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22 July 2022

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TotalEnergies Corbion

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TotalEnergies Corbion is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA). PLA is a versatile, biobased, recyclable, and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources. PLA offers a reduced carbon footprint versus many traditional plastics and can be mechanically or chemically recycled. It can be used in a wide range of markets and applications. TotalEnergies Corbion is a young and fast-growing company founded in 2017. We already operate a 75.000Ton/year PLA plant in Rayong, Thailand and we are planning to build an additional plant in Grandpuits, France. Within our Finance team we currently have the open vacancy:

Accounts Payable Specialist

As Accounts Payable Specialist you will be part of our Finance team and responsible for everything regarding our accounts payable, timely process of our purchase orders and general accounting and supporting finance activities. A perfect opportunity for a finance minded potential or professional who likes to gain knowledge in the finance field and has the ability to grow as our company is rapidly expanding. It’s an office based - with the opportunity to work from home - global role, reporting to our Finance manager, based at our headquarters in Gorinchem.

We are looking for someone who has attention to detail, knows how to handle excel and feels at ease being responsible for the following:

  • Our accounts payable process whereby you will charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; record AP invoices and expense claims. You will also monitor the internal approval process of AP invoices and prepare general journal entries (initiated by yourself or colleagues) related with AP.
  • You will prepare weekly payments to vendors, monitor discount opportunities; resolve discrepancies (purchase order, contract, invoice, payment, etc.); enable appropriate documentation; ensure credits are received for outstanding memos; issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • One of your other Important tasks is to pay our employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances.
  • You also verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • You make sure we have our purchase order process handled correctly.
  • Furthermore, you maintain and update historical records by saving and filing documents. Organize and track vendor communications, report VAT by calculating requirements on paid invoice, record transactions (outflow) of the bank accounts on a daily basis, maintain vendor data and contract management.
  • You will support the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities as well as interact with auditors.

All in all, you are the specialist with regards to all our purchasing and payments. You like to work in a challenging environment with a broad scope on financial activities. You like to question the state of the art in order to improve our processes and develop yourself.

For this job we would like you to have:

  • A background in Finance, or at least 3 years of experience in a finance role.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, and a high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work with Excel, Word, PowerPoint incl. general math skills.
  • Effectively network and function in a complex internal and external ecosystem of colleagues, stakeholders, and influencers.

* These criteria are an indication of the profile we are looking for. Research shows that male candidates often apply when they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply when they see a 100% match. If you don’t meet all the criteria but you do believe that this is the right position for you, we kindly invite you to apply anyway or get in touch.


What do we offer?

We offer competitive remuneration and benefits, and your location will be TotalEnergies Corbion head office in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. What makes TotalEnergies Corbion special is that we produce and market environmentally friendly, biobased, recyclable, and biodegradable plastics that help to create a better and waste free society. Our company is made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision.

We offer you the chance to join a fast-growing company with a mission to create a better planet for current and future generations:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference.
  • International focus with truly diverse teams.
  • Friendly & informal culture in a demanding professional environment.

Our core values are safety, integrity, ambition, and we enable others to do good. In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining TotalEnergies Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects

Interested ?

Please apply by submitting your resumé and cover letter to Patrick van Vliet, Finance Manager (


TotalEnergies Corbion

Stadhuisplein 70
4203 NS Gorinchem
The Netherlands
T +31 183 695 695