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Date posted:  Jan 14, 2022

Vilnius, LT

Job Function:  Finance
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  9512

Team Lead, General Ledger

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


Founded in 1905 to solve the emerging famine in Europe, Yara has established a unique position as the industry’s only global crop nutrition company. The company operates an integrated business model with around 17,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. In 2020, Yara reported revenues of USD 11.6 billion.

Headquartered in Oslo, Yara opened its office in Lithuania in 2018. Yara European Business Services Centre (EBS) is now set to expand even further with the creation of a finance shared service center and evolve as valued partner that delivers results. 



Team Lead will lead, review and oversee the execution of General Ledger accounting and/or legal entity reporting activities according to global accounting policies and procedures, based on agreed internal processes. Also, closely cooperate and support Yara's Finance Shared Services (EBS FSS) colleagues, local finance teams, other related internal and external customers in day-to-day activities processing as well as drive alignment and continuous improvements within the processes.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for team's day-to-day accounting and/or legal entity (statistical/statutory) reporting performance.
  • Lead the team in day-to-day execution of the process activities by ensuring high quality deliverables.
  • Lead and manage team members performance and development, proper staffing and work allocations.
  • Ensure team members engagement, development, sustain and retain employees.
  • Lead, facilitate and perform talents performance and potential assessments, career and performance development planning.
  • Advocate and represent team members interests.
  • Lead and facilitate complex accounting issues resolutions, provide advices to the business.
  • Ensure team's assigned tasks are performed efficiently and with professional manner. 
  • Collaborate with Yara's colleagues by ensuring positive working relationships.
  • Advocate, support and participate in changes implementation.
  • Work in accordance with YARA internal policies and relevant legislation.



We are looking for professionals with these skills to achieve our goals: 

  • Relevant work experience within General Ledger field (minimum 5 years).
  • Solid end-to-end process understanding. Knowledge and practice in IFRS is an advantage.
  • Relevant higher education in finance field is an advantage.
  • High-Proficient Excel skills and experience with SAP, HFM is a plus. 
  • People management experience (coaching and motivating).
  • Ability to work with different types of personality, drive for creating high performance culture. 
  • Analytical mindset with solution and development oriented problem solving skills.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written communication. Additional languages are an asset. 

We Offer


Yara offers a dynamic job where you play an important role for developing your work environment, while having international and business exposure, exciting opportunities, and great colleagues. Yara’s business requires cultural awareness and a global mindset. Office and company benefits are available additionally. If you would like to work in a professional and international business environment, we look forward to receiving your application.


Offered Salary


Starting from 2800 Eur/month gross (before taxes)

Contact details


Evelina Boldareva 

Talent Acquisition Project Lead 

Apply no later than


January 28, 2022

Please note that we will start selection process immediately and might close the vacancy prior to the deadline.

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) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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