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We're hiring! Are you our new Accounts Receivable Specialist ?

16 Mar 2020

 About us

Total Corbion PLA is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) and lactide monomers. PLA is a biobased and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources, offering a reduced carbon footprint versus many traditional plastics. The Luminy® PLA portfolio, which includes both high heat and standard PLA grades, is an innovative material that is used in a wide range of markets from packaging to consumer goods, fibers and automotive. Total Corbion PLA, headquartered in the Netherlands, operates a 75,000 tons per year PLA production facility in Rayong, Thailand. The company is a 50/50 joint venture between Total and Corbion. 



This position is responsible for providing strong financial support to Total Corbion PLA and our business by acting as a financial representative. As our Accounting Receivable Specialist you have an good understanding of the business through direct internal and external communication, and efficient follow-up on work processes. The main responsibilities will be to process Accounts Receivable in a timely manner and successfully deliver supporting tasks on the monthly close of the financial books. You will be part of a small team which enables long-range and short-term planning to help the organization achieve its goals.


Accounts Receivable (including collections)

  • Manage the international debtor portfolio independently.
  • Maintain the credit control on outstanding AR invoices.
  • Analyze and indicate risks on the current AR profile.
  • Initiate process improvements within AR.
  • Contact customers and consult sales directors in case of exceedances.
  • Maintain contract management of customers and the price tables.
  • Carry out checks on the creditworthiness of customers.

Accounting Support (including general ledger activities)

  • Initiate and prepare the monthly accruals and provisions related to AR.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Be responsible for intercompany reconciliations and reporting.
  • Support the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities as well as interact with auditor.   


  • Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related requirements as needed



  • Level 4 in Business Administration (MBO), PDB or MBA. Preferably with several years of working experience in Accounts Receivable.
  • Experienced or very willing to learn & use IT systems.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications (esp. Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Professional communications in English (Dutch is a preference).


  • Ability to work across an organization in a matrix environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Recognized for having a very strong drive for results: ability to take a proactive approach. to identify, create and deliver business with minimal supervision.
  • A self-starter, able to plan & set priorities, to facilitate and follow-up on issues.
  • Strong drive for results and take a proactive approach to identify and complete tasks without direct supervision and when needed, to proactively communicate issues to management for additional resolution.
  • Ability to work efficiently and handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently.
  • Possess a high level of integrity, curiosity, strong discipline, and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with attention to detail.
  • Thinks ahead, minimizing potential problems and is proactive in identifying areas to improve.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of different people and at all levels in the organization. Creates “win-win” solutions.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  What do we offer?

  • Challenging job for at least 32 hours per week.
  • Market conform salary
  • Additional secondary fringe benefits, including a pension plan, travel allowance and sports opportunities.

Also, you have the chance to join a company with a:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained via our internal expertise in the world of biobased products
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Total Corbion PLA, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects.


Please apply by submitting your resumé and cover letter to Patrick van Vliet, Finance Manager Total Corbion PLA (patrick.vanvliet@total-corbion.com).