• 20 mei 2020
  • 19 juni 2020
  • Vopak hoofdkantoor Rotterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • MBO
  • HBO
  • Junior
  • Medior
  • Financieel Adviseur
  • Overslag
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Around the world, we connect the supply of and demand for vital products and resources. Energy that allows people to heat their homes and travel the world. Food for a growing planet. And chemicals for companies to use. Products that are vital to people’s lives. We ensure the safe, efficient and clean storage of such vital products. The global energy transition, the growing world population, and all new possibilities of emerging technologies make this a very interesting time to do business. If this global working environment appeals to you and you have the right skills and mindset, then apply now to become a part of our Vopak team.

The role

As Accounts Payable specialist at Vopak you will be responsible for the processing of all incoming invoices. You adhere to strict financial controls, whilst supporting both the local business operations and the Vopak large base of key vendors. The mission of the Accounts Payable specialist at Vopak is to ensure; accuracy, reliability and integrity of the accounts payable process and other related accounts. You will work  closely with the local business and other functions within the wider finance organization to identify opportunities to improve the whole purchase to pay process.

Your job in bullet points:

  • Responsible for processing invoices received for automatic verification against the corresponding purchase orders; similarly, against work orders and service entry and contracts;

  • Ensure appropriate approvals for disbursements are obtained prior to making payments;

  • Liaise with relevant parties to resolve invoice discrepancies;

  • Ensure invoices are paid on time;

  • Support a Shared Service mindset within the department, providing an excellent customer service;

  • Collaborates with the other departments (e.g. O2C and R2R) to support overall goals and objectives;

  • Identify and implement process improvements, increasing team efficiencies;

  • Daily management reporting;

  • Support and assist with ERP system testing if &when required;

  • Work closely with the team to resolve issues and to identify and correct root causes of errors within the department.

This is a key role in a dynamic environment with the potential for further development with additional responsibilities.

Who we are looking for

As our new colleague you are a real team player, customer focussed and committed to realise the best result for Vopak. With our ambition in mind we are searching for candidates who are experienced with working in a multinational Finance Shared Service Center. And of course you have:

  • Degree in Business and Administration or Accounting (MBO/HBO)

  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years relevant working experience in an international environment , accounts payable department or Shared Service environment

  • English language skills are essential, additional languages are a plus (preferably Dutch, Spanish and German)

  • Familiar with ERP systems; Oracle experience is an advantage

Vopak takes care of you

Colleagues with whom you can laugh and who together turn setbacks into solutions. The most varied job in which you can make a difference for the future of Vopak. And you get:

  • A competitive salary depending on your experience and knowledge;

  • 8,33% Holiday allowance;

  • A collective health insurance policy whereby Vopak pays 50% of the nominal costs;

  • A good pension plan through our own pension fund;

  • Good career opportunities through various opportunities.

Welcome to Vopak

In our strong family culture we pay attention to our people. We look at your talent and give you great opportunities. This way you learn your entire career, often also from the people around you. We pay close attention to each other when it comes to safety and health. Our environment is also very important to us, so we work with a lot of attention for the environment. 

Are you the specialist we are looking for?

Then start your journey at Vopak and apply via the ‘apply’ button below. In case you wish further information on this vacancy please the recruitment department, Laura Witmer via

An E-assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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