For our international client (commodity trading industry) in Amsterdam we are looking for a Junior Accountant (m/f/x).
Because the client is currently experiencing rapid growth in the scale-up phase, the departments are going through structural changes, as well as process improvements and new software implementations. You will get the chance to experience this new aera of business and have an impact by making your ideas heard. We want someone who is open-minded and eager to learn, someone who can think outside the box.
You will be responsible for handling Accounts Payable and Receivable, which includes processing incoming invoices, outgoing invoices and bank statements, controlling related balances, and delivering related reports and analyses.
Your goal is taking full ownership of the AP/AR process and skilfully managing relationships with the traders, logistics and the Treasury department, as well as having contact with clients when needed.
Tasks and responsibilities of the Junior Accountant (m/f/x) in Amsterdam:
Ensuring accurate and timely registration and posting of customer and creditor invoices
Closely monitoring and following up on invoice approvals
Processing netting settlements (debtor/creditor)
Executing the invoicing, confirmation and settlement process based on service level agreements (SLA) with other Business Units
Reconciling intercompany positions
Processing bank statements
Be a main contact for AP/AR related matters (clients, logistics, treasury and front office)
Responsible for AP, stock and AR transactions for specific product lines
Preparing various AP/AR reports
Assist with execution of financial audit requests
Reconciliation of subledger and GL positions
Performing GL account specifications
Analysis of cost and margin variances
Performing bank reconciliations
Performing other ad-hoc requests (e.g. responsible for deliverables relating to an internal project)
University degree or vocational education in Accounting (Bachelor Accountancy preferred)
1-2 years' experience working in Accounts Payable & Receivable
Excellent knowledge and use of English (written and spoken)
Experience in international VAT treatment is a plus
Experience in Logistics is a plus
Experience working in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus
Skilled stakeholder manager, working well under pressure
Self-starter mentality, good at working independently
Decisive, can prioritize and effectively manages time
Proactive and illustrates a focus on continuous process improvement
High attention to detail and ability to adapt to change/flexibility