Finance Process Expert, Netherlands (0.8 FTE/80%)

Posted 06 Mar 2019

Amsterdam, Amsterdam - Netherlands

Req Id 188945


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in the Netherlands as Finance Process Expert. In this newly created role, you will be part of the Finance Operations organization. You will ensure the implementation and harmonization of different finance processes such as month end closing, intercompany and transfer pricing, asset accounting, accounts payable, bank processing, as well as tax and customs. Your responsibilities will be lead in coordination with a broad spectrum of stakeholders within the group including Merck’s Shared Services Centers organization, group tax, group accounting and local management. You will oversee internal control within Merck Netherlands, while being supported by different functions in and outside the Netherlands. You will be involved in the implementation of cross functional/group projects (implementation of new ERP/reporting tools, integrations & holding activities) and ensure local requirements are considered. You will support the CFO in daily finance operations (accounting, treasury and tax, etc.) with a specific focus on audit management.


Who you are:

  • You graduated in Business/Finance or a relevant field (MSc, BSc)
  • You have 3+ years’ experience in a related field
  • You preferably gained Audit experience in a Big Four (Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG or PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • You possess great ability to interact and lead processes in a complex matrix organization
  • You gained experience and have a high interest in driving digital development and process optimization
  • You have substantial SAP and Excel knowledge
  • You speak fluent Dutch and English

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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