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Senior Financial Accountant

Bayer Inc.
Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Senior Financial Accountant


Responsible for complete, timely and qualitative execution of Accounting Operations for R2R according to the defined activity split. Accountable for to the reliability of the financial statements in his/her scope of responsibility in accordance with BKA and BMA, considering the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and according to the country specific legislation and country specific tax compliant accounting treatment allowing a certification by external auditors.



  • Implement the best practice in relevant process and ensure SAP system design in line with group & Subgroup standards to meet the business steering requirement from local and global.
  • Be and act as the owner of market and tasks within assigned team.
  • Participate in expert communities through global calls and other media.
  • Interact with key business functions (e.g. Controlling, Procurement, Product Supply, etc.) to ensure proper accounting for the particular areas of operation.
  • Partner with the expert communities to ensure globally defined standards and activity splits, as well as liaise with the GBS network regarding R2R issues and to implement desired and necessary processes and changes.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors ensuring prompt response to audit requests. Document appropriate ICS controls.
  • Support local projects such as legal entity and system mergers, acquisitions or divestitures.
  • And expectations of "accountant role" on top - to still deliver as well on the basic operational expectations with accountability.

  • University degree preferable in Accounting, Finance, Tax, Economics, or relevant degree.
  • Certified tax advisor or accounting certificate - beneficial.
  • At least 2 years professional experience in Accounting, Controlling, Taxes, Financial Analysis, or similar fields.
  • Fundamental understanding of global accounting, controlling and tax processes and their point of intersection with other business processes.
  • Good level of knowledge of technical accounting, and financial reporting in a corporate environment according to IFRS and local GAAP.
  • Experience in executing technical projects (processes, organization and people) - beneficial.
  • Support optimization projects and continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Contribute to achieve Service Levels of Accounting in collaboration with GBS.
  • Intermediate in SAP FI / CO module, good overview of interfaces with other modules and advanced level of Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Basic knowledge about usage of Data Analytics, visualization tools and methodologies to manage Financial Data quality (data structures and hierarchies, interconnected) beneficial.

Added Advantages:
  • foundation knowledge of Power Query, Tableau
  • foundation knowledge of Power BI or similar tools for analytics and visualization (can create, share and publish dashboards/reports, can identify areas for implementation)
  • foundation knowledge of Power Automate (can build basic solution or use templates, can identify potential areas of implementation)

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Bayer is an equal opportunity employer that strongly values fairness and respect at work. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, religion, gender, age, physical characteristics, disability, sexual orientation etc. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

India : Karnataka : Bangalore Division: Enabling Functions Reference Code: 816374 Contact Us + 022-25311234

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