Accounting Specialist

Corporate & Business - Arnhem - HBO

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Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

From the BASF Nederland B.V. office in Arnhem, a large proportion of the 9000 BASF products are sold to national and international customers. These products find their way to the consumer market in thousands of ways. This office is also home to a number of service departments, such as Finance & Controlling, Human Resources, Communication, Facilities Management and Legal & Tax.


As Accounting Specialist, you will report to the Team Lead Finance & Controlling in Arnhem. You will work from the Arnhem site of BASF Nederland B.V and your tasks will include:

  • The continuous optimization of both trade and non-trade invoicing processes and realization of related key performance indicators in The Netherlands.
  • Preparation of service level agreements and monthly financial accounting of the internal orders for the BASF Arnhem site.
  • Furthermore, you are responsible for monthly financial (cost) accounting & reporting and maintenance of project expenses/fixed assets of the BASF site in Arnhem.
  • Pro-active management of Accounts Payables for the BASF site in Arnhem and contribution to the further optimization of Accounts Payable process in The Netherlands.
  • Monthly reporting and the follow-up of sales control in Arnhem.
  • Ensuring correct product costing & material ledger process for consignment stocks and realize related key performance indicators for BASF in Arnhem.
  • Finally, you will coordinate the preparation of specifications for the year-end close and for auditors and you will ensure the correct accounting and handling of fiscal representation transactions for the Arnhem site.
  • You have successfully completed your bachelor studies in Accounting or Controlling.
  • You have (preferably) gained initial experience in a comparable position in an international environment.
  • You have affinity and preferably experience with data analysis and digitalization.
  • Good knowledge of Dutch and English is a must.
  • You have experience with IFRS-GAAP and ERP/Finance systems.
  • A competitive monthly salary (depending on education and experience).
  • After a contract of one year a contract for an indefinite period.
  • 8.3% holiday allowance + fixed 13th month + extensive bonus scheme of a maximum of 20% of the annual salary.
  • 25 vacation days supplemented with 6 adv days based on a 40-hour working week.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Excellent career opportunities in an international company.
  • A challenging job with one of the best employers of the Netherlands (Top Employer 2019).

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