Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure, and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion, and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
The Finance team in EMEA support our fast growing company. As our global footprint continues to spread across the world, we are looking for an Junior Accountant General Ledger with a focus on general accounting to join our team in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
What youâll learn & achieve::
Under supervision, you will assist in general accounting work in a timely and accurate manner, in compliance with local GAAP and US GAAP. You will assist in analyzing accounts as well as preparing monthly reports, financial statements, statistical reports and tax reports. In addition, you will advise and assist internal and external customers.
You will be responsible for the following tasks:
Assist with daily GL accounting and timely reconciliation of GL accounts for several (foreign) legal entities.
Assist with month end close activities, analysis and financial reporting
Assist with Tax reporting (i.e. VAT, CIT, payroll tax)
Assist with Cashflow management
Assist with compiling annual reports and the external audit.
Identify and execute improvements to processes and the control environment
Assist with coordinating with 3rd party service providers i.e. payroll, accounts payable and receivable department
Assist with ad hoc reporting and questions from US headquarters and business owners
Participate in special (cross functional) projects.
What makes you a great fit::
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a business school
Detailed accounting knowledge. Exposure to US GAAP would be an advantage
Proficient in excel
You have excellent verbal and written English (and preferably Polish) language skills
Experience with Oracle R12 (ERP System) is a plus
You have experience with an international matrix organization would be an advantage
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong customer focus
You are self-motivated and able to work independently and in teams
Engaged and open-minded
Result oriented and eager to solve challenges
What youâll experience working at UL::
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 126 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
Competitive remuneration package with yearly bonus
Friendly environment and collaborative colleagues
2 paid days of volunteering days a year
Casual dress code
Training and Development (provided by UL University).
Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com
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