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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Finance Accountant

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 17, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160438 - Etten-Leur, Noord Brabant, Netherlands

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


Wij zoeken een Finance Accountant

Wil je samenwerken met verschillende (inter)nationale collega’s aan het borgen van financiële controle?

Benieuwd naar Hill's en je nieuwe collega's? Check deze video hier!


Als Finance Accountant ben je verantwoordelijk voor naleving van boekhoudkundige principes en fiscale wetgeving voor de fabriek in Etten-Leur.


Daarnaast voer je boekhoudkundige werkzaamheden uit die betrekking hebben op het consolideren en analyseren van financiële gegevens van de Etten-Leur fabriek. Je kunt onder andere denken aan payroll, belasting rapportages (BTW, vennootschapsbelasting), maand-, kwartaal- en jaarafsluiting processen en assisteer je bij de voorbereiding van de jaarlijkse begroting en financiële prognoses. En dat alles doe je in lijn met de Colgate Palmolive Financial policies, lokale boekhoudkundige principes en wettelijke vereisten. 


Je coördineert de interne-en externe Finance audits samen met het Etten-Leur team waarvoor je de balans, winst- en verliesrekening en andere financiële overzichten voorbereid en verantwoord.


Je werkt op dagelijkse basis samen met het je 3 lokale finance collega's en de operationele afdelingen, maar daarnaast heb je ook interactie met externe Accountants, shared service centers en het lokale management en hun Europese en Amerikaanse collega's.


In ruil daarvoor krijg jij:

  • 25 vakantiedagen en 13 ATV dagen

  • Salaris (indicatie € 3.400- € 5.830)

  • Flexibele werktijden en 1 dag per week thuiswerken

  • Bonusregeling

  • Premievrije pensioenregeling

  • Doorgroeimogelijkheden


Wat heb je nodig?

  • HBO diploma bijv. in de richting van Accounting / Controlling

  • 3-5 jaar ervaring in een vergelijkbare functie

  • Kennis van Dutch en US GAAP Accounting en fiscale compliance (NL en US belastingwetten)

  • Goede beheersing van de Nederlandse en Engelse taal

  • Ervaring met Google Sheets / Microsoft Excel en SAP is een pré

  • Beschikbaarheid van 40 uur per week

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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