Assistant Accountant

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
Additional Information

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Corporate Solutions

Employment Type: Permanent

The role is part of the Finance team of the Corporate Solutions Netherlands Business, Division of Apex Group and reports to the Finance Manager based in Hungary.

This part time role (16-24 hours per week) within the Dutch Finance team acts as a support partner to the Financial Manager, supporting with daily finance tasks, month end reporting, business support, working capital management and assist the Finance Manager during peak demands.

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping: journal entries
  • P&L and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Control: assist with managing working capital, preparation of billing, debtors & creditors control, reviewing WIP
  • Coordinate Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable with the central teams
  • Accurate and timely month-end close, working to deadlines
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements
  • Assist with filing tax and social security returns
  • Assist with filing VAT submissions
  • Assist in payroll booking & wage tax submissions;
  • Support the business client teams
  • Provide weekly management reports to Finance Manager & Board
  • Assist in Group reporting
  • Support the Finance Manager with any additional ad hoc requirements and all requested information by set deadlines to drive the business forward
  • Preferable degree at HBO level (SPD / HEAO BE / BA / AC) or University.
  • Fluent Dutch and English knowledge (written & conversational)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with experience in developing, consolidating and maintaining finance models
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify issues and propose solutions and make decisions
  • Strong communication, influence and interpersonal skills including the ability to set up solid cross-functional partnerships
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set and results driven, with a can-do attitude and resilient in a pressurised environment
  • Organised and accurate in working methodologies. with an eye for the detail and ability to work in a cross functional stakeholder environment
  • Team worker and willing to pick up other duties to assist in a small finance team
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Attractive secondary benefits

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

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We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

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