Senior Accountant

Posted On:  02-Nov-2022
Job Category:  Finance & Procurement

At Terumo, we enhance lifesaving medical technologies for the benefit of society. Are you eager to contribute to people's health and patients' wellbeing? We'll challenge you to become a master in your field of expertise. You can invest your talents in balance with your personal aspirations - live and work in harmony. Built on our Japanese origins; we are driven by respect, ownership and continuous improvement. It is at the heart of everything we do. This is how we make a difference in the lives of patients, customers and associates.

Department Info

The Finance department supports the business by planning, organizing, auditing, accounting for and controlling the company's finances. We collaborate closely with the business and supporting departments in order to realise the best outcome for all stakeholders.

Job Summary

The responsibility of the Senior Accountant is to ensure the correct booking of invoices, to perform on monthly bases regular controls and ensure the execution of control lists. The senior accountant is key user and will be responsible for AP reporting and analysis and shall participate to monthly, quarterly and year-end financial closings supporting the finance administration of the reporting entities. In addition, he/she will represent accounting in projects where finance/accounting related matters and flows are involved.

Job Responsibilities

Procure-To-Pay (AP)

  • Error handling of the vendor master data (financial fields only) in collaboration with Master Data Governance;
  • Support the implementation of a “No PO, No Pay” culture and ensure a proper reference (e.g. PO number) is on the invoice;
  • Invoice handling and verification (sort, code and 3-way match);
  • Analyse and control invoice discrepancies and issues including price and quantity differences;
  • Ensure timely payments of invoices, review weekly payment run and team up with Cash & Bank if needed;
  • Mobile Expense follow up
  • Ensure compliance / execute SOX controls – monthly reconciliation of A/P accounts, update of policies & procedures, etc.;
  • Maintain a filing system for all financial documents.
  • Train/coach staff where necessary
  • Create KPI reports and analyse set up improvements
  • Key user of PTP accounting flows

Record-To-Report (GL)

  • Maintain accounts reconciliation system (Balance Sheet)
  • Examine accounting records to check for accuracy
  • Support local administrative functions in daily operations
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly and year-end financial closings
  • Analyse current accounting flows, make suggestions for enhancements where needed
  • Be a representative of accounting department in projects where finance is involved 

Profile Description

  • Master or bachelor’s degree in accountancy;
  • Experience in accountancy: Accounts Payable in particular, General Accounting 
  • Good understanding of end to end process for AP;
  • Experience in SAP (MM & FI) is an asset;
  • Good working knowledge of English (written and spoken). Other languages can be an advantage.
  • Good communication skills -both written and verbal
  • Deadline oriented and ability to stick to time constraints
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Analytical mind
  • Ability to bring structure in information


Working for Terumo means contributing to society through healthcare.  

Terumo offers an attractive salary and benefits package. Besides meal vouchers, interesting insurances, 100% public transport reimbursement, you also have the possibility to lease an (e-)bike.  

We offer an opportunity to work in a top performing team. An organisation where everyone is treated with respect. We strive to create a diverse, equal and inclusive work environment. We invest in our associates by offering a broad array of development opportunities.  

Linked with our core value Care, Terumo allows a hybrid way of working, combining office with home-based work. For the this role this means approximately 50% in the office, 50% at home, ensuring team connection face to face in the office on a fixed working day. 

During your recruitment process, you’ll be able to have conversations with Christine Verslyppe as the hiring manager and other passionate Terumo associates.  

Interested to contribute to the growth of Terumo? Interested to find out more? Have a look at Terumo Europe's Corporate Video or visit our website! 

Contact Person

Sarah Thomas 

Talent Acquisition Partner - Terumo Europe


Terumo Europe is a core player in the EMEA healthcare market. We are a strong actor of the Terumo Corporation (Japan), producing, distributing, marketing and selling a vast range of medical devices. Terumo Europe EMEA headquarters and production facilities are located in Leuven (Belgium) with sales and marketing offices across the EMEA region.

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