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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 11,2022
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    Financial Accountant

    Who we are

    A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. The special object you’ve been searching for, or a new and unexpected interest you never thought you’d have: the more you look, the more you’ll find. And at Catawiki, there’s always more to the story. Every day sellers submit thousands of objects to sell on Catawiki. Our 240+ in-house experts review and select only the best to auction.

    Our mission is to connect passionate enthusiasts with the objects that tell their stories. As Europe’s fastest growing online auction platform, we help over 10 million people discover new treasures every month. This means we are continually growing and always on the lookout for new talent!

    Born and raised in The Netherlands, we started in 2008 and have since grown to over 750 Catawikians, working across 7 international offices, while maintaining our start-up mentality every step of the way. In December 2020 we received a new €150m investment round led by Permira and are excited to be growing our team and business further across the world.

    About the role

    Catawiki is a young, fast growing international company. We are currently looking for a Financial Accountant to join our Catawiki Finance team in Assen. You will be working in a team of two financial employees, reporting directly to the Finance Manager. The goal of the finance team in Assen is to lay the foundation for timely and reliable management information so that the right decisions can be made by the Management Team.

    What you’ll do

    In this role, your primary responsibilities will be:
    • Manage the correct and complete processing of supplier invoices, bank transactions, salary journals and accounting entries for the parent company and foreign subsidiaries;
    • Reconciliation of the Catawiki platform with the financial system (Workday);
    • Organise and actively contribute in the monthly closing process;
    • Preparing and paying supplier invoices + expenses;
    • Ensuring all general ledger balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a periodic basis;
    • Reconciliation of the administration of the foreign entities with our own administration;
    • Assisting and supporting in preparing (ad-hoc) business cases.
    What you’ll bring

    Are you a strong analytical and accurate financial who loves to work in a very dynamic, ever changing and challenging environment with great opportunities? We are looking for someone with the following Skills and Experience:

    • At least 2-3 years hands-on experience in financial accounting, preferably in e-commerce or online business;
    • (Strong) knowledge of Excel/Sheets and SQL is preferred;
    • Knowledge of VAT, BUA and WKR legislation is also preferred;
    • Relevant educational background (MBO+ / HBO);
    • A structured, organised approach and a positive attitude;
    • Willing to travel between the two offices in Assen and Amsterdam occasionally;
    • Strong communication skills in Dutch and English.
    Here’s what we can offer you

    This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 500+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:

    • Working with a top notch team a complex dynamic environment; you will learn a lot!
    • A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities.
    • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.
    • Tailor-made trainings to facilitate your personal and professional growth
    • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
    • Work from home office set-up to make sure you have all you need in an ergonomically-friendly manner.
    • Stock Options: All Catawikians are granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service.
    And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.


    Catawiki is committed to building a diverse company and diverse teams. That includes everyone, no matter your age, ability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. We welcome applications from underserved and underrepresented communities. If you’ve got a story to tell, come and join us.

    Working and hiring remotely

    When it is safe to do so, Catawiki will implement a hybrid work policy where employees in the Netherlands will work from the office 1-2 times per week and from home for the rest.

    Most of our Sales and Expert positions for local markets are 100% remote, which means that you will be working from home in the country you are based.


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