Monsanto Operations Center Accountant in AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

Monsanto’s Finance EME team is seeking a motivated Operations Center Accountant based in Amsterdam , reporting to the Operations Center Accounting Manager . This role will work closely within Controllership & Tax EME and the head office’s internal audit teams, EME FLT and commercial finance, US Tax team, Bangalore SSC, EME Business team (Seeds, CP and Vegetables), EMEA IT and Supply Chain (customer operations & procurement).

Job summary:

The main responsibilities of the role consist of supporting the controllership and accounting teams for a group of countries and achieve its main goals of financial statements accuracy, process improvements and drive the further development of the teams. The position will also have responsibility to support and develop the EME wide financial process improvement initiatives and projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in monthly US GAAP closings together with the Country Controllers and the US based SSC (Shared Service Center).

  • Elaborate on tools allowing optimization of administrative process and closing and reporting tasks that will enable you to support in the risk management, analytical and compliance teams.

  • Ensure compliance with our internal rules (CCP, SOX, FCPA, Market Funding control, Balance sheet review, Internal Audit) as well as with local regulations through reviews, analysis and documentation of processes within the accounting teams.

  • Participate to the design and lead the implementation of the standardization and optimization of all financial processes about cross functional EME and Global process teams.

  • Create a strong network with business leaders of all divisions (Vegetables and Row Crops) and functional organizations to ensure controllership capability to advice on improvement, risk and compliance aspects of the business projects and decisions.

  • Work on the cross functional aspects of IT projects impacting our financial processes as member of various BPI (business process improvements) teams.

  • Ad hoc project support such as entity mergers, liquidations and financing.

  • Several in finance functions, ideally with (multi-country) international experience within Europe or initial experience within a large audit firm.

  • Master US & local GAAP reporting

  • Proven experience with ERP/SAP, process design and project management

  • Well organized

  • Willingness to solve problems and meet deadlines

  • Reliable

  • Great analysis skills

  • Very Strong networking capabilities

  • Management skills

  • People leader potential and motivator

  • Great communication skills in English & French language

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Willingness and the potential to grow and develop.

  • Tax expertise is a plus, but not required.

Organization: EME RC Finance51179564_

Title: Operations Center Accountant

Location: Europe Middle-East-Netherlands-Amsterdam-Amsterdam

Requisition ID: 01J4T

Job: Finance/Accounting

Schedule: Full-time

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