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Junior Accountant General Ledger (for US)

What we offer

As a Junior Accountant for General Ledger / Closing you will be ensuring timely, accurate and compliant service delivery for all General Ledger /Closing transactions assigned to your role. You will contribute to the reliability of the books in your scope of responsibility allowing certification by external auditors.

Major tasks and responsibilities of the role include:

• Support the day to day General Ledger/Closing operations for the following process areas:
◦ Performs changes in General Ledger account master data
◦ Perform manual General Ledger postings as defined within the activity split.
◦ Perform monitoring and clearing of accounts according to defined work procedures
◦ Perform closing activities
◦ Contribute to reporting activities
◦ Support Audit and Control

• Assist and support ad-hoc requests
• Ensure the understanding and compliant service delivery across Covestro AG of agreed policies and procedures.
• Understand service level agreements and key performance indicators for General Ledger/Closing related processes.
• Achieve performance and quality standards as defined in relevant service level agreements.
• Assist the implementation of initiatives for improving the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the General Ledger/Closing transaction processing.

What you offer

• Business degree or equivalent
• Approximately 1-2 year of experience in the area of Accounting
• Some experience in General Ledger/Closing processes in a complex and international business environment of advantage
• Preferably SAP FI/CO BW knowledge
• Basic knowledge of Finance and Accounting end-to-end processes
• Self-disciplined with ability to work independently and under stress and pressure
• Ability to adapt to new culture and people
• Strong service orientation: strong commitment to customer orientation and understanding of customer needs
• Good communication skills
• Business proficient English


We want our employees to feel at home at Covestro. We provide them with financial security and enable them to enjoy a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this, we are offering a wide range of employee benefits – and we are determined to keep improving them.

Your Application

Benefits related to this position:
  • individual performance award
  • yearly bonus
  • referral bonus for referring a suitable candidate
  • personal days off
  • paid sickness
  • meal tickets fully covered by employer
  • homeoffice
  • fruit days 2 times per week
  • beverages (coffee, tea)
  • adjustable desks, 2 screens
  • Cafeteria system/Multisport/Pension contribution/Public transportation contribution



Wage (gross)

1 250 EUR/month* the base salary on this position can be higher based on the individual skills & experience of the candidate

Contact us

Covestro welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of racial or ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, philosophy, gender, age, disability, appearance or sexual identity. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.
ID: 3865436  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 250 EUR/month