Chief Accountant | Altum Consulting

Chief Accountant

location: Amsterdam, North Holland

practice area: accountancy-and-finance

job type: permanent

salary: €60,000.00 - €70,000.00 per annum pension and benefits

сonsultant: Erin Wilson

date posted: 22/02/2024

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Altum Consulting are excited to be partnering with a brand new client to support their search for a Chief Accountant.

Our client is an international business within the premium, luxury Travel industry. Operating all over the world, the company offers trips to some highly sought after exotic and remote locations.

Within their Amsterdam office, our client is looking to hire a Chief Accountant who will lead all financial and administrative activities for the Dutch entities. You will have 1 direct report and report into the MD of The Netherlands.

Roles & Responsibilities;-

  • Ownership of the financial administration with the objective of achieving correct financial reporting and accurate internal control framework that is delivered in a timely manner
  • Leading, coaching and developing 1 direct report
  • Work closely with the Finance Director in the HQ to produce accurate budgets and forecasts for The Netherlands
  • Liaise with the Corporate Finance team based in their HQ as well as other local finance departments internationally
  • Monitor and improve procedures and processes to mitigate risks in Internal Controls
  • Draft and review monthly reporting as part of the monthly financial closing process
  • Responsible for the preparation of audit documentation for the external auditor
  • Reporting AR balances and aged debtors
  • Oversee the Payroll activities for circa 20 staff members
  • Work with local Tax authorities to complete accurate tax and VAT filings

Education & Experience:-

  • Educated with a Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Controlling or equivalent
  • 4 years of professional accounting experience in an international business
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is essential
  • Sound knowledge of Dutch tax, payroll and accounting
  • Strong IT skills and a confident user of Excel
  • Proven experience mentoring, supervising or coaching junior members
  • Can be proactive and communicate cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders to resolve any queries or issues

What our client offers;-

  • The opportunity to work for a premium and luxurious travel company with travel benefits included
  • Career development opportunities locally and abroad
  • Very flexible, hybrid working options as well the opportunity to work remotely from abroad
  • The chance to work in a fun and collaborative team and environment
  • Competitive salary great company benefits
  • Indefinite contract immediately

I look forward to receiving your application!

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