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The U.S. Group – Glatfelter, a leading innovator of Spunlace nonwoven fabrics and finished goods, is looking for a dynamic, committed, and self-motivated Accountant. Being an Accountant in this international company will make you become a real actor within the Spunlace Segment of Glatfelter Group. You will be enlisted into a human-sized department within an international structure. This will allow you to learn and operate as a full element within the team and enjoy the international aura of the Glatfelter group. This group is a fast-growing actor in USA and independent thinking, which is offering a dynamic working environment. Start enjoying your position of accountant and become fully involved into a US Stock Exchanged business.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Day to day bookkeeping in U.S. GAAP under SAP and reconciliation
  • Participate on the elaboration of the VAT report, Taxes report, local statutory account
  • Intercompany reconciliation for the Spunlace Segment
  • Management of the Bank accounts (reconciliation, etc.)
  • Liaising with bank, auditors and other partners in multiple countries
  • Support Sales and Tolling reconciliation during interim period
  • Assist with monthly close and reporting processes including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of revenue accounts, and perform ad-hoc/special projects and analysis as required
  • Become familiar with accounting policies to ensure compliance in a Sox environment.
  • Daily set up and maintenance of vendor and customer master data in SAP, perform analysis for data accuracy and perform independently data clean-up activities (30% time allocated)

Education & Experience:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance and economics
  • From 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Fluent in English (German, French and Spanish is a plus)
  • Strong communication skills, eager to learn, excellent teamwork skills
  • Strong organisational skills and quality oriented, good analytical skills and ability to build up own analysis of complex data in Excel
  • Good command of SAP FI/CO, Microsoft office (Excel, Word)
  • Good knowledge in Sales & Distribution/Material Management (SD/MM) is a plus
  • Good knowledge and interest of Customer and Vendor Master Data
  • Availability : As soon as possible


If you are interested in this job opportunity, do not hesitate to send us your English resume and application letter including your salary expectation. This position is handled by Céline Chalvet to the email address:

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Accountant (Full Time)

  • Basel Site - Basel, Switzerland
  • Finance & Accounting

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