Staff / Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Contact:

    Meihan Liu

  • Job ref:

    JN -042021-25997

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-03

Would you like to work for a company that believes people are its greatest asset?

Our client, one of the largest real estate investment trust companies globally, is looking for a Junior Accountant / Accountant to join their International team here in Amsterdam.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform monthly cash/escrow account reconciliations
  • Prepare complex accounting transactions (including but not limited to acquisitions, dispositions, refinancing, build to suit) and prepare related journal entries and reporting files.
  • Coordinate with third-party financial statement providers; review and analyze provided financial statements; and journalize to Company books and records.
  • Reconcile between third-party financial statements and Company’s books and records.
  • Analyze intercompany and related-party transactions, perform supporting reconciliations, and book complex intercompany journal entries.
  • Prepare detailed balance sheet analyses and income statement variance and fluctuation analyses in connection with closing packages.
  • Monitoring local GAAP or IFRS financial statement preparation and related statutory audits.
  • Create and manage ad hoc reporting requests from Asset Management, Treasury and Management.
  • Working closely with Corporate Finance, Tax, Treasury and Asset Management departments on forecast and related actual to budget analysis.
  • Working closely with property managers on negotiation of lease renewal and amendments.
  • Assist in various areas within the Accounting department
  • Participate in ongoing process improvement projects.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant education in Accounting, Business Economics or Finance (CA, ACCA, Bsc or Msc).
  • Experience in a similar position, preferably in an international environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, in English.
  • An energetic, “can do and will do” approach.
  • Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work with detail, without losing sight of the business relevance.
  • Hard working and willing to put in effort and time.

What do they offer:

  • A direct contract for a year, to begin with, but this is a long-term opportunity
  • A professional, international work environment
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance contribution
  • Discretional performance bonus
  • 25 days of holidays