• Haarlem
  • Salaris: Marktconform
  • Dienstverband: Vast

Are you ready for a new challenge in Finance? Did you always want to work in a company where your work can have a real impact on people’s lives? Are you ready to Invent, Impact, and Inspire? Then we would like you to be our next Specialist Cost Accountant in Haarlem!

As a Specialist Cost Accountant you will be responsible to manage and control the IQV (inventory and discards) duties for your region with regards to the human health inventories. This position is part of the COSI NL Inventory team supporting all regions globally. The team is responsible for accurately performing accounting activities in relation to our Inventory in Human Heath & Vaccines, with a focus on IQV (Inventory of Questionable Value) & Discards. Additionally, you will inform business partners of actual Inventory results from an End-to-End perspective. Hereby the financial results are provided with integrity and treated with sensitivity. Further, the COSI organization is continuously looking for synergies and process changes with business partners to optimize and improve systems & processes in line with our internal policies and procedures but also external, US GAAP & IFRS.

The COSI NL Inventory team is young, international, and dynamic. They have a work-hard mentality but also value team bonding such as exercising together or having Friday drinks. Within the company there are multiple growth opportunities as the finance department in the Netherlands is big and diverse, containing multiple divisions. Additionally, you have the opportunity to work abroad as the company operates worldwide.

Tasks and responsibilities
In this role, you are the person who will manage and control the IQV duties for Latin America within the human health inventories. Your job function includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Complete the monthly close functions with respect to IQV which ensures inventory reserves are recorded in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Responsible for performing accounting activities for IQV according to the US GAAP principles to the internal reporting design from End-to-End perspective;
  • Ensure IQV inventory reserves are created and maintained, both routine and ad hoc;
  • Review of accounting of Discards and accurate reporting within our internal reporting design for the controlled regions and budgets;
  • Ensuring that appropriate and adequate internal controls are in place in accordance with corporate procedures – including liaising with internal- and external audit teams. You will also act as the first point of contact for external and internal auditors in relation to IQV & Discard;
  • Participate in regional Governance meeting and provide pro-active feedback to stakeholders;
  • Maintaining and reconciling inventory account balances related to COSI processes between the General Ledger and SAP to ensure alignment for your region(s);
  • Participate/manage IQV disputes process and work closely with other finance and SCM teams for timely resolution of disputes;
  • Participate in special and ad hoc projects to support management analysis and provide ad-hoc quality support to business partners and business development projects;
  • Identify opportunities and drives system and process improvements for process bottlenecks within COSI Inventory activities.

Education and personal skills

  • BSc or MSc degree, accounting/finance background preferred;
  • Around 3-5 years of relevant experience in finance;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Good SAP knowledge, advanced Excel knowledge is preferred;
  • Able to explain complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders and to see the wider picture and how decisions could affect the site, region, and entities;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, whilst delivering high-quality work;
  • Organized with excellent analytical skills;
  • Flexible in work hours and willingness to travel.

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and a 3% year-end allowance;
  • 35,5 days of leave;
  • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates;
  • Solid Pension Plan;
  • Annual bonus based on own and company performance;
  • Company fitness;
  • Travel allowance for commuting;
  • Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development.

Contact information
Do you want to have a social impact by being the next Specialisation Cost Accountant? Get in touch with Julie Vergroesen via +31 (6) 188 917 70 or julie.vergroesen@greenbergnielsen.nl .