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Head of Accounting

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR110000 - EUR120000
Date added
8 June, 2020

Job Description

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.


Key Responsibilities

  • 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


Essential Requirements

  • 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 or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing  in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.