first point of contact as well as an interface between finance expert functions and the business for knowledge-based activities

  • You particularly provide service and support to questions related to accounting, taxes, treasury, and audit

  • You proactively consult and work with the business in order to solve complex issues and to develop adequate solutions and strategies

  • Moreover, you will support the business in the decision-making process with adequate information, reports and analytics

  • You will also manage and support improvement projects

  • You ensure that the definition and implementation of the functional KWS-wide strategy and regional/global strategic priorities

  • You are responsible for cash flow management, hedging risk, financial engineering as well as financial statement analysis

Our requirements

  • Several years of professional finance experience in an international environment or fundamental financial audit background

  • Knowledge of the producing industry is an asset.

  • You have a very good understanding of operational finance in particular of managing networking capital, investment and finance cashflow

  • You have a profound knowledge in IFRS and HGB and you dealt with operational tax matters

  • Heaving dealt with different cross-cultural stakeholders, e.g. as a business partner would be an advantage

  • You are keen on driving things forward and driving improvement

  • A good user knowledge of SAP FI; other ERP systems and/ or SAP S4 Hana skills are an asset

  • Finding solutions by using your analytical skills is one of your USPs

  • You like to travel and build rapport with your stakeholders onsite

  • Working with stakeholders from different cultures motivates you

  • An excellent customer service attitude

  • You are keen on implementing global standards in finance

  • You like challenges and are able to easily adapt to a changing work focus

  • You have an excellent command of English and German (both written and spoken)

What we offer

  • An exceptionally interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to shape the role of Business Partner Finance at KWS and to contribute innovative ideas.

  • Targeted professional trainings such as our Business Partner Academy.

  • In this position you could form your job with flexible working hours.

  • Working at KWS Group means to work for a publicly listed and family-backed, independent, and international company. A company with the values of closeness, reliability, foresight, and independence – and a sustainable business model which successfully tackles the challenge to feed the world’s population.

  • As a basis, we offer excellent work equipment and sufficient free parking spaces at the locations.

  • We create the appropriate framework conditions for you: capital-forming benefits, Christmas and holiday pay, childcare allowance, company bicycle and much more

Dear future candidate!

  • Our Business Partner Finance Team is growing and we are looking for a dedicated Business Partner Finance – Germany, Austria, Switzerland (m/f/d) to join our international Business Partner Finance team.

  • The Business Partner Finance (m/f/d) serves as a the key personality between the business and the finance experts of accounting, treasury, taxes and audit. Main objective is to provide knowledge-based and insight-related services from a functional perspective as well as high quality consulting to improve decision-making.

  • Bring in your ideas and best practices and shape the role of being a Business Partner Finance on the job. Consult the managing directors of our KWS entities in the DACH region and steer & create impact for all decisions in finance.

  • This is a permanent position and available in full-time. Hybrid work is possible.

  • The starting date is as soon as possible.

  • The place of work is at our Berlin-based entity, KWS Berlin GmbH Berlin.

You became interested in this vacancy?

  • We look forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV, references) via our application system.


KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career.

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