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General Ledger Accountant

JC - AEAP-283334
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
4 February, 2020

Job Description

Opportunity for an experienced General Ledger Accountant to join our client in the Amsterdam area. Become part of an international environment and an inspiring brand!



General Ledger Accountant, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 


This US owned business is at an exciting stage of transition and development and consequently has an opportunity available to join its centralised finance function, in a role located at its modern headquarters, within a multifaceted team. As part of a large finance function, the successful applicant will have exposure to excellent progression opportunities.



  • Build good relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business – liaise between SSC and headquarters
  • Manage the month end close process ensuring compliance with internal policies and US GAAP
  • Timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Preparation and explanation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of statutory accounts under Dutch GAAP and support the year end accounting process

Ideal profile:

  • Minimum degree qualified in Accounting/Business – ideally coupled with a recognised accounting qualification
  • 2 – 5+ years’ experience in General Ledger or Financial Accounting
  • Understanding (and hands-on exposure ideally) of SAP, HFM and Microsoft Office
  • Strong communications – good descriptive skills and ability to challenge appropriately where necessary
  • Self-motivated, focused and able to prioritise workload
  • 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 or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.