Record to Report Accountant

Date:  14-May-2022
Posting End Date: 

Amsterdam, NL, 1062 KR

Company:  ICL Europe Cooperatief U.A.

The Record to Report accountant will play a critical role in the end to end process of record to report in EHQ  of the European companies of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company. Main activities are to prepare financial and managerial reporting for ICL European entities. This position will report to the Reporting Manager BU Industrial Products / Phosphate & Potash.

The role will have responsibility for all operational activities related to record to report process led by the EHQ for the relevant Europe ICL companies.


  • Prepare upload files for reporting into the global consolidation system and manage queries from Israel HQ teams with support of manager;
  • Answer independently queries from Israel HQ regarding monthly/quarterly/annual reporting for assigned entity(ies);
  • Perform quarterly balance sheet & P&L reviews with documented scopes / thresholds which demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the changes taking place within the entity;
  • Lead annual/quarterly audit by preparing required schedules and interacting directly with the external auditors; as well, draft audit report inclusive of required disclosures in compliance with IFRS or another applicable framework;
  • Prepare statutory annual accounts and alignment with external auditor for annual statutory audit;
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders within the business, such as the business controller, local HR team, and/or the Head of Finance; 
  • Perform assigned internal control/SOX activities;
  • Develop understanding of transactions taking place within all areas of the balance sheet and P&L and control these transactions;
  • Develop deep understanding of the principal activities within the assigned entity(ies);
  • Draft position papers based upon applicable accounting framework;
  • Keep abreast of new accounting pronouncements and their impact on assigned entity(ies);
  • Execute the group’s transfer pricing policies and procedures;
  • Achieves 8 hours annually of professional education courses specifically relating to work currently being performed;
  • Represent Record-to-Report team within interdisciplinary project teams, raising issues to management;
  • Develop/lead (cross-functional) initiatives to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of processes in the EHQ and sees them through to completion; 
  • Assist with upload of annual budget;
  • Ad-hoc tasks and projects as and when assigned by manager.


Your profile: 
To be successful in this challenging role, you have a Bachelors- or Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting. You must have at least 3 years of relevant working experience in an accounting and/or reporting related role in a large multi-national (preferably in a shared service environment).


Furthermore, you'll need

  • Knowledge of general ledger operational accounting;
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS;
  • Strong knowledge of reporting systems, preferably SAP and SAP consolidation system;
  • Advanced knowledge with Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, Word and Power point;
  • A business orientation and to be a dedicated team player with a pragmatic approach;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both written and verbal;



ICL Europe Coöperatief U.A., Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 


More information: 
For more information about this position you can contact Vivian Boers at +31 643204009