Specialist Accounting & Reporting-Germany

Datum: 30.01.2024

Standort: Fürth, BY, DE

Unternehmen: Kennametal, Inc.

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) vereint Werkstoffwissenschaft, technische Expertise, innovatives Denken und überlegenen Kundenservice, um der Welt beim Fliegen, Fahren, im Energiebereich und beim Bauen zu helfen. Unsere Werkzeuge, Materialien und verschleißfeste Lösungen ermöglichen es Kunden, länger zu arbeiten, schneller zu schneiden und mit größerer Präzision zu bearbeiten. Kennametal ist auf Leistung ausgelegt, und jeden Tag helfen etwa 8.700 Mitarbeiter Kunden in mehr als 60 Ländern, wettbewerbsfähig zu bleiben. Kennametal erwirtschaftete im Geschäftsjahr 2022 einen Umsatz von 2 Milliarden US-Dollar. 


Intercompany Accounting Specialist


About the role:

For our EMEA Shared Service Centre we are looking for an Intercompany Accounting Specialist. In this role, you will act as the point of reference to support intercompany accounting related activities. You will be responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the Intercompany accounting processes, ensuring that all intercompany flows are managed in a complete and accurate manner. Your focus will be to ensure accounting quality, compliance with tax and accounting law by correctly applying internal control rules. The role requires the ability to coordinate tasks as well as a hands-on mentality to record business cases or perform reconciliations.

Working in an international environment while being part of a local accounting team you will be reporting to the Supervisor Accounting & Reporting. The role is supported by an external Service provider to perform recurring manual entries and processes, whereas more complex or new business cases are handled in house.

In this role, you will work closely with different functions such as Tax, IT, Controlling and colleagues from plants or different locations.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordination with external Service provider, creation and update of Standard operating procedures for outsourced processes.
  • Manage Intercompany incoming invoices, provide accounting specifications for standard and non-standard invoices; monitor EDI inbound and solve problems of blocked invoices.
  • Manage Intercompany Outbound invoices based on contracts or ad-hoc cost charges.
  • Coordinate and create external manual invoices by applying internal processes and external accounting rules.
  • Maintain and Create Intercompany contracts.
  • Lead monthly Intercompany Reconciliation Process and Cross Company Clearings
  • Process intercompany Netting and manual payments.
  • Review Intercompany Vendor and Customer Aging and take action on aged items.
  • Process Expat Cost Recharges In- and Outbound.
  • Maintain GR/IR Account for I/C Stock transfers.
  • Issue Balance Confirmations on request.
  • Support initiatives to continuously improve processes and procedures or system environment.


Who we are looking for:

  • Languages: fluent in German and English.
  • Solid VAT Knowledge.
  • Experienced to work with internal and external Auditors.
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of generally accounting principles and bookkeeping procedures. You are an expert in Excel (comfortable with pivot table, v-look up) and have ideally a strong knowledge as a user in SAP. 
  • You will bring background in Finance & Accounting with a Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a similar position and environment. Being a strong communicator, organized, proactive with problem-solving and interpersonal skills; your ability to interact effectively and appropriately independently but also as part of a team will help you to reach your goals. 


Fragen zur Position beantwortet Ihnen gerne unser Lead Recruiter, Herr Stephan Hennies gerne per

E-Mail: stephan.hennies@kennametal.com oder telefonisch unter +49 711 89989583

Equal Opportunity Employer