Location: Corporate Office


The Accountant is responsible for the accurate, complete and timely finalisation of accounting the Nyrstar Sales & Marketing and Nyrstar Finance International books. The successful applicant will coordinate accounting activities for all purchased (incoming) and sold (outgoing) material, including the logistic transactions and inventories. He / she will also post and review accounting positions on borrowings and loans for the indicated companies and propose improvements and coordinate related functions impacting the accounts for the indicated entities.

The Accountant will ensure correct integration of the accounts into the group consolidation tools. The role also maintains the accounting elements on group level, based on input from Group Consolidation. Reports to Finance Manager.


  • Group accounting activities:
    o SAP Key-user FI/CO
    o Master data maintenance on Global Chart of Account aligned with group instructions
    o Set up accounting schemes for group (re)financing projects
    o Maintenance of Runbook (planning system for closing activities for other Nyrstar entities)
  • Financial accountant for Nyrstar Finance International AG. Company operating as internal bank for Nyrstar Group managing all cash & financing positions.
    o Execute timely and accurate monthly closing activities to ensure a correct Balance Sheet and P&L
  • Financial accountant for Nyrstar Sales & Marketing AG. Company managing all commercial operations (purchasing and sales of metals) for the group Nyrstar and holding all inventory
    o Issue and post manual debit/credit notes
    o Execute timely and accurate monthly closing activities to ensure a correct Balance Sheet and P&L
    o Coordinate corrective actions with other functions involved in accounting related activities (business execution, treasury, stock valorisation, etc)
  • Assist on official reporting on the above activities
    o Assist on delivering requested info official financial statements and annexes
    o Accounting information for tax declarations (direct and indirect tax),
    o Respond to information request of auditors
    o Accounting detail requests from other functions in the organisation (legal, treasury, etc.)
    o Respond to ad hoc reporting requirements of internal customers
    o Assist on accounting improvement projects
  • General
    o Propose and coordinate corrective actions for the entity, related to the other functions acting within the entity.


  • Bachelor degree in economics and 5 years’ experience in a similar position in a production environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial accounting. Basic knowledge on IFRS standards.
  • Thorough experience with SAP.
  • In depth knowledge of links between the different modules (FI, MM, SD, treasury transactions, stock valuation).
  • Experience in the group organization & responsibilities within the group. Knowledge on the group legal entity structure.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (beneficial).


  • Strong analytical skills
  • good communication skills (to align various functions in the organisation)
  • can respect deadlines
  • Personality that is open and honest, a team player and able to perform under stress


Should you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV and a short motivation to Thank you in advance for your interest, we look forward to your response!

Please note that only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.

For more information on Nyrstar, please visit

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status.