Senior Financial Accountant - EMEA - Newly Created Role

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-27

​Altum Consulting are supporting our client, a US listed global leader in their niche field of sustainability, in their search for an experienced and ambitious Senior Financial Accountant.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Finance & Accounting, you will be working in a newly created role and department which has recently been centralised in the companies European HQ located in Amsterdam.

As Senior Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for;-

  • Finance and accounting activities for the European entities

  • Financial reporting and closing activities on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Accounting treatments for a number of specific products relating to Leasing

  • Producing financial statements for local entities

  • Supporting the audit process and ensure that all work is compliant with local GAAP and SOX controls

  • Working to resolve any accounting issues that arise across the organisation

  • Partnering with internal stakeholders in IT to ensure a smooth work flow between external & internal ledgers

  • Supporting the team with implementing and driving efficiencies and and improvements

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a formal accountancy qualification

  • 5 years professional work experience within a similar accounting function

  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP reporting

  • Ideally worked within a multinational, matrixed organisation

  • Strong communication skills;- fluency in the English language is essential

  • Can work collaboratively and is able to take initiative and make quick decisions

  • Comfortable working within a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Entrepreneurial mind-set

  • Strong IT skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is highly driven and willing to take on a newly created role and shape it into a successful position within the business.

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