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Date posted:  May 4, 2021

Porsgrunn, NO

Job Function:  Finance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7239

Financial Analyst

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara is the world's largest producer of ammonia, nitrates and NPKs, offering solutions for sustainable agriculture respecting the environment. Our fertilizers and our crop nutrition programs were designed to help the sector of food production and to meet the needs of a growing world population. Our products and solutions help industry reduce emissions, improve air quality, and prioritize effective operations safely. Founded in 1905 and operating in more than 160 countries, Yara employs more than 16,000 employees.

The Yara Porsgrunn site is located at Herøya outside Porsgrunn, about 140 km southwest of Oslo. The site covers an area of approximately 1.5 square kilometers.

The wholly owned facilities are fully integrated for nitrogen-based products and have Yara's and Europe's largest installed production capacity for NPK complex fertilizers based on the nitrophosphate route. The site has one ammonia plant, four nitric acid plants, two NPK plants and two calcium nitrate (CN) plants. The facilities produce a wide range of NPK and CN product grades, developed to meet the needs of crop fertilization under various climates and soil conditions. Approximately two thirds of the volume produced is sold overseas, mainly in Asia. The balance is sold in various countries in Europe.

We are seeking to strengthen the finance department by appointing a new Financial Analyst. You’ll be working closely with the respective production plants and administrative functions, analyzing performance, providing business support, and following up on investment activities.

You will report to the Finance Manager and be a key member of a competent and experienced finance team.


  • Turn data into insight by analyzing financial performance, identify gaps and opportunities to provide support and advice to Line Management and the broader organization 
  • Prepare and report financial data for dedicated business units
  • Follow-up cost spend and resources frames, and participate in the business planning process
  • Collaborate with different finance units in an international network


  • Master’s in business administration or other relevant university degree  
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience 
  • Strong analytical capabilities combined with practical business approach and solid communication skills
  • Experienced user of IT tools
  • Ability to influence decisions makers at all levels
  • Fluent in English and one Scandinavian language

Contact details

Morten Grevle, Finance Manager, +47 920 96 224
Rolf Lambrechts, HR Business Partner, +47 473 30 224

Apply no later than


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