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Create light to improve life

OSRAM is a leading global high-tech company that utilizes the infinite possibilities of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. Our innovations will enable people all over the world not only to see better, but also to communicate, travel, work, and live better. Primarily focused on semiconductor-based technologies, our products are used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smartphones to networked, intelligent lighting solutions in buildings and cities.

The Digital business unit bundles OSRAM's businesses that benefit most from the ongoing digitalization process. These range from electronic components and lighting systems to hardware and software for lighting management. Digital also includes entertainment applications covering stage, studio, and film set lighting.

Your new responsibilities

Supervises the general accounting function including:
  • billing, accounts receivable monitoring, 
  • end of month closing,
  • financial report preparation, 
  • calculation and preparation of commission payments,
  • control over expense account processing,
  • prepares and analyzes monthly cost reports,
  • has budgetary and people management responsibilities
  • Executes consolidation, analysis and reporting for regular (monthly, quarterly, and annual) financial statements. 
  • Plans, prepares and consolidates balance sheet and PandL statements and reports, according to relevant accounting standards (IFRS, GAAP, local standards, etc.).
  • Prepares reports for unit or corporate management.
  • Analyses and evaluates assets and liabilities. 
  • May also analyzes tax obligations and recommends measures to optimize tax payments. 
  • Contributes with analyses relevant for annual financial report. 
  • May maintain operational bank contacts. 
  • Contributes in corporate finance activities. 
  • Completes projects concerning improvements of financial processes.
  • Cooperates with vendors and clients in reconciling the account status.
  • Keeps abreast with changes of internal guidelines and external accounting standards.

What we look for

  • Bachelor's degree in Business / Accounting  plus minimum 5 years relevant experience, 
  • or Masters degree in Business/Accounting plus minimum 3 years relevant experience required.
  • Incumbents may have 8-15 years relevant experience.
OSRAM is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at for assistance.

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  2. inform us regarding the nature of your request and
  3. provide your contact information.

Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this email. Only inquiries concerning a request for a reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

Your benefits

Coaching, mentoring networking possibilities
Wide range of training offers & planning of career development
International assignments
Different career paths: Key Expert, Management & project management
Flexible working conditions
Home office options
Health promotion programs
Corporate pension benefits in some sites.
Performance bonus
Sports programs
Wage payment in case of sick leave
Direct Insurance: OSRAM supports you by paying a defined percentage of your direct insurance plan.
Vacation: Depending on the country and/or business segment, you are granted up to 30 vacation days per year.
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Work at OSRAM


The OSRAM culture is full of diversity and innovation

When you work at OSRAM, you experience a trusting atmosphere and open and respectful interaction with one another. With a motivating working atmosphere and comprehensive training opportunities, we would like to enable you to fully exploit your professional and personal potential.

You will be challenged and promoted in exactly the way that suits your individual career aspirations.

What drives us

We tap the infinite potentials of light to improve people's lives.

The wish to offer a better quality of life has always been the strongest motivation for us here at OSRAM. We made our cities more livable with the first electric light almost 100 years ago, and increased road safety in the early days of driving with the first high and low beam headlights. Today, digitalization opens up innumerable new possibilities extending far beyond a simple "On" and "Off" of light sources.

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Job details
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Posting date: 2019/08/07
Experience level: Professional (> 3 Years)
Type of contract: Permanent
Schedule: Permanent
Shift: Fixed working hours
Job field: Finance
Job ID: 10005812
Application deadline: As long as the job is listed on our career page, we are looking for suitable candidates. We look forward to receiving your application.
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