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About the job
For an international company in Amsterdam we are looking for a General Ledger Accountant. This position is responsible for handling various accounting and reporting matters in support of the company's international businesses, with a focus on account reconciliation.
Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to
- Performs daily open item clearing;
- Performs journal entries, reporting analysis and prepares documentation to support journal entries and reconciliations;
- Completes monthly/quarterly/annual reconciliations in the Reconciliation tool, including Balance Sheet accounts, Inter-company confirmations, Fixed Assets, Payroll;
- Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and Annual closing of your entities;
- Reporting and analysis - balance and non by title P&L review;
- Support to Annual statutory accounts and Audit process;
- Statistic and adhoc Reports required for the different territories;
- Special projects and other duties as requested and assigned by management.
- Recognized degree in accounting/finance;
- Minimum of 4 to 5 years work experience providing accounting support to a global organization;
- Knowledge of financial analysis, US GAAP, IFRS;
- Proficiency with SAP Financials and Microsoft Excel advanced;
- Proficiency in accounting for intangible assets, and Fixed Assets, including recognition criteria, value considerations, and rules surrounding amortization;
- Proficiency in accounting for employee benefits and payroll for a global organization;
- Proficiency in other income and expense recognition, including interest income and expense;
- Understanding of appropriate reconciliation processes, and required supporting documentation (3rd party documentation, internal vs external system documentation, etc.);
- Must have excellent English written & oral communication and inter-personal skills;
- Ability to work collaboratively and effectively communicate with business unit-specific accounting teams;
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines for complete tasks / assignments;
- Strong analytical skills;
- Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and opportunities for improvement, propose resolutions and implement solutions;
- Ability to work under great pressure;
- Proven ability to perform detailed research and to provide solution driven results.