AP Accountant (w/m/d)

AP Accountant (w/m/d)

Generics are effective medicines that enable the healthcare system to use the savings to invest in the development of new, innovative therapies. Under ZENTIVA brand, patients are given access to high-quality, safe and effective medicines at an affordable price. With over 80 million boxes sold per year, we are No. 1 on the German generics market.

The broad range of prescription and over-the-counter medicines and extensive services make ZENTIVA a reliable partner of the healthcare system - today and in the future. Because health is a fundamental right, not a privilege.

We are looking for your support in the heart of Berlin as soon as possible.


Germany is looking for to strengthen its Finance team with a passionate and qualified AP Accountant who will focus on accounts payable, monthly closings and reporting.

  • Perform Invoice verification, Account assignment and posting of incoming Invoices with and without Purchase Order relation and Prepayments
  • Responsible for Payment Deadlines adherence to Payment Terms, checking Payment reminders and preparation of outgoing Payments
  • Instrumental role into monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close, including journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of our annual audit process and providing high quality audit schedules and supporting documentation to our external auditors
  • Ensure due and timely inter-company re-invoicing and reconciliations between local entity and Group entities
  • Once onboarded and fully knowledgeable into our business, be a force of proposal for improvement projects into account payables areas, notably sick funds invoices (being a specific feature of a Pharmaceutical Generic company in Germany)
  • The AP accountant will be reporting directly to the Accounting TeamLead and work in close collaboration with the finance and controlling team as well as other functions


  • Solid experience in Payables Accounting and Account Assignment
  • Experience and knowledge in Legal and Taxation Basics of Accounting
  • Proficient user of SAP FI module
  • Strong appetite to work in a Team with a strong sense of responsibility and communication skills
  • University degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Proven English language skills, both written and verbal communication given interactions with cross-department teams.
  • Curious and enjoy working in an diverse and multicultural team and learning about new topics
  • Strong analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous, reliable, and always proactive


  • We have the stability of a large company and live the culture of a startup
  • Permanent employment in a growing and dynamic market
  • Daily challenges as well as a steep learning curve for individual development
  • Strong team spirit and transparent communication
  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • An international working environment
  • A flat hierarchical structure
  • Company pension plan
  • Job ticket
  • A subsidized fitness program
  • E-learning program
  • Smart home office/mobile office arrangement
  • 30 days vacation plus days off between Christmas and New Year's Eve

Take your chance...to actively shape ZENTIVA in order to bring the pharmaceutical industry forward!


About Zentiva

At Zentiva, people are at the centre of our thoughts and actions.
With high quality generics and non-prescription products for the needs of all people.
Together with our partners, we serve the health of 7 billion people.
With passion.
With perspectives.
With You.