Accounting Jobs in Germany

Coherent Corp. 

Senior Accountant (m/f/x)

Company Profile

Coherent empowers market innovators to define the future through breakthrough technologies, from materials to systems. We deliver innovations that resonate with our customers in a wide range of applications for the industrial, communications, electronics and instrumentation markets. Coherent is headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, and maintains research and development, manufacturing, sales and service facilities worldwide.The Finisar Germany GmbH, a Coherent subsidiary serves multiple businesses within Coherent. One focus area is the development of leading edge high performance, high capacity optical front end solutions for long reach optical transmission.

A special field is utilizing advanced photonic technologies in support of driving highly integrated coherent products. Another focus area are high speed detectors, scaling up to frequencies of up to 100GHz, utilized in research and test & measurement but more and more in communication applications too.We owe our worldwide technological leadership to the profound knowledge and experience of our employees. This awareness characterizes our corporate culture – which is open and communicative and ensures trusting cooperation. Each individual contributes to the company’s success with his or her knowledge and responsibility. The passion and commitment of our team are the engine of our company!

Job Description

  • Correct depiction of all business transactions according to local GAAP (HGB) and US GAAP
  • Carrying out regular account reconciliations including currency conversion
  • Support for monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Execution of payment runs
  • Asset accounting reconciliation
  • Handling of advances VAT returns (ZM, Z4 and Z5)
  • Management of receivables
  • Support of internal and external audits


  • Successfully completed commercial training or degree with a focus on accounting
  • Relevant professional experience in the field of accounting, preferably with an international focus
  • Experience in dealing with financial modules within an integrated ERP system (Oracle)
  • Solid MS Office skills, especially Excel
  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Structured and independent way of working

Your Chance

We offer an interesting and diversified opportunity in an internationally-minded Engineering department of a market-leading high-tech company in the field of high-speed optoelectronic components. You will find a creative and productive work atmosphere that can be characterized by a shared desire to succeed and a fascination for challenges and technological progress.

We provide the following additional benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 vacation days (overtime on top)
  • Health benefits package including additional health insurance or fitness program
  • Financial support for public transport
  • Bike lease program
  • Bonus and private pension scheme

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