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, 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.email@example.com 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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
On behalf of our client, an innovative and dynamic European Real Estate company, we are seeking a Dutch Speaking Accounts Payable Accountant to join their rapidly growing finance team in the energetic Amsterdam office. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a challenging environment with scope for identifying and implementing a range of process improvement opportunities.
Accounts Payable Accountant (Dutch Speaking), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
This role offers an excellent opportunity to work collaboratively within an expanding close formed team. Providing professional and personal growth opportunities for ambitious individuals, who can ensure that all payments are made in a timely manner and that invoices are checked.
Keeping track of all payments and expenses including purchase orders, invoices and statements
Coordinating the processed work by verifying the bookings and comparing the system reports with the balances
Keeping of historical data
Ensuring that invoices are processed and payed timely and effectively
Being customer focused and ensuring all questions are answered from suppliers regarding financing
Fluent spoken and written Dutch and English
Minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable Experience
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Accounting or Business Administration
Experience of working in an ERP system (Yardi) would be an advantage
If you are interested in applying for this Dutch Speaking Accounts Payable Accountant Role then please register your interest by clicking apply now. Alternatively, feel free to send an up dated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential discussion please call Elliott Sayers in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Opportunity for an energetic General Ledger Accountant to join our client in the Amsterdam area, working with global stakeholders and external clients!
General Ledger Accountant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
This renowned brand is a key name in their industry and due to employee development, they have an opportunity available to join their established finance function, in a role located at offices in central Amsterdam. Surrounded by experienced colleagues, you will gain excellent exposure and mentoring alongside a hands-on role.
Build good relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business – liaise both internally and externally
Support the month end close process – processing bank statements, handling intercompany recharges and raising invoices
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations and weekly cashflow reporting
Completion of tax related forms and internal aging reports
Supporting senior colleagues on AP tasks
Minimum degree qualified in Accounting/Business
3 – 5+ years’ experience in General Ledger or Financial Accounting
Strong analytical and communication skills
Understanding (and hands-on exposure ideally) of an ERP such as SAP or Oracle
Self-motivated, focused and positive approach
English language essential, some Dutch language skills beneficial
Working to high level of quality and integrity
Our client is looking to hire the successful applicant for this role as soon as possible, so please apply immediately to ensure you don’t miss this General Ledger Accountant opportunity!
If you are interested in applying for this General Ledger Accountant 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 Elliott Sayers in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
Our client is an international ethical retail brand who are currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their dynamic team in their Amsterdam offices.
Junior Accountant Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The ideal candidate will share the ethical brand values, have a positive attitude, precise attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
In return you will be working in a dynamic, international environment with a real focus on success and development. You will also be working for a business that places a real value on their employees and the world around them. The successful candidate will play a genuine role in contributing to this growing accounting team across their European finance function.
Preparing weekly payment proposals across the European entities
Supporting daily financial administration
Processing invoices, expenses and petty cash claims
Project support across the finance function.
Reconciling and documenting accounts accurately and efficiently
Ensuring availability of reports to support month-end closing, forecasting and budgeting processes
Adhere to internal compliance procedures and external guidelines
Bachelor’s degree in accounting/Finance
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar position
Strong communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Proactive with a ‘can do’ approach
Experience with Excel, Microsoft Office and PowerBI (Preferable)
If you are interested in applying to this Junior Accountant position 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 Polly Stafford in our Amsterdam office on +32 20 808 11 02.