GL Accountant | Temporary

  • Location

    Hoofddorp

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Contact:

    Sylvia Lubak

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-24234

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-19

For our client in Hoofddorp - an EMEA HQ of an innovative and growing company - we are currently seeking an experienced GL Accoutnant with payroll accounting experience. Excellent task prioritization and organizational skills are a must, as is the ability to cope with complexity in a fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and post journal entries in support of the monthly close process (Payroll, Prepaids, Accruals, Reclasses, Intercompany)
  • Take ownership of specific balance sheet accounts and perform reconciliations thereof (up to six countries in total)
  • Preparation of Statutory Financial Statements
  • Participation in audits
  • Assist with accounting matters within the department and with other departments
  • Ensure compliance with Company accounting policies and the application of generally acceptable accounting principles
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited procedures currently exist
  • Complete and maintain process documentation to ensure SOX compliance
  • Assist with continuous process improvements and development of automated systems.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 to 5 years work experience in a GL function
  • US GAAP knowledge
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, especially Excel
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude with great interpersonal skills and the interest and drive to work outside of silos.

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency in reading and speaking Russian is a plus
  • A working knowledge of Oracle is a plus