Our client is a fast paced multinational business in consumer goods sector with very ambitious growth plans and an excellent reputation across the globe.
Financial Accountant (fluent in Dutch), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
They are currently looking to hire an Accountant to be based in central Amsterdam and to look after the Benelux markets.
The position reports to the Benelux Finance Manager.
The responsibilities will include:
. Prepare monthly/quarterly financial reporting including P&L, B/S and cash flow statements, and support Tax with Local GAAP reporting
. Drive process improvements and simplification in the area of accounting and reporting
. Research and document any new accounting issues that may arise in the country
. Strongly involved in support internal and external audit efforts
. Ensure compliance with the company's Standard Practice Instructions, Sarbanes Oxley internal controls, and FCPA. Ensures that financial and IT SOX documentation in maintained in a current manner. Coordinates and supports internal/external audits
. Ensure compliance with the reporting requirements
. Ensure financial records & systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
. Analyze financial statements to pinpoint potential weak areas and develop solutions
. Reconcile bank accounts
. Support preparation of tax filings
. Support preparation of monthly/quarterly forecast package
. A Master degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent
. Minimum of 6 years of accounting
. Fluency in Dutch and English (ideally French)
. MS Office (good Excel skills) and SAP ERP experience is required
. Accuracy and ability to work with data
. Deep knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including US and Local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in a manufacturing and/or consumer goods environment
. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems and experience streamlining reporting for more efficient and effective results
. Previous experience in FMCG industry will be highly advantageous
. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections In return my client offers an opportunity to work for a very dynamic and ambitious organization highly investing in innovation and product development.
Excellent career development opportunities will be provided for a successful candidate.