Manager GL Accounting & Financial Reporting EMEA – Corbion – Gorinchem


Manager GL Accounting & Financial Reporting EMEA

Job Category: Administrative and Support Work Location: Hybrid Office Location:

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type: Full Time Job ID: 4845

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

Corbion (AMS:CRBN) is a leading Dutch multinational dedicated to developing and producing sustainable food ingredients and bio-based chemicals. Our expertise in fermentation and biochemical processes allows us to deliver innovative solutions for food preservation, health, nutrition, and environmental sustainability. Headquartered in The Netherlands, Corbion boasts a global presence, an annual turnover of approximately €1.5 billion, and a team of over 2,600 employees. We operate manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, Spain, the United States, Brazil, and Thailand, and are the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives.

Position Overview

As the Manager GL Accounting & Financial Reporting EMEA , you will oversee the accounting processes for Corbion EMEA, ensuring timely, accurate, and comprehensive financial reporting. Your role will involve managing GL teams, harmonizing financial reporting processes, and ensuring compliance with international and local accounting standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Team Management: Lead, educate, and motivate the GL accounting teams across EMEA.
  • Financial Reporting: Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting for all EMEA entities in accordance with Corbion accounting policies and local GAAP. Validate and accurately prepare balance sheet and P&L account specifications.
  • Process Harmonization: Standardize financial reporting and accounting processes, ensuring compliance with IFRS and handling ledger accounting topics such as accruals, intercompany positions, and asset accounting.
  • Process Optimization: Lead and optimize financial accounting processes, serving as a key user of SAP S4/HANA and driving process improvements within SAP and GL processes.
  • Compliance: Ensure adherence to financial audits, control frameworks, tax audits, and Corbion’s Transfer Pricing Policy. Monitor the Corbion Intercompany Model.
  • Project Participation: Contribute to group-wide accounting projects.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Align and communicate effectively with internal stakeholders (business controllers, operations, Manager AP) and external stakeholders (auditors). Support sales and operations with detailed business analysis.
  • Leadership Support: Act as a sparring partner and backup support for the Finance Director EMEA and cooperate closely with the Senior Financial Manager for Corbion Spain.
  • Qualifications

  • Education: (Post)Master’s degree in Accounting and/or Auditing.
  • Experience: 5-7 years of financial accounting experience.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with regulations related to Transfer Pricing.
  • Process Knowledge: Strong understanding of design, execution, and verification of administrative processes.
  • Industry Experience: Experience with production accounting.
  • Skills: Strong analytical skills and affinity with IT (ERP systems) and auditing.
  • Technical Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of IFRS.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Language: Fluent in English.
  • Why Join Corbion?

    By joining Corbion, you become part of a dynamic and forward-thinking team that is committed to sustainability and innovation. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our financial processes and contribute to our mission of creating sustainable solutions for the future.

    About Corbion 

    Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2023, Corbion generated annual sales of €1,443.8 million and had a workforce of 2,727 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:

    Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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