Senior Accountant - EMEA

  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €55-65k p/a + bonus

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-05

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT - EMEA ​

Altum Consulting are currently supporting our client in their search for a hands-on and experienced Senior Accountant located in Amsterdam.

Our client is one of the most well-known, US owned Sports Retail brands and this role will be working within their vibrant EMEA office acting as a crucial member of the overall and high performing EMEA finance department.

Reporting directly to the Senior Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant will be working in a broad and fast-paced accounting function covering a variety of tasks.

Role & Responsibilities;-

  • Ownership of preparing the financial statements for the European subsidiaries

  • Working closely with 3rd party teams providing updates of their work and creating a detailed review of the financial statements and schedules

  • Bookkeeping;- preparing journal entries, account reconciliation, reviewing financial information

  • Support process improve projects by providing new ideas to create efficiencies within the accounting functions

  • Variance analysis

  • Updating and maintaining the financial statements

  • Ensuring all accounts are compliant with company wide regulations and internal controls;- US GAAP and statutory reporting requirements

  • Support the business with ad-hoc issues and projects

Experience & Education;-

  • Educated with a Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar

  • 4+ years of professional experience working within a similar accounting function within a fast-paced, international environment

  • Technical understanding of statutory accounting and internal control processes such as US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley

  • Knowledge of inventory or lease accounting is highly desired

  • Previous Retail, Fashion or Consumer sector experience is preferred

  • High proficient user of Excel and accounting CRM's such as SAP

  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English both written and verbal (any other European language is an advantage)

  • Good attention to detail

  • Positive and energetic attitude with the ability to use your initiative and come up with solutions to any issues that arise

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and driven Financial Accountant who is looking to be a part of a fast-growth and successful brand.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl