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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Process Leader Business Accounting (m/f)

  • Location: flexible, Belgium, Mechelen preferred
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 21/07/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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In this role, you will get to know our business processes and therefore Borealis in detail. You will closely work together with internal customers and stakeholders like Business Finance, Group Controlling, local and central Business accounting, production, IT experts and others. Your contribution is, to provide tools and processes to keep a high-level master data quality in finance, accounting, product costing, profitability, etc. for optimal decision-making.

Permanent place of work will be either in Belgium, Mechelen or alternatively at one of our other locations in agreement to your preference (Austria, Finland, Sweden or Belgium).

You will:

  • Participate in or lead projects to improve or integrate processes, data quality and / or reporting across teams and departments, representing business accounting
  • Make sure processes and tools are adjusted to changing business environment or implement new processes
  • In close cooperation with our IT&S department work intensely in SAP in the FI/CO/COPA modules
  • Provide training and writing documentation for your team, internal customers and newly acquired companies
  • Ensure compliance to the agreed working processes and standards across the (business) accounting teams as well as share best practices
  • Create CO master data: cost centres, profit centres, cost elements, derivation rules, etc.
  • Have an option for people management of Business accountants and Senior Business Accountants


Knowledge, skills and experience:

To be successful in this role, you will need a Master degree in business, finance, controlling, accounting or similar as well as professional experience in one of these fields or even in a similar role. Good understanding and knowledge of Business Accounting and business processes is necessary.

SAP FI/CO/CO-PA will be your daily business – so, understanding of the system build up, data entry, info capturing, up to the translation into financial reports is a definite bonus. If you have worked with different tools in the past, you will build on this profound knowledge. Our IT&S experts will deal with the technical background while you will use your social skills and talent for structured and analytical thinking, to translate back and forth the needs of different stakeholders in different projects.

As we are a multinational company, you will be able to put your English skills and your cultural awareness to good use. This role includes some traveling (1-2 times p.m., mainly in the EU)


We offer a competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement, reflecting your competencies and experience.

Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application. Please include your CV and cover letter in English. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications, which meet the advertised requirements.


Borealis believes businesses can only grow sustainably in a healthy environment and stable society. Borealis’ commitment to sustainability and to creating value for society is firmly anchored in its vision of Value Creation Through Innovation. The company’s products and solutions have a positive impact on society, by addressing challenges such as climate change, access to energy, water, food and healthcare. If you want to Keep Discovering, visit and follow us on LinkedIn:

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+43 732 6981 5246
Renate Kaufmann