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Inventory Accountant


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82126
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  EAI - I&D
Division:  Finance

Are you looking for a position where you can help transform how our company executes accounting processes? And are you an expereinced finance professional with the drive and knowledge to do so? Do you want to work in a leading international company within its field, in an environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

In order to support our sustainable growth, we are currently looking for an Inventory Accountant Advances Polymer Solutions (APS). In this position you will support the Regional Inventory Accounting Manager EAI in the transformation of the finance organization. You transactional responsibilities include IFRS/USGAAP and Statutory inventory accounting, Transfer Pricing for multiple plants in Europe, FIFO/LIFO/LCM inventory valuation for APS and support for Intermediates and Derivates locations, product costing, inventory adjustments, inventory flux analysis, and managing GRIR. You will also be responsible for accounting support and problem solving for inventory functional areas. 


Main responsibilities:

  • Deliver efficient and effective transaction services in accordance with corporate policies and legislative requirements. 
  • Support and back up Inventory Accounting activities of the other team members.
  • Performing various accounting procedures to the proper statement of our inventory balances. 
  • Month end closing procedures (FIFO, ICP, IDP, LIFO) 
  • Support and implement agreed process improvement initiatives within the regional process team. 
  • Implement and maintain desk procedures for area of responsibility. 
  • Perform SOX controls and maintain evidence of control for area of responsibility. 

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Ability to work according to specific procedures, to US GAAP/ STATUTORY accounting rules
  • Ability to plan day to day activities in order to fulfill all the closing tasks on time
  • Ability to quickly analyze problems so that immediate resolution can be undertaken
  • Self-driven person who identifies opportunities for improvements
  • Strong communication skills with all the other departments 
    • Ability to work equally well with executives and technologists, supporting high-visibility, high-impact projects to improve processes.

This is what you bring

  • Education as a qualified accountant, Apprenticeship in Economics or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar 
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in Inventory Accounting / Cost Accounting
  • At least 3 years SAP experience (CO, MM and FI)
  • Fluent in English is required

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.Please enter roles and responsibilities here.


Please feel free to contact Manoe Koningstein at manoe.koningstein@ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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