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General Ledger Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR0.01 - EUR0.01
Date added
27 September, 2019

Job Description

General Ledger Accountant

Amsterdam, Noord Holland


Our client is an international business offering critical solutions to industry; maximizing research and technology to make a positive impact on society. With their technical expertise and strategic collaborations, they are driving change and innovation in their field.


We are currently recruiting a General Ledger Accountant to join their centralised finance function reporting to the Finance Manager; working as part of a small, key team in this global business.


This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 2+ years' experience either in Big4 looking to transition into their first role in industry or already in industry, with SOX experience who has a hands on approach and can act as business partner to add value to the group.


Your duties will include although will not be limited to:

  • Assisting with the month, quarter and year-end closing process
  • Providing analysis of balance sheet, P&L and accruals
  • Preparing financial statements and compiling annual accounts
  • Preparing and assisting with external financial audits
  • Assisting with monthly VAT returns
  • Driving process improvement initiatives to ensure best practice
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting ad hoc activities and projects within the finance function



  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • An audit background in the Big4 would be preferred
  • At least 2 years' relevant work experience
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • A keen eye for detail with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility


If you are interested in applying for this General Ledger Accountant role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.