EMEA Recruitment are delighted to share our latest vacancy for a VAT Analyst. Our client, a US Manufacturing company are seeking an experienced Tax professional, with a strong focus on VAT and Accounting. You will join a growing dynamic International Finance team and have responsibility for the EMEA Region.
VAT Analyst, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The company has a diverse range of products and has a strong brand and reputation within the market. They pride themselves on having an inclusive working environment, and encourage initiatives to get the best from their team. The VAT Analyst will manage Indirect tax and Intrastat filings and perform general accounting within the Finance function.
Responsibilities will include:
Preparing and posting VAT journals in the company’s ERP system.
Preparing monthly VAT monthly closing and reconciliations.
Filing all VAT, Intrastat and related filings in coordination with outsourced software provider.
Coordination and review of VAT returns and signatures as required by local requirements.
Completion of all requests for payments of VAT.
Maintaining VAT tables in the company’s ERP system.
Analysing issues, implementing process improvement, and answering questions from various functional areas on VAT matters.
Training other functional areas on appropriate VAT application to sales and payments.
Ensuring accuracy of system generated reports for VAT reporting.
Review procedures for compliance and completeness with local requirements.
Support and manage any EMEA VAT audits.
Analyse and prepare monthly results for management; interact with other departments on business issues that impact financial problems.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
A minimum of 4 years professional experience in tax
Fluency in English, any other language would be advantageous
Passion for process optimization
If you are interested in applying for this VAT Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
We are currently working with an International Energy business, located within easy commute of Amsterdam, to recruit a Chief Accountant. You will report direct in to the Finance Manager and be responsible for managing a small team.
Chief Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Experiencing continued success, the organisation has an opportunity available for an experienced finance professional to join their expanding Finance division as Chief Accountant, strengthening the function with responsibility for consolidation and interaction with numerous external organisations. This opportunity sits within a truly international business and offers a clear progression path for career development.
Working autonomously with full responsibility for consolidation
Preparation of financial statements for 8+ operating companies across Belgium and Netherlands
Liaison with external tax advisors and Auditors
Preparation of income tax returns
Cover AP, AR and GL activities
Participation in projects such as integration of acquisitions
ACCA or equivalent qualification advantageous
10+ years’ experience in of working in Accounting
Experience of having worked with Dutch entities with Dutch Tax knowledge
Ability to work autonomously and a ‘can-do’ approach
Experience of the energy industry a plus
Fluent English language skills are essential, with French or Dutch preferred
If you are interested in applying for this Chief Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Hannah.email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102
My client, a leading Pharmaceuticals business is seeking a new Head of Accounting and happy to announce this is a retained search.
Finance Director, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Working closely, with the CFO and Group Controller and leading a Finance team of 6, you’ll be working in a fast-paced environment which is constantly evolving. As the Head of Accounting you’ll be responsible for all finance matters from closing procedures to tax returns. Successful Head of Accounting must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, the ability to teach and grow the talent of the existing team and drive the business forward.
Management of the Finance Team
Ensure SOX compliance is adhered to
Collaborate with IT on the implementation of the new ERP system
Review, improve and implement finance processes and procedures
Filing of Dutch tax returns
Main contact for external audits
10 years minimum working withing Finance, 3 years’ experience within management
Big 4 and Pharma background
RA or similar finance/account qualification
Fluency in Dutch and English
Experience of implementation of ERP systems
If you are interested in applying for this Head of Accounting role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a pioneer in the Energy Industry and they are looking for an established Financial Controller to join their expanding team. This newly created role offers an opportunity to work within an organisation that has vast expansion plans and opportunity to be part of their journey.
This universal business is currently seeking a proven Financial Controller, to be based in their Hoofddorp office. In this newly created role, there is the opportunity to really make an impact on the business and a strong focus on building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, a self-starter and someone who has strong communication skills. In return, our client offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, international business with the prospects a great career development.
The further development of the Accounting, Reporting & Controlling processes;
Business partner for sales and marketing stakeholders across the business
Report quarterly and annual closings;
Drafting financial reports for internal and external parties;
Implementation of new IFRS standards within the organisation;
Support in corporate finance activities.
Fluent in English and French would be advantageous
Have at least 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably gained at a Big Four firm and have a ACCA/CPA/RA
Have extensive experience with financial reporting processes within a fast growing organization;
Well aware of relevant developments within your field of expertise (especially IFRS) and able to translate these developments into the processes within the organization and make them understandable for non-financial people;
Stress resistant and used to working with tight deadlines;
Accurate and critical, quality-oriented, and have good communication and analytical skills.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Hannah.email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Our client, a leading European pharmaceutical business are looking for an accomplished fluent German Speaking GL Accountant, to join their growing team in Amsterdam. They are a European specialist pharmaceutical company that has been bringing transformative medicines to patients for over a century.
German Speaking GL Accountant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The General Ledger Accountant will work collaboratively within a team to carry out monthly/annual closing activities, as well as assisting reporting, Statutory Accounting and external compliance. The role reports to the Finance Manager with an opportunity work with a multitude of stakeholders across the business.
Ensuring accuracy and completeness of monthly, quarterly and year-end closing
Provide local VAT reporting within the required deadlines and assist with corporate tax declarations
Contribute towards process improvement initiatives within the department
Prepare and analyse monthly consolidated figures for multiple entities
Participate in accounting reviews and liaise with senior stakeholders
At least 2 years' finance experience
Good level or German and fluent English speaking
Educated to Degree level in Finance or Accountancy
Excellent interpersonal skills along with an ability to effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders
Strong Excel knowledge
Excellent English language skills
If you are interested in applying for this German Speaking GL Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Hanah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102.
Our client, a multinational business, are looking to bring on an ambitious Junior Accountant to join their growing Finance team within their Amsterdam Office.
Junior Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Supporting in the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual reports
Assisting with the preparation of journals for month end
Combining and managing data from multiple sources
Managing of the filing and administration of reports in a timely and accurate manner
Working closely in a cross departmental team environment
Performing general financial administration on a daily basis
Academic Qualifications and Systems Knowledge Requirements:
Undergraduate degree or diploma in Business or Finance is a minimum requirement.
At least 1 years of progressive experience in a related job with an emphasis on accounts payable, month-end closing and reporting to senior managers
Must possess an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, and strong experience with Excel
VBA or Pivot Table experience is advantageous
Must have experience with reporting using IFRS and Dutch GAAP
Must have a real ‘can do’ attitude combined with strong analytical skills
Fluency with Dutch and English is essential
If you are interested in applying for this Junior Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to Polly.email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Polly Stafford in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is an international manufacturing business from Pharmaceutical/Bio-Medical industry, specialising in improving and maintaining life.
We are currently recruiting on their behalf for the Financial Analyst role to join their team in their office in Amsterdam area. Main tasks will be maintaining, reviewing, reporting and analysing of sales, inventory, intercompany profit, production and product cost data in supporting the monthly accounting close and management cycles.
Financial Analyst, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The main responsibilities for the Financial Analyst will include:
Building relations with different managers around the business to be able to perform month-end activity and ensuring that executed data are correct;
Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules;
Control, analyse and report production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners by providing high level commentary and provided estimates for recurring events to major stakeholders;
Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close
Analyse consolidated costs and intercompany profit differences
Analyse and resolve in-transit inventory in a timely manner
Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency;
The ideal candidate will have:
Fluency in written and spoken English & Japanese is mandatory
A Bachelor’s degree in finance combined with 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role
Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other
US GAAP exposure
Improvement mindset; knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma would be advantageous
Willingness to take on responsibility
Goal-orientated; capable of making decisions; show initiative and be adaptive; open to change
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Customer-orientated; organized with good analytical skills; flexible in work hours
Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally
The company offers an opportunity to work in rewarding working environment with strong potential for future career development in the finance department.
If you are interested in applying for this Financial Analyst role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is an ambitious pioneer in the technology sector, operating on an international scale. With their technical expertise, they drive innovation to offer cutting edge, environmentally-aware products and services in a dynamic marketplace.
EMEA Tax Manager, Noord Holland, The Netherlands
We are currently recruiting a Tax Manager to join their tax function; a unique opportunity to join a growing business in a pivotal role focusing on the EMEA region.
This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious candidate with 5+ years’ experience who has a hands on approach and can act as tax business partner to add value to the company regarding EMEA tax compliance and reporting.
Your duties will include although will not be limited to:
Coordinating corporate income tax and other non-VAT compliance processes
Managing tax processes for the statutory financial statements
Forecasting and budgeting of cash taxes
Assisting in quarterly US GAAP tax reporting processes
Coordinating tax payments and assisting with tax audits in the region
Driving process improvement and automation initiatives
Engaging with internal and external stakeholders – 3rd party providers, auditors and local tax authorities
Actively reviewing processes and procedures to ensure best practice
Working with peers and management to achieve objectives
Support ad hoc projects as required
Degree in tax/fiscal economics or similar
At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant position in a multinational business
Previous experience working across multiple countries in the EMEA region
Fluent in English
Able to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization and build relationships
A self-starter accustomed to multitasking and prioritizing their work in a dynamic environment
A keen eye for detail and planning and problem solving skills
Willingness to travel occasionally
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Manager Global FP&A role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation, please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.