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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      August 11,2021
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    General Ledger Accountant

    Are you currently working as a General Ledger Accountant or Assistant Controller and do you want to make a step to a world wide operating multinational? Are you in possession of a Bachelor of Finance/Accounting with a minimum of 2 years experience? Are you strong in accounting and interested in improving the internal finance processes? Do you have experience in reporting in GAAP, Sox or IFRS, or would you like to learn and develop it? Then you are the GL Accountant I am looking for!

    This internationally operating organization in Utrecht is currently recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant for multiple entities. Within this position you will be responsible for the controls and reporting of the accounts in northern and western Europe. Together with your colleagues at Accounts Payable you ensure that the accounts are correct and you will be responsible for the reporting thereof.

    Tasks and responsibilities

    • Day to day finance and accounts operations: ensure financial accounting of our sales companies in line with tax, legal and internal procedures
    • Assist and support with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting
    • Prepare local GAAP reporting
    • Process expense statements
    • Encoding of incoming invoices
    • Intercompany recharging and reconciliation between several European entities
    • Reconcile and prepare balance specifications
    • Prepare memo and of journal entries
    • Support and prepare invoice accrual, prepayments, fixed assets with the Senior General Ledger Accountant at month ends
    • Provide assistance and support to other team members and to other departments for accounting related matters
    • Work closely together with the Senior General Ledger Accountant

    Skills and education

    • Business Administration or comparable degree in accounting or economics at least (MBO4+ level)
    • Minimal 2 to 3 years of working experience
    • Experience in a Shared Service Center is a pre
    • Experience in working in a complex international sales organization
    • Thorough knowledge of financial accounting, reporting and relevant fiscal legislation
    • Experience with ERP systems, preferably JDE
    • Fluent Dutch and English language skills (oral and written)
    • Good communication skills and a proactive and can-do attitude


    • Annual salary of €38K - €52K gross
    • 25 vacation days
    • 13 ATV days
    • 8% bonus paid in January
    • Personal development
    • Working in a green environment in Utrecht

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