IFA is hiring

Junior Accountant (Bilingual French/English)

June 2022

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) is looking for a Junior Accountant (Bilingual French/English). The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of experience in an international and multicultural environment.

The Junior Accountant Bilingual French/English will report to the Director of the Administrative Service and will be part of a team of 3 people. Based in our office in Paris, the candidate would benefit from hybrid work. The start date would be ideally in September 2022. EU nationality or work permit required.

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) was founded in 1927 and is the only global fertilizer association, with more than 400 members in some 70 countries and a mission to promote efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients. This mission plays a critical role in helping to feed the world sustainably. IFA represents providers of plant nutrition solutions. Members include fertilizer producers, traders and distributors, as well as their associations, service providers to the industry, research organizations, ag-tech startups and non-governmental organizations.

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Your duties

Membership subscriptions management:

  • Membership fees calculation and invoicing
  • Follow-up and reminders
  • Budget


  • Control and accounting entry of sales journals
  • DES declaration


  • Management of VAT registrations (or other according to the local compliance requirements) in the countries in which we organize conferences.
  • Collection and transmission of collected and deductible VAT data for declarations.
  • Follow up of VAT payments and refunds.

Closing and process:

  • Support the annual accounting closing
  • Participate in periodic review of external auditors
  • Assist the Director of the Administrative Service to prepare the annual financial statements in compliance with French GAAP.

Other ad hoc duties as required from time to time.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • You ideally hold, at least a bac + 2 type BTS/DUT (a DCG is a plus) et have at least 2 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proactive and ability to solve problems as they arise.
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Proficient in Sage100 and in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint …). Basic knowledge in MyReport will be a plus.
  • Fluency in French and in English (the working language of IFA)
  • Excellent English writing skills.


To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter to: RecruitmentJA@fertilizer.org. IFA will contact only those candidates whose profile meets the required qualifications.