Financial Controller and Accounting | English | Undutchables
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Financial Controller and Accounting | English

Rotterdam, reference 2023-00379

Job description

As a Financial Controller and Accounting, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and integrity of financial data for the Europe and Africa regions. Your main responsibilities will include:

Financial Administration:
  • Managing and overseeing the structure and control of the financial administration for the Europe and Africa regions, ensuring compliance with established timelines and procedures
  • Processing special bookings, memo bookings, and passing on various costs to the general ledger
  • Verifying and approving overhead costs before booking and supervising the completeness of purchasing and sales entries
  • Verifying and approving amendments and starters information into the financial administration
  • Checking and signaling errors in the connection between various sub-administrations and the general ledger, in accordance with established procedures, to ensure a correct general ledger
  • Carrying out checks and corrections and reporting, specifying, and validating balances for processing into the monthly files
  • Coordinating with various departments to ensure correct reporting details
  • Performing period end financial closing activities
  • Supporting the analysis of monthly actuals for the Europe and Africa regions, including related entities, in accordance with established guidelines to provide insight into the financial position of the company
  • Comparing budgets and costs incurred to identify breaches and supporting the delivery of periodic reports and ad hoc requests
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations as per IFRS
Documentation and Archiving:
  • Ensuring that the ledger administration is kept up-to-date in a structured and adequate manner, in accordance with established guidelines and procedures, so that it can be used or consulted by the organization
  • Managing the compliance process for timely, accurate, and compliant financial statements and tax returns for the Europe and Africa regions
  • Performing a monthly or quarterly calculation of the VAT returns based on entity obligations
  • Keeping track and filing corporate income tax obligations
  • Preparing annual accounts and communicating with third parties that provide support for tax compliance
  • Managing and preparing the budget and latest estimated quarters for the Europe and Africa regions
  • Proactively contributing towards the improvement of the estimation process
  • Managing the overall forecast file with the most up-to-date information
  • Forecasting revenue and cost of sales based on the sales input
  • Communicating trends and improvements in the forecast process


  • Bachelor Degree (Finance related)
  • 2-5 years of working experience relevant to this role
  • First Language English speaking and writing skills is essential, it is also required another European language
  • Decent Knowledge of accounting software & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)
  • Great at prioritizing and planning
  • Located in the Netherlands with a work permit
  • Collaborative attitude who can adjust quickly to changes
  • Knowledge of the secondment branch is preferred
  • Navision, XRM, or Wizard experience is preffered.
  • Experience streamlining and optimizing processes
  • Pragmatic, flexible and a solution thinking attitude, Entrepreneur, imagination, and independent

Working conditions

  • Regular feedback meetings.
  • Annual Salary of €45.360- 60.912 depending on experience
  • Long-term development perspectives.
  • The opportunity to take on responsibility and act independently in the field.
  • The chance to be part of globally operating company.
  • The support of a motivated and diverse team, which is always on hand with support, advice and humor.
  • A hygiene concept that is always adapted to the current pandemic situation, including working from home 3 times a week at the office
  • Coffee, tea, water and fresh fruits in the office.

Salary from: €3200,-
Salary to: €4500,-

Work location


Company description

The company is a global company specialized in the renewables, mining, infrastructure and life sciences sectors.

Good to know

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Recruiter contact

Sophia de Flammineis, Undutchables Amsterdam
+31 634154090
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Sophia de Flammineis
Undutchables Amsterdam
T: +31 634154090



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