At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.
The Finance department of Beyond Meat EU B.V. consists of Controlling and Accounting (Management and Statutory bookkeeping). The Finance/Accounting function supports all EU related business activities: Operations and Commercial. Close cooperation between the Finance/Accounting department in Europe/NL and the corporate/US Finance function is in place.
The Accounting Manager’s primary role is to ensure an accurate and complete financial administration within given time frames. Next to this, the Accounting Manager is responsible for the administrative organization and all administrative (financial) processes within the legal entity Beyond Meat EU B.V.
The Accounting Manager is a member of the Beyond Meat EU Team, reporting to the Finance Director EU and has close cooperation with the HR department for Salary Administration. The role is performed in day shift/office hours at the Amsterdam based Beyond Meat EU B.V. office.
Responsible for accounting process in accordance with legal (Dutch, US GAAP and SOX) guidelines and BYND policies/processes
Responsible for invoicing and debtors, credit administration, CAPEX administration, fixed assets
Responsible, execute and advise on fiscal issues (tax), execute and advise on cash management
Further optimize and install financial processes and procedures
Preparation of month, quarter and year closing
Management of balance and P&L
Support Finance Director on accounting issues
Cooperation with external advisor regarding financial year reports/annual statements
Point of contact for external financial advisor, external accountant firm and tax office
Building the Accounting team (AP, AR) in The Netherlands
Provide proper training and instruction to all Finance/Accounting team members
Works with the Finance Director to stimulate, motivate and coach all Finance/Accounting team members regarding their performance; conduct regular 1:1 conversations with employees, eventually leading to 1 or 2 formal performance appraisals per employee
Works with the Finance Director to execute admin and formal tasks regarding employees: personnel planning, contact with temps agency, absence planning, absence follow-up
Teach and train other functions on financial impact of decisions, explaining procedures
Academic or Higher Vocational education in Finance & Accounting
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an international (Food) environment in a supervisory role
Language communication efficiency in Dutch (native) and English (business fluent)
Experience with reporting under US GAAP, SOX
Capable of explaining “Finance” in understandable way
Ability to work in a fast pace, high-growth environment
Lead people with clear communication, focused on achieving results and striving for continuous improvement by developing individuals, however with empathy, respectful and integrity
Team player, Open, Flexible, Collegiate
Systems: MS Office applications; ERP system experience (NetSuite is an advantage)
Living in the Amsterdam area
Day shift (with flexibility to work early evenings and overtime as exception)
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.