General Accounting Specialist Benelux & Nordics

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Date: Nov 12, 2023

Location: Stuttgart, BW, DE

Company: Dover Corporation


Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full range of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and label application systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes. 




For our North European Finance HUB located in Stuttgart, we’re looking for a self-motivated and experienced General Accounting Specialist with the ability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial information and to drive excellence in financial reporting and control.  


What you will do:


  • Complete the monthly reporting requirements in SAP and Khalix independently, be comfortable in explaining financial information, resolving issues and answering Group Reporting queries. Ensure that general ledger information accurately reflects financial position.
  • Assume responsibility and ownership for the General Ledger (GL). Prepare and review journal entries each month, accurately and in a timely manner. Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations of all judgmental balance sheet accounts, suitably backed up by relevant documents. Review rule-based GL entries and account reconciliations provided by the In-house Service Center.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable (AP) related accounting work, liaise with In-house Service Center on escalation and process issues. Review supplier invoices on accurate coding account and cost center. Review Payment proposals and requests. Assist in clarification of vendor accounts and related payments.
  • Ensure VAT returns, EC Sales & Intrastat reports are filed accurately and in accordance with recognized deadlines. This activity will also include a full reconciliation of the figures on the VAT return to the VAT accounts in GL as well as validating corresponding reports and reconciliations provided by the In-house Service Center.
  • Processing of monthly payroll journal entries and employee related accruals including clarification and close collaboration with Human Resources (HR)
  • Perform and ensure all retained SOX, Compliance and Internal controls related to MI’s operations. Review SOX controls provided by the Provider. Assist in internal and external audits.
  • Participate in different Finance related projects (e.g. process optimization and harmonization).



What you need to have:


•       3-5 years of work experience in general accounting related activities, preferably in an international environment or in an auditing company.

•       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or CPA (or extensive work experience in pertinent field).

•       Basic knowledge and experience with Tax and VAT.

•       Basic skills in SAP FI/CO , good knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint.

•       US and local GAAP knowledge.

•       Solid English language capability, German language a plus.



You’ll only be the right candidate if you are aligned to our values and culture:


  • Collaborative entrepreneurial spirit
  • Winning through customers
  • High ethical standards, openness and trust
  • Expectations for results
  • Respect and value people



If you believe you match our values and have the experience we’re looking for, then apply! We can’t wait to hear from you.



Location: Stuttgart, Germany




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law. 

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