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Do you want to be part of an international, innovative, world-class pharmaceutical company? Of an organization committed to putting patients first? Pfizer has always evolved with the changing needs of the people who rely on us to create a healthier world. That’s why our newly launched business, Upjohn, leverages the strengths at the core of who we are: an entrepreneurial mindset and a sense of purpose

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Upjohn Export B.V. (UEBV) is a commercial entity based in Capelle aan den Ijssel, Netherlands. UEBV act as a dedicated export company and will manage Upjohn’s business with third party customers across markets where Upjohn does not typically have a trading presence. UEBV will provide a single point of accountability and governance for Pfizer’s global export business. Driving commercial oversight in the export space, UEBV will standardize and improve customer-facing operations and service levels and will also continue to ensure the integrity of Pfizer’s performance across the third party export landscape

For Upjohn Export B.V. we are looking for an Accountant who will be located in the Netherlands, with key goal to be responsible for the integrity of accounting activities of UEBV. Interested in the exciting opportunity to further develop this new role in our regional finance team? Then we might have something for you! Reporting into the Finance Director Upjohn Netherlands BV, as the successful Accountant you will manage the period close activities for UEBV. The main responsibilities are:

  • Perform Analytical review of monthly operating results
  • Manage USGaap and statutory reporting
  • Driving accuracy and efficiency across finance operations across the Accountant’s scope of responsibility

Detailed areas of responsibility:

  • Monthly and quarterly accounting close processes, including analytical review of the monthly operating results
  • Manage journal entries to accurately reflect the monthly activity (including payroll related entries)
  • Execute balance sheet reconciliations
  • Manage monthly management reports
  • Coordinate local bank account, prepare requests for cash transactions and provide journal entries for local bank transactions
  • Manage purchase orders in Ariba to cover services delivered by third-party suppliers within the in-scope export markets
  • Cost center management for UEBV
  • Maintain booking instructions for UEBV
  • Prepare data for annual report and statutory audit
  • Work together with Global Financial Solutions (GFS) and Commercial Finance

About you

  • Education: Bachelor in Finance or Accounting
    • Experience:
      • Minimum 5 years’ experience in general ledger accounting and reporting in international environment
    • Technical Skills Requirements:
      • Ability to work in complex, multi-market operations
      • US GAAP knowledge
      • SAP knowledge
      • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

Language skills: Fluent spoken and written Dutch and English language skills 
Furthermore, to be considered for the position of Accountant, we need you to have excellent internal and external business communication and influencing skills

Our offer

Of course we offer excellent working conditions with flexible working hours. And in addition to the efforts we expect from you, there is also plenty of time and attention for relaxation. For example, during the year we organize various sports activities, drinks and voluntary work during working hours / Pfizer4All. You can get in touch with all your other colleagues in a relaxed way


Sounds like you and have you decided to respond? We are interested in you and invite you to submit your application via the application button below

Selected candidates who would be based in The Netherlands must have the authorization to live and work in The Netherlands

We do not respond to requests from recruitment agencies


Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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