Senior Accountant SG&A | Altum Consulting

Senior Accountant SG&A

location: Amsterdam, North Holland

practice area: accountancy-and-finance

job type: permanent

salary: €60,000.00 - €70,000.00 per annum bonus & benefits

сonsultant: Erin Wilson

date posted: 07/12/2023

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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT SG&A - AMSTERDAM

Altum Consulting are partnering again with our fantastic client who is a globally recognised brand within the Retail sector in their search for an ambitious, driven and eager Senior Accountant to work within their SG&A division.

The business has achieved it\'s success through ground-breaking product innovation, creative marketing campaigns and collaborative partnerships with high calibre ambassadors.

Located in their European HQ in Amsterdam, is a high performing finance division cover the European markets. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager Accounting and working in a collaborative team of 8 employees, this role will be overseeing all financial activities within the SG&A division and has 1 indirect report.

Role & Responsibilities;-

  • Contribute to accurate and timely processing of various accounting functions for the European BV and various subsidiaries
  • Developing and maintaining robust accounting controls and processes
  • Preparation of compliance filings
  • Booking of journal entries
  • Reconciliation and review of key account balances
  • Perform month and year-end closing procedures within the SG&A business unit
  • Have ownership of the bookkeeping
  • Review all financial information
  • Prepare & post journal entries
  • Create accurate variance analysis and transactional research
  • Manage the general ledger entries and accruals for 10 legal entities and ensure accuracy of the financials
  • Ensure accurate technical accounting under local and US GAAP
  • Review and supervise the work performed by the Junior Accountant
  • Support internal and external audits procedures
  • Participate in tax audits
  • Ensure compliance with key internal controls and identify & implement any controls or new processes required for system improvements
  • Support the wider corporate team with any improvement projects where required and work closely with other internal teams such as FP&A

Education & Experience:-

  • Educated with a Bachelor or Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent
  • 4 years professional experience working in an accounting role within an international organisation
  • Ideally have experience working within the Retail or Consumer sector
  • Strong technical accounting skills with good knowledge of GL accounting
  • Understanding of US GAAP and other accounting principals
  • Confident user of SAP and Excel - working with large and complex data sets
  • Ability to supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight reporting deadlines
  • Fluency in English is essential. Any other European languages is beneficial

This is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated, focused and driven individual who is looking to join a high-performing and international Finance team with achievable growth opportunities.

Our client is committed to their company values and strives to implement them in day-to-day work creating unity, collaboration and innovation within the work place.

To apply for this fantastic role, please click the link and send an updated resume.


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