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Senior Accountant

Job ID: 4158852003

  |   Location: Netherlands

  |   Department: Accounting

Reports to Financial Reporting Manager

The purpose of this position is to assist with the routine day-to-day accounting and administration of a variety of corporate entities and fund structures under the direction of a Financial Reporting Manager.

Key responsibilities:            

  • Be responsible of all accounting aspects including bookkeeping, interim and annual accounts preparation in accordance with Dutch GAAP and/or IFRS, reconciliation, depreciation and amortization of fixed assets, any ad-hoc reporting for a portfolio of corporate entities and fund structures (including Real Estate)
  • Liaise with clients and other external parties such as accountants, tax advisors and financial institutions where necessary  
  • Be responsible of the relationship with our clients and business partners from an accounting perspective, and work closely with our (Senior) Legal Administrators 
  • Guidance of audit and consolidation procedures in accordance with Dutch GAAP and/or IFRS 
  • Assist our Head of Accounting in reviewing and authorising procedures 
  • Take care of invoices settlement, including review and/or authorization of payments within the appropriate banking systems 
  • Be responsible of filing statutory annual accounts, corporate income tax and VAT returns on a timely manner 
  • Dutch Central Bank reporting and/or reporting to other financial regulators 
  • Guide, train and develop Junior Accountants and Corporate Accountants 
  • Prepare and reconcile periodic direct and indirect tax returns 
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff 
  • Undertake routine office and clerical tasks where necessary 
  • Maintain accurate client records within Viewpoint, eFront, Yardi and other internal systems

Skills, knowledge, expertise:                             

  • Relevant degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance (Bachelor or Master degree) 
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in Accounting and/or Control in an international environment in a Corporate Services / Fund Services / Real Estate organization, Audit Firm or similar experience
  • Broad knowledge of Dutch GAAP and/or IFRS 
  • Good knowledge of financial management (accounting, reporting, tax, corporate governance, etc.) 
  • Strong communication skills in English (Dutch is an advantage) 
  • Team player and Client services mindset 
  • Critical, Hands-On, Eye for detail and willing to walk the extra mile 
  • A can-do-mentality with a problem-solving mentality and a helicopter view 
  • Sound technical knowledge (relevant in-house training to be provided through the Aztec Academy) 
  • Computer literacy skills are essential 

We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also for professional qualifications to enhance both your professional development and ability to provide sound administration services. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients are at the heart of what we do.

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