Accounting Specialist:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Pittsburgh Penn
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Accounting Specialist 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Accounting Specialist, are to: 


  • Manage, design and/or perform various monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing activities. This includes providing essential labor distribution information via various reports to the Bayer U.S. legal entities and analysis of various accruals and labor distribution postings to ensure accuracy;
  • Perform or review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for the various Bayer U.S. legal entities that Payroll Accounting services. This also includes establishing a productive working relationship with HR Payroll colleagues to resolve reconciling items that are discovered as part of this process;
  • Maintain the T030 Table general ledger account mapping assignments for labor distribution posting to all U.S. FI SAP systems. The accuracy of this function is essential to have correct general ledger posting of the labor distributions generated by the SAP payroll system;
  • Act as the primary accounting liaison in the U.S. between HR and the Business Partner Accounting, Finance Business Partners, and Controlling communities working with all levels of management across the Bayer U.S. legal entities to proactively provide them with the information and support they need surrounding labor distribution general ledger activity;
  • Integrate Bayer L.I.F.E. values into every aspect of the Payroll Accounting Team as we strive to maintain our excellent level of service that we provide to our internal Bayer customers;
  • Identify and drive complexity reduction initiatives in the HR/Accounting activities;
  • Work with local HR and global Accounting colleagues to drive continuous improvement in our process;
  • Lead GL/Reporting annual initiatives. Past initiatives have included communication, recruiting, stakeholder management etc.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting plus a minimum of six (6+) years of experience;
  • Payroll process experience in the U.S.;
  • A thorough understanding of computer-based programs (Microsoft Office products, especially Excel);
  • Understanding of US GAAP and/or IFRS and audit techniques;
  • Strong organizational, proven verbal and written communication skills and problem solving skills;
  • Delegation and influencing skills;
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal with a large, geographically dispersed organization.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of SAP;
  • CPA.


*Domestic Relocation Available


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : Pennsylvania : Pittsburgh    
Division:Business Services   
Reference Code:14111   
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