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Finance Specialist

Join Oterra in making natural food and beverages easy, for a sustainable and healthy world.  
Headquartered in Denmark, with production sites in Europe, Latin America, and the US, we’re a passionate team of over 900 team members in 30 countries worldwide, serving 120 markets globally. As the leading worldwide provider of natural colors, we offer food and beverage manufacturers an alternative to artificial colors. Food and health are at the heart of everything we do and every day over 400 million people eat a product with our colors in it. We believe that nature got it right the first time. Oterra makes natural food and beverages easy for a sustainable and healthy world.
Meet your new team!  

We are looking for a talented and eager to learn Finance Specialist to join the Oterra Spain Finance team. Based in Chiva (Valencia – Spain), as a key member of the local finance team you will start providing support to the local function in all aspects related to the day-to-day operations and grow into the role to take full ownership of key tasks and processes in the local finance function. As required, you will also get involved in the roll-out plan to implement SAP.


The ideal candidate has a background in financial audit of at least 3- or 4-years’ experience in a Big Four or multinational group. You are a team player, analytical and thorough, self-starter and a truly motivated person with a great attitude towards learning and self-development. You feel comfortable communicating in English (both in writing and speaking) as well as working in a multinational environment.


What will your day-to-day look like? 

  • Prepare monthly consolidated reporting (Spain, Italy and Turkey) and participate in period-end related activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly trading review materials, providing necessary insights and explanations to the business performance in the period.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecast and other financial reports as required.
  • Provide support to other business functions as required (e.g. product margin analysis, cost controlling, transfer price analysis, ROI analysis,…).
  • Provide support on treasury related activities (AR & AP).
  • Provide support on all matters related to tax compliance (indirect, direct and local taxes, …).
  • Assist in the local and group financial audit, including preparation of Statutory Accounts.
  • Other financial or admin related tasks.


Experience and skills required 


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business Admin, Finance or Economics)
  • Prior experience of 3- or 4-years’ financial experience in a Big Four (audit) or multinational group (finance department).
  • Good command in the English language both in writing and speaking.
  • Effective team-player with a collaborative attitude eager to learn and develop.
  • Analytical and thorough, systematic and organized.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel is a must, PowerPoint and PowerBI is a plus)
  • Own vehicle


Why join Oterra? 


  • Possibility to work with a Global team, multi-cultural and diverse
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Continuous opportunities for learning and career progression
  • Free onsite parking

Further information and application 


We would love to know more about you and your motivation for this job! Please send us s short CV and cover letter (documents submitted in English are appreciated), latest March 15th, 2023.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact recruiter Roberta Bertolini at 

Please note that we will be working with a continuous selection process, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So, do not delay, please send us your application today. 

Application Deadline: 
Job ID:  1778

Chiva, ES, 46370

Job Posting Function:  Accounting / Finance / Controlling