Financial Accountant

Waters Corporation



Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary


    As Financial Accountant Wyatt Europe, you will serve as a trusted Business Partner to our business management team to increase organisational efficiency and to inspire high performance culture. Our Finance Functional team is a very professional yet comfortable group to work in. You will be able to utilise your expertise in various strategic projects and to execute them with the constant support from the team. If you are keen to become part of a winning team and believe that your knowledge and experience would make a great contribution to our organisation, we are keen to hear from you.

    Please provide your CV in English.


    • Check and post incoming and outgoing invoices (A/P and A/R invoices); including intercompany invoices and reconciliation

    • Ensure timely and accurate travel expense booking and payments based on Concur portal

    • Support US GAAP month-end close processes

    • Support on time statutory filling, accurate VAT return, other local taxes and statutory reporting requirements of the German legal entity.

    • Responsible for meeting all financial compliance requirements, including internal controls (SOX), internal and external audits.

    • Support integration projects with Waters processes.

    • Assisting in any ad hoc duties assigned.



    • Commercial education (Kaufmännische Ausbildung) and additional accounting qualification


    • Relevant professional experience in an equivalent role

    • Knowledge of German GAAP & TAX rules, demonstrated both in theory and practice. Additional US GAAP knowledge would be an advantage

    • International and diverse environment

    • MS Office Package, strong Excel skills

    • Navision or SAP experience would be an advantage


    • Independent and hands-on work approach

    • Demonstrated collaboration skills

    • Proactive communication

    • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues

    • Flexibility to work on multiple accounting topics

    • Self-development interest;


    • Proficient English and German Language Skills (written and spoken);


    • A valid passport will be required;

    • This position requires occasional travel within Germany or to other countries for activities such as meetings and training.

    We're actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.

    We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to work flexibly. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around hybrid working and flexibility; we'll do our best to support you.

    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for over 60 years. With approximately 8,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

    Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

    Why you should apply for a job to Waters Corporation:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.