Senior Financial Accountant - Europe

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-16

Altum Consulting are currently working with one of our most prestigious clients, a US listed multi-national and matrixed organisation who manufacture life saving medical devices. Our client is based in Amsterdam and we are supporting their in search for an experienced Senior Financial Accountant to join their European Head office to be a part of hugely successful and international finance team. 

 

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

  • Completing all activities related to the financial close on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis for European entities
  • Ensuring that all work is completed accurately and is compliant under company regulations  
  • Taking responsibility for the accounting and reporting of your own entities 
  • Maintaining and where needed, implementing the necessary internal controls for internal and external audit support 
  • Supporting the wider business with accurate financial information 
  • Implementing a continuous improvement mindset through improving work flows and efficiencies 
  • Working collaboratively across the Accounting team to support junior team members as well as Managers 
 
Education and Experience Requirements;-
  • Educated with an HBO/Bachelors in Accounting or similar qualification 
  • Minimum of 3 years professional work experience within a similar accounting or audit function 
  • Experience of working within an international and matrixed environment is desirable 
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SOX controls is desirable 
  • Strong Excel skills 
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels within the business 
  • Fluency in the English language - knowledge of any other European language is highly desirable 
  • Can work collaboratively amoungst their team and the wider organisation 
  • Must hold a valid work permit or EU passport 
 
This is a fantastic organisation to join for long term career development as my client strongly encourages this within the business and different business areas. In addition to a very competitive salary, my client is also offering excellent benefits such as annual bonus and travel card. 
 
To apply for this exciting position, please send an updated CV to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl