Accounts Payable Senior Accountant - Klöckner Pentaplast Europe GmbH & Co. KG - Porto

Klöckner Pentaplast Europe GmbH & Co. KG | Posted 13-08-2019

Porto (General IT)


Klöckner Pentaplast Europe GmbH & Co. KG-Porto

As part of the Klöckner Pentaplast Group, Infia is the leading brand in the fresh fruit and vegetable packaging sector around the globe. Thanks to an organized sales network on all five continents and consolidated partnerships worldwide, today Infia is the leading fruit and vegetable plastic packaging producer in Europe and one of the leading producers in this sector worldwide and exports to more than 80 countries. www.kpfilms.com

In over 70 years of history, Infia has always distinguished itself around the world for its continuous push towards innovation, which led it to become one of the first companies to invest in new materials such as 100% RPET that considerably limits the impact in terms of CO2 emissions with its contribution to Circular Economy.

We are looking for Senior Accounts Payable Accountant – French Speaker for our Finance Shared Service Center in Porto . These role is supporting the European business and processing accounts payable activities. Exciting times! We are still building up our team and hence we are able offer roles on different experience levels. We are looking forward to get applications in a range from rather accountants to senior candidates.

The main tasks and responsibilities include the following

  • Handling of processes in accounts payable;
  • Receipt and audit of invoice;
  • Enter, check and post invoices with and without purchase order;
  • Payment of liabilities;
  • Reconciliation of yet to be performed payments, execution of payment run and transfer to bank;
  • Support in the preparation of financial statements (month, quarter, year);
  • Execution of balance reconciliation, Accruals, etc…;
  • Account maintenance;
  • Processing of Travel & Expenses (T&E);
  • Handling of consignment stock clearing process and invoice postings;
  • Support intercompany AP reconciliation;
  • Participation in project work;
  • Handling external and internal queries via email / phone;
  • Provide support related to annual and interim audits;
  • Perform internal audit & regular controls.

Ideally you bring the following background:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting, Finance or comparable
  • Knowledge of IFRS and ideally good knowledge of accounting standards in European GAAPs
  • Fluent English and French both spoken and written (mandatory)
  • Experienced in working with ERP systems
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in finance and accounting in a manufacturing environment, ideally in a Shared Service Center
  • Joy in working in a global environment