Financial Analyst

Location BE-Herentals
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2021 4:51 AM)
Job ID
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time



In this position (based in Herentals, Belgium), you will be part of the EMEA business controlling team reporting to the Business Analysis & Controlling Manager. The Financial Analyst’s principal responsibilities will be to monitor, analyze and optimize multiple business data and processes throughout the entire organization where you will work closely with other functions, especially Operations, Sales and Marketing. Your insights and recommendations will be key to improve the efficiency and accuracy of existing reporting systems and to ensure profitable and long term business growth.


We Are Kemin
We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition, beauty, and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.


A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,800 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, and the United States.


  • Analyzing and reducing monthly operation variances
  • Monitor sales, margin and Opex performance and formulate recommendations to accelerate profitable business growth
  • Assist in Standard and budget costing calculation and analysis
  • Ad-Hoc financial analysis
  • Assist in monthly sales and and margin reporting
  • Assist in monthly financial and management reporting
  • Support in global ERP testing (M3)
  • Improving the efficiency and accuracy of global business reporting systems (Power BI, Power Query,..)
  • Support in the analysis of CAPEX investment projects
  • Assist in the budgeting process of multiple international BUs (Kemin Biologics, Kemin Aquaculture and Kemin Agrifoods)
  • Top line forecasting
  • Back-up AP and GL accounting
  • Assist in business improvement projects


MINIMUM EDUCATION (including licenses, certifications, designations, etc.):

  • University degree in Accounting or Finance



  • 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in a production environment
  • Team player but also able to work autonomously
  • Solution driven
  • Multitasking, able to cope with 
  • Strong communication skills, 
  • Extensive analytical skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Language skills : very good communication skills in English. French is a plus.
  • Strong experience to work with different countries/cultures
  • Extensive experience with Office 365
  • Good knowledge of an ERP package (SAP, M3, ...). Knowledge of Power BI is a strong plus.

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, and fringe additional benefits.
  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer an on-site fitness center, and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.
  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.
  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.


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