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Date posted:  Oct 29, 2020

Terneuzen, NL

Job Function:  Finance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  4861

Senior Financial Accountant

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

In the Yara environment, you will be stimulated to share knowledge and to strive for continuous growth and personal development in order to meet the challenging goals in alignment with the Yara mission and while upholding Yara Values.

The OSS teams consists of 40 professionals working in the area of accounting and reporting. OSS is providing their services to Yara corporate and Yara units (mainly) within Europe. The unit oversees the accounts of around 80 entities.

Yara is using SAP as ERP system and HFM for the financial corporate reporting. The team embodies high competence within ERP systems, tax and accounting issues, putting the latest techniques and tools to good use. Our experts are continuously searching for better solutions and tools that are adapted to Yara’s operations


In Sluiskil we have 24 employees in charge of 40 entities, we are now looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to strengthen our team.

  • Ensure compliant financial reporting towards internal and external stakeholders
  • Connecting role between Supply Chain/Customer Service/Controlling/Sales/Group Accounting/local management
  • Accountable for signing-off company code IFRS reporting and internal controls
  • Actively participate in the daily operations related to entities under the responsibility of OSS
  • Understand interactions between finance processes and reporting requirements.
  • Business partner for the supported business in matters related to finance
  • Set up internal controls procedures to adhere to corporate control procedures
  • Setting up new processes and procedures
  • Participate in projects, both at national and international level.
  • University degree in accounting
  • Min. 5 years accounting experience with good knowledge of accounting practices, IFRS and ICFR
  • Proficient Excel skills and experience with SAP, HFM and Business Objects is an advantage
  • Curious, proactive, and solutions-orientated
  • Continuous improvement attitude
  • High interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interest and ability to work in a fast changing multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written is required.
Additional Information

An external assessment is part of the application procedure.

Contact details

For more information about the job content, please contact Peggy de Mey, HR Business Partner (tel. +31(0)689934023) or Tom du Puy, Head OSS Europe (tel. +31(0)6 83 527868).

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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