Rijk Zwaan is an independent, international organization specialized in the breeding, production and selling of vegetable seeds. Our headquarters are located in De Lier, The Netherlands. This expanding organization, with 28 subsidiaries in various countries, focuses on product development and product innovation. Our company is amongst the top 10 of vegetable seed companies worldwide. Our 1900 employees work in many different locations all over the world, with enormous commitment, loyalty and dedication. The company culture is characterized by a motivating policy, low degree of hierarchy and a good working atmosphere. Turnover of personnel is, therefore, extremely low. Most vacancies are created due to our constant and strong growth.
Rijk Zwaan Turkey (in Antalya) is responsible for research and development and will soon become responsible for marketing & sales of seeds in the Turkish market as well. RZ Turkey will be led by a team of managing directors: a director responsible for the research and development, one responsible for marketing & sales and one for finance, IT and HR. Rijk Zwaan has a vacancy for a Financial Director for RZ Turkey.
You will be responsible for monitoring and controlling all financial and administrative issues. You prepare financial reports, budgets and financial forecasts. You analyze business performance and give insight in actual results. HR activities, like payroll administration and reviewing HR procedures are part of your responsibility. Legal activities, like reviewing contracts and obtaining permits, and ICT are also part of the job as well as negotiations and agreements with suppliers. Every year you will make a five year development plan, including sales targets, investments and cost development, together with your colleagues for R&D and for finance.
Required are a Master’s degree in Finance & Administration as well as relevant experience in a comparable job. Strategic thinking is an important criterion for this job. You should be capable to lead an accounting team. You are a good communicator and, because of the international environment, you must be fluent in written and spoken English. Military service should be completed (if applicable) and travelling abroad from time to time should not be a problem. You live in Antalya or are willing to move to Antalya.
Information and applications
For more information about this function and our company please contact Simon Molenaar tel. +31 (0)174 532 300. You may send your written application with CV to Rijk Zwaan, f.a.o. Emilie ten Bokkel Huinink, preferably by e-mail via: firstname.lastname@example.org.