• Rotterdam
  • Salaris: Competitive
  • Dienstverband: Vast

For Westlake we are looking for a Team Lead Corporate Financial Control. Do you want to work in an entrepreneurial and international environment and do you want to contribute to a sustainable future?

The Team Lead Corporate Financial Control is ultimately responsible for financial reporting and financial control of multiple European entities in accordance with US GAAP and local GAAP and has two direct reports (Corporate Financial Controller NL and Corporate Financial Controller).

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • You have end-responsibility for all month-end, quarter-end and year end closings according to US GAAP and furthermore for the statutory reporting according to various local GAAP;
  • First point of contact with the Auditors in the Netherlands and Belgium;
  • A good understanding of all business processes is key to be able to evaluate the correctness of the balance sheet in general;
  • Keeping contact to different stakeholders within corporate (tax- and legal department) is a must to be able to keep track of the development of the company;
  • Cooperate with (external) tax consultants, prepare various tax returns and annual tax accounts;
  • Setting up and maintaining various documentation: tax, legal, audit, account reconciliations;
  • Make proposals for improvement of the financial processes;
  • Ad hoc cooperation for international accounting related projects (tax and/or restructuring projects).

What you bring

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in a similar position in the chemical industry and audit experience in (preferred) a Big 4 audit firm;
  • Solid basis and experience with external reporting and period closings;
  • Solid knowledge of the statutory requirements of several, different countries (Belgium and Netherlands) and experience with US GAAP and Dutch GAAP;
  • Experience with compliance Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX);
  • Knowledge of and experience with SAP, Excel and Blackline;
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English, other languages are a plus;
  • Knowledge of and affinity with taxation (especially corporate tax) is a plus;
  • Tax calculations and relevant and up-to-date knowledge of Dutch CIT regulation and legislation;
  • You are a proactive and result-oriented team player;
  • Explanation of various contract types and processing in the administration and knowledge of Risk Management.

What Westlake Epoxy offers

  • A competitive salary;
  • Combining working from home and at the office;
  • 37 vacation days (fulltime);
  • A dynamic organization where you have the possibility to develop yourself;
  • An employer financed pension scheme.

About Westlake Epoxy

Based in Houston, Texas, Westlake Corporation is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Westlake serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Westlake materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Westlake, they believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Westlake, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Application process

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For additional information regarding this role please contact Malou Jacobson at 06 23 30 79 80 or via Malou.jacobson@greenbergnielsen.nl

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