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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      December 18,2021
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    Financial Accountant

    Sympower is an international clean tech scale-up with offices in 5 different countries and 24 different nationalities. Sympower was founded in 2015, driven by the mission of shaping an intelligent and green power system via advanced flexibility software solutions that enhance the value of energy assets. Sympower is growing fast and has been recognised as one of the eleven scale-ups selected for the Techleap Rise programme, featuring tech scale-ups which are contributing to flatten the climate curve. Our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact and acting responsibly with our environment. Learn more about us in this video!


    We are looking for a talented Financial Accountant to join Sympower's Finance team where you will be involved in a broad range of activities across several different countries.


    As our organisation is growing rapidly (currently 80+ people - expected to double in the next 12-18 months) we need to further professionalise our finance department. The next major steps are to bring financial processes in-house, to go live in our new accounting / ERP platform (NetSuite) and to further grow the finance team. We have a relatively small finance team, so you will be involved in a broad range of accounting activities across different countries.


    Let's build the future of energy systems together!


    What you’ll do


    • Manage accounting activities, and help to shape and organise our accounting team
    • Responsible for daily financial transactions, bookkeeping activities and financial reporting
    • Become our internal NetSuite champion and help to implement changes and optimise this platform
    • Support and monitor local accountants in each of our countries; cooperate on bringing bookkeeping activities in-house
    • Monitor accuracy and completeness of monthly group financial statements and ensure that these statements comply with relevant GAAP and other regulatory requirements
    • Prepare accounts and tax returns (in cooperation with local specialists)
    • Manage annual report and audit processes
    • Continuously define process updates to ensure that the finance team becomes more efficient and adds value to the entire organization
    • Ad-hoc analysis for management

    Requirements


    • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Finance/Business/Economics or similar
    • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
    • Eager to learn, hands-on and proactive mentality
    • Highly organised team player with a keen eye for detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Good understanding of Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and NetSuite, or similar accounting platform
    • Able to work from our Amsterdam office at least 3-4 days per week
    • Availability to work on a full time basis

    Benefits


    • Impactful work - you have the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change
    • Mission-driven team, supported by a group of leading impact investors and VCs
    • Flexible working hours and remote work
    • Motivational base pay and opportunity to join our Employee Participation Plan
    • International and fast-paced environment
    • Team get-togethers multiple times per year in different countries
    • Office in the centre of Amsterdam

    Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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    Application deadline: January 2nd, 2022


    For questions about this vacancy, please contact manuel.saomartinho@sympower.net


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