Treasury Accountant

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and more than 15,500 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Ann Arbor site, we are currently looking for a ​Treasury Accountant​ to join our growing team.


Treasury Accountant is responsible for all accounting activity for Wacker Polysilicon North America ("WPNA") which includes posting journal entries under US GAAP and IFRS in SAP and preparing month-end general ledger account reconciliations. In addition, the Treasury Accountant will account for payroll and benefits-related activity for WPNA and also Wacker Chemical Corporation ("WCC"). The Treasury Accountant will also perform daily banking activities as needed in the region and act as back-up to the Treasury Accountant for WCC. The successful candidate will prepare annual financial statements for pension and savings plans and act as focal point for the recently-acquired Wacker Biotech US Inc. ("WBU"). Liaising with Payroll, Benefits, Accounts Payable, Credit and Controlling teams is a key aspect of this position.

  • Lead payroll and benefit-related accounting activity. Collaborate with HR to determine proper accounting for benefit program changes or unique payroll transactions. Additional responsibilities include uploading weekly payroll files to General Ledger and working with Controlling to prepare annual allocation models for benefit, retiree, and insurance expenses. Prepare monthly benefit-expense allocations for WPNA and WCC. Prepare schedules for external auditors and consolidate financial results into Wacker's Financial Accounting International Reporting System ("FAIRS"). Support external audit as needed.
  • Perform back-up duties for the maintenance and operation of the software utilized to process banking activity including lockbox in SAP (ELKO). Periodically download prior day bank activity and same-day lockbox activity and upload into SAP liaising with Credit, Accounts Payable and General Ledger to ensure all transactions are correctly accounted for and resolving any issues in a timely manner. Process incoming checks for remote bank deposit. Set up and approve periodic payment runs within Wacker 4-eyes framework. Prepare monthly cashflow forecast for WPNA for submission to Wacker Group explaining variances.
  • Complete month-end, quarter-end and annual close activities, including posting journal entries, closing the sub-ledgers and the accounting periods. Prepare and monitor monthly general ledger account reconciliations and process rebills to and from other affiliates, agreeing intercompany balances. Collaborate with Controller of WBU on Accounting integration.
  • Prepare quarterly schedules for pension plan actuaries. Prepare and populate quarterly and annual schedules for Wacker pension and savings plans and enter journals to prepare annual financial statements.
  • Maintain up-to-date procedure documentation and undertake process improvement projects as needed.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 3-5 years years of experience in related field
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience in SAP or equivalent ERP system, with knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP accounting
  • Competent with on-line banking systems including processing incoming and outgoing payments
  • Proficient in Excel and Word


Life at Wacker:
Wacker is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves and desire team members that share these interests. You will be valued for your contributions and perspectives as we continue to grow together. Your career is important to us, and we want to foster a mutually beneficial relationship where you feel heard, understood, and fulfilled. We consider our employees’ overall health and satisfaction when creating a benefits package. Below are some of the additional incentives our employees enjoy.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Support for Community Involvement
  • Bonus Plans


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 24515 



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit