In this roll you will be the righthand of the manager and have a getting things done mentality. You are communicative strong and are a strong accounting professional with clear understanding of accounting process such as general ledger, bookings and reconciliations and good comprehension of coherence between P&L - and balance sheet items.
Our client is a subsidiary of a large Dutch bank and active in the field of business financing, asset leasing, accounts receivable financing, stock financing and credit management. They are active in 4 European countries (England, Germany, France and the Netherlands) and have the ambition to further expand their position abroad. They are looking for a new colleague who would like to play a big part/role in the further development of the accounting department to further growth. For our customer we are looking for a:
The P2P & General Accounting department processes the daily flow of financial items such as lease invoices, cost invoices, payments and receipts. Some of the work is still taking place in the foreign offices, but the objective is that all financial accounting will be centralized in the Netherlands within a year from now. As a Senior Accounting Professional you will work on improvement of the accounting processes and internal controls. You will participate in projects and will perform checks and balances and make reconciliations with sub-ledgers. You also play an important role in coaching your colleague Accounting Professionals to make the correct bookings and reconciliations.
In this role you also have an active contribution in drawing up or improving various guidelines within the P2P & GA department with the aim of improving the processes and the month-end closing. You are actively involved in the month-end closing where it is important to monitor the timelines. The organization uses an internal control environment in which it is important that the key controls are maintained. It is also important that the work instructions (SOPs) are up to date and that the End User Designed Applications (EUDAs) are used in a controlled manner. In the role of Senior Accounting Professional you make an important contribution to maintaining this internal control environment. Within the Finance Department, various projects are being carried out, such as the migration to one general ledger in SAP. You participate in the implementation of this ledger and the corresponding adjustments in the accounting processes and internal guidelines.
Team: The P2P & General Accounting department is part of the Accounting, Treasury & Tax team and is an English speaking team of approximately 25 colleagues. Some of the keywords that apply to the team are teamwork, challenge, self-development, and self-direction. As a team they are working hard to become a future-proof Finance department. The aim is to get one step better every day. They works closely with other departments such as Sales, Contracting, Administration Services and IT. Important for all employees is a customer-oriented attitude in which we arrange financial matters for our customers as quickly and efficiently as possible, supported by the right systems.
You will work closely with colleagues in all the department so you need to have social communicative skills. You have to participate actively in work meetings, maintain good relations with other colleagues and inform your manager of the results an progress of the work.
- You have at least a Master's degree in Accounting & Control
- Approx. 5 till 7 years of relevant work experience within accounting, including:
1. Deep understanding of accounting processes such as general ledger
2. Hands-on experience with bookings (journal entries) and reconciliations
3. Good comprehension of coherence between P&L-items and Balance Sheet items
- High sense of responsibility, ensuring that tasks are completed, ensuring that incidents are resolved.
- Affinity with and experience in guiding (junior) finance professionals
- Experience with internal control guidelines and compliance requirements
- Knowledge of and quickly confident with accounting systems (preferably SAP).
- You speak fluently English, knowledge of Dutch, German and - or French is an advantage
The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally. You will get the opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness. Your will get a very comprehensive salary package based on a 36-hour workweek furthermore you will get a supplementary benefit budget which you can spend on additional fringe benefits. You get a personal development budget per year as well. An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function and a very solid pension plan
50,000 - 72,000 /jaar