Senior Accountant (MR-34032589)

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Finance
Job Type: Contract
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For one of our international partners I am looking for a Senior Accountant. Are you analytical, accurate, flexible and initiative? Then you might be the person I am looking for!

Senior Accountant

Location: Amsterdam

Contract: Full-time (40h);

Languages: English

Contract: 6 months

Starting date: asap

Where will you work?

You will work within an international company at their HQ in Amsterdam.

What you will be doing as a senior accountant:

Senior Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to control the organization's financial resources, and be accountable that it complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements in line with US GAAP. The role will have ownership for a specific scope ( multiple country ledger or a corporate responsibility). It will coach and develop accountants and support new hires with their onboarding.


  • Be responsible for reconciling accounts, post journal entries, and maintain a complete and accurate general ledger in accordance with accounting principles and reporting schedules so that the organization has a full and accurate statement of its financial position.
  • Analyze, compile and verify financial information and create financial reports and accounting statements so that the extended leadership team has accurate and timely information for making financial decisions. These reports may include profit and loss statements, balance sheets, depreciation statements, cash flow, debtor and creditor lists, repayment schedules, regulatory reports and filings
  • Be the subject matter expert of technical accounting to advise within one's area of expertise to functional or operational areas & managers to help them develop revenue and expense budgets, understand financial reports, and manage their financial responsibilities.
  • Be responsible for the monthly (quarterly, annual) closing processes of the ledger, including preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayment, payroll & intercompany transactions, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, detailed supporting analysis and relevant documentation, balance sheets and perform profit and loss review of various legal entities during the closing procedures Proactively support in covering all compliance requirements, i.e. Sox, tax, statutory and statistical filings and audits, highlight issues and recommend process improvements where possible Support internal & external audits and inquiries Support timely tax registration, legal entity set-up/change and treasury arrangements etc. together with the specific department
  • Be responsible for a specific scope, for example a multiple country ledger or a corporate responsibility (i.e. supplier invoices) Be responsible for complex accounts, e.g. revenue, cost of sales, accruals, prepayment, payroll- and intercompany transactions Ensure mastering of systems and processes are complete, responsible for ledgers involving multiple countries and / or stakeholders.
  • Mentor and coach Accountants with their onboarding and continuous development

What does the profile of senior accountant look like?

Your profile:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance degree and/or Specialized Certification, such as CIMA, ACCA, CRA or CPA
  • Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Applications and ERP
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills


If you are interested in this role please apply via the website or contact Katarzyna Beller-Wajer via k.wajer(a) We always strive to respond to all applications within 5 working days. Sometimes due to the number of responses we cannot. If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.

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