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Senior Accountant with German or French language skills

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR50000 - EUR55000
Date added
31 January, 2020

Job Description

Our client is one of the world's leading specialised manufacturing companies seeking a Senior Accountant with German or French language skills. The company offers a diverse array of innovative technologies, products and services to improve the day-to-day lives of people all over the globe. The company also prides itself on having been voted as one of the 100 best companies to work for, within the last few years.


Senior Accountant with German or French language skills, Amsterdam, Noord Holland


This internationally-renowned business is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team in their Amsterdam office.

 The successful candidate will be tasked with maintaining high standards of accuracy and efficiency with regards to reporting and documenting accounts. Moreover, you will be expected to ensure the reliability and integrity of the company's records and books, as well as assisting other functions within the business in order to achieve cost reductions and economies of scale.


 The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and thrive in a collaborative environment. Our client is especially interested in an individual with strong accounting skills and effective time management skills teamed with unquestionable professional integrity. In return our client offers an opportunity to work in a growing, successful organisation as well as great career development opportunities.


Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Leading the month-end closing, forecasting and budgeting as well as reporting process
  • Ensuring all transactions and internal processes are in compliance with US, local GAAP and SOx
  • Reconciling and documenting accounts accurately and efficiently
  • Assisting with the preparation of the Foreign Exchange Exposure Report

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Degree in Accounting, financial qualification will be a plus
  • Fluency in German or French and English
  • Min. 3 years work experience in a similar field
  • Familiar with US Gaap, SOX
  • Experience with Windows Excel, Oracle and Hyperion (preferable)
  • The ability to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and a proactive nature


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Accountant with German language skills role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Hannah Mallia in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.