GL Accountant

Alterim is recruiting for Corbion.
For the location in Gorinchem we are looking for a 
General Ledger (GL) Accountant, 32-40 hours/week.

    GL Accountant
  • Food
  • Gorinchem
  • 32 uur
  • HBO
Ruard Visser

Ruard Visser



 As a GL Accountant at Corbion you will be responsible for timely, adequate and complete reporting for Purac Biochem, such as:

  • Month-end close
  • Manual Journal Entries
  • Accrual accounts
  • Responsible for tax declarations and horizontal supervision;
  • Assisting and performing internal controls;
  • Assisting in external audits;
  • Involved in complex accounting topics such as transfer pricing, settlements, lease accounting (IFRS16);
  • Close cooperation with operations control and joined projects;
  • Detailed analysis, control and monitoring of bookkeeping;
  • Execute monthly settlements of intercompany invoices via Netting system;
  • Besides Purac Biochem the administration of 5 holding companies (including Corbion N.V.);
  • Back-up role for treasury back-office, consisting of:
  • Recording deals (fx)
  • Weekly forecasts
  • Recording of front-office activities
  • Executing payments
  • Signals possible issues or deviations and communicates about this issues or deviations;
  • Based in Gorinchem, possibility to work part-time from home.

De organisatie

About Corbion 
What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.

About the team
As GL Accountant you are a part of the Finance team aiming for accurate and timely processing and reporting of the financial results for Corbion entities. The GL-team consists of 2 Senior GL Accountants, 1 Back-office Treasury employee and the Manager GL & Reporting. The total Finance team in Gorinchem consists of 10 people including Accounts Payable, General Ledger Accounting and Credit Control and reports to the Senior Manager Financial Accounting. The team operates in an international and complex organization with opportunities to work closely with other business functions. In the position of GL Accountant Corbion offers the opportunity to grow in an international organization with a lot of opportunities and to back-up support for the Senior GL Accountants.


  • At least 2 years experience within a finance-related role or within a finance discipline. 
  • Bachelor-degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting and Control.
  • Solid background in accounting (IFRS).
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Experience in back-office processes and corporate treasury is a plus.
  • Good Excel knowledge and skills.
  • Result-oriented, analytical and pro-active;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Dutch is a plus.

Furthermore you are able to work independently and maintain effectiveness in a complex, changing environment. Prioritizing and organizing your work effectively to ensure timely and accurate completion of tasks, is your nature and you have a wider scope across other business functions.