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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 14,2022
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    Finance Manager

    We are a leading ingredients company whose natural proteins and enzymes are the first choice across the food, pharma, and feed industries. With a tradition of innovation spanning 75 years, we aim to become the global market leader in the responsible development of proteins with our proprietary solvent-free processes. We are committed to R&D, knowing that scientific developments have led to our innovative portfolio of products, patents, and proprietary technologies.

    For the coming strategy period we intend to significantly increase our turnover and expand into new geographic areas and product segments. To ensure sustainable and structured growth, we are looking to hire a Financial Manager for our Dutch entities able to both consolidate existing finance activities and accompany the local management and company on the embarked growth strategy providing the necessary support and methodology.

    The Finance Manager (m/f/x) will take control of the entire process of accounting and finance for two legal entities with three production sites, reporting to the Group CFO in Switzerland. This is a hands-on role that challenges you to implement structure, solve problems and improve procedures. As a result, it is ideal for you to be in the office at least 4 out of 5 days a week.


    Accounting overall - 70%

    • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL, etc
    • Responsible for day-to-day finance and accounts operations
    • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts
    • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
    • Ensure accurate inventory levels, stock movements and valuations
    • Reconciliations of balance sheet accounts (accruals, provisions) and intercompany positions
    • Manage cash and debtor collections, work closely with procurement, production, and sales for reliable liquidity forecasts
    • Capitalize internal man-days in R&D (eg documenting payroll cost an asset)
    • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow

    Reporting - 20%

    • Update weekly KPI report covering working capital, inventory levels and sales margin
    • Submit monthly financial statements (Balance sheet, P&L and cash flow statement)
    • Ad hoc reports as required
    • Set up a management reporting for submission to CFO in Switzerland

    Production and Sales margins related:

    • Analyse monthly product margin and production cost
    • Carefully monitor and interpret variances between actual cost and standard cost
    • Periodically review standard cost model and liaise with CFO to discuss potential adjustments
    • Analyse cost structure and variances against budget and identify cost saving potentials

    Planning - 8%

    • Rolling liquidity planning
    • EOY Forecasting
    • Budgeting
    • Responsible for local planning procedures
    • Opportunity to be involved in shaping 5-year group business plan

    Processes and compliance - 2%

    • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up
    • Prepare annual external audit and accompany local auditors
    • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy
    • Ensure correct tax and VAT treatments and accounting


    • Working experience in Microsoft Dynamic is crucial
    • Min 3-5 years relevant experience in financial & management accounting
    • Experience in production environment and/or in food or pharmaceutical industry
    • Good MS Office skills particularly strong in Excel
    • BSc Business Administration or Degree in Accounting/Finance/CPA/ACCA qualification or equivalent
    • Relevant experience in audit and costing/setup of standard cost models is advantageous (cost of production in certain goods)
    • Familiarity in IFRS is advantageous
    • Able to work independently, motivated, and hands-on
    • Methodical and structured work approach, meticulous


    Are you the The Finance Manager (m/f/x) we are looking for and are you living in the area of Almere Area? Please click the "apply now / solliciteer nu" button and let us know.

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