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Senior Financial Analyst

Job Category:  Finance and Accounting
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3655

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


Corbion is seeking a Sr Financial Accountant to perform functions for several legal entities.  As an  international manufacturing company, we require someone with working knowledge of general ledger accounting practices, GAAP and/or IFRS.  It’s important that this person increases their knowledge of our accounts and systems to identify errors, omissions, aged balances and discrepancies.  Our ideal candidate handles challenging and/or high volume accounts and determines whether to make accruals or adjustments.  If you have experience identifying sources of discrepancies and working with internal and external partners to resolve them, this might be a great role for you.


If you are able to prioritizes your workload throughout the month to ensure deadlines are met, and can maintain strict confidentiality, join our team!



  • Timely and accurate closing of the monthly financial books including reviewing and documenting variances for management to ensure no omissions or errors in the transactions for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements.
  • Support internal and external audits as required by preparing, managing, coordinating and compiling the audit PBC’s; work with auditors to gather additional information as needed.
  • Timely and accurate recording of manual journal entries in accordance to GAAP, IFRS and Corbion internal controls, supported by proper source documents; review and post journal entries from Plant Operations accounting team appropriately.
  • Ensure all Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled monthly.  Variances and aging items are researched and resolved timely.
  • Work closely and communicate with other departments (Operations, Sales, Customer Service, etc.) to understand the business and ensure that there are no surprises during close. Ensure pre-planning with other departments happens regularly for month end close.
  • Initiate automation whenever deemed fit to eliminate manual processes, including special projects, implementation, analysis from systems, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Support and participate in SAP implementation, including user acceptance testing sessions
  • Operate responsibly and comply with company policies at all times.  Answer email/phone inquiries from internal and external customers in timely and professional manner.  Participate in team events to foster cohesive team spirit.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA or progress toward preferred.
  • 7+ years of accounting experience with a solid understanding of general ledger practices and GAAP/IFRS compliance.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software, (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and various accounting systems/ databases; SAP experience is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills; ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, with ability to analyze and research account variances.

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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