Senior Accountant | Dutch and English

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  • Contact:

    Sylvia Lubak

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-24204

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently seeking an Accountant with good experience working according to Dutch GAAP and IFRS as well as familiar with Dutch fiscal laws.

You will join a Finance team of 6 members servicing approx. 30 entities. The Finance team is currently using Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Process the day to day financial accounting and transaction processing
  • Prepare and record asset, liabilities, revenue, and expenses entries
  • Issue revenue and service related invoices
  • Define accruals and provisions and monitoring of these
  • Prepare VAT and support CIT filings
  • Review and process HR related transactions
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
  • Review all inter-company transactions and generate invoices as necessary
  • Summarise financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements
  • Execute month end and year end closing process
  • Run the accounts payable and accounts receivable administration and initialize payments for the Dutch based entities
  • Review and analyse of bookkeeping ledgers
  • Assist in execution of timely and accurate management reporting based on local and group instructions
  • Participate in local finance projects
  • Liaise with our Finance Manager and Controllers to improve financial procedures
  • Coach the junior accountant


  • A candidate with minimum bachelor’s degree in accounting/business administration or equivalent qualification
  • Preferably 5 years of experience in accounting & controlling, preferably in an international environment
  • Good general bookkeeping skills
  • A self-starter with very good work organisational and project management skills and able to multitask
  • Able to prioritise work and meet deadline
  • Hands-on/proactive approach
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Energetic and willing to learn
  • Business fluent in Dutch & English (oral & written)
  • Familiar with MS Office and skilled on MS Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX would be a plus

What do we offer:

  • a very competitive basic salary
  • 30 holidays
  • Travel expenses reimbursed (km or public)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health insurance discount
  • Nice canteen with good discounted prices 
  • Professional and friendly team to work with