• Junior General Ledger Accountant

    Location NL-Arnhem
    Job ID
    2018-9704
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

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    Responsibilities

    Junior General Ledger Accountant

    UL is seeking a Junior General Ledger Accountant to join our finance team in EMEA to support our fast growing company. You will become part of our dynamic multi-cultural international organization. We offer flexible working hours and a competitive salary package. The position will be based in Arnhem.

    Under supervision, you will perform the general accounting work in a timely and accurate manner, in compliance with Dutch GAAP and US GAAP. You will reconcile accounts and assist in preparing monthly reports, financial statements, statistical reports and tax reports. You will assist in the development and implementation of department policies, procedures, and programs in assigned areas. In addition, you will advise management and employees in your areas of expertise and assist internal and external customers.

     

    You will be responsible for the following tasks

    • Daily GL accounting and timely reconciliation of GL accounts.
    • Assist in month end close activities, analysis and financial reporting
    • Assist in external reporting and tax reporting
    • Prepare and process electronic transfer and payments
    • Identify and execute improvements to processes and the control environment
    • Coordinating with 3rd party service providers i.e. payroll, accounts payable and receivable department
    • Assist in corresponding with vendors, business owners and respond to inquiries
    • Participate in special (cross functional) projects

     

    Qualifications

    Professional skills:

    • Bachelor Degree in accounting or finance
    • Minimum of one year of directly related accounting experience
    • Detailed knowledge and hands on working experience with Dutch GAAP. Exposure to US GAAP would be an advantage
    • Proficient in excel
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written English and Dutch language skills
    • Experience with Oracle R12 (ERP System) is a plus
    • Experience with an international matrix organization would be an advantage 

       

      Personal skills:

     

    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong customer focus
    • Strong analytical skills and proven interest in accounting assignments
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently and in teams
    • Engaged and open-minded
    • Result oriented and eager to solve challenges

     

     

    We offer

    • Excellent personal development and growth opportunities
    • Flexible working hours and a competitive salary package
    • An international multi-cultural environment within a dynamic global organization that makes a contribution to a safer world.

     

    For further information about the job please contact Rowan Koppens at 071 581 3636.

     

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