Staff Accountant | Temporary | Undutchables

Staff Accountant | Temporary

Woerden, reference 2020-00645

Company description

Our client brings together multiple private sector and non-governmental organizations that are among the most trusted names in supply chain management and international public health and development in the world. They have been recognized internationally for their work to save lives through stronger public health supply chains. They have also won several rewards regarding the supply chain and logistics sector. They are looking for someone to help them out for a special project for the upcoming 4 months, helping to fight COVID-19.

Job description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the full payment cycle, including invoice processing, batching, cash transfers calculations, posting payments, credit application, and filing. The Staff Accountant is expected to make complex accounts payable (A/P)-related journal entries, conduct A/P analysis, and reconcile pre-paid, bank, and project accounts. The Staff Accountant is also responsible to back up journal entry preparations for receivables. The Staff Accountant is a member of the Finance & Accounting Unit and is expected to work across units as necessary and contribute to continuous improvement efforts.

- Process subcontractor, commodity, and other invoices, including reviewing for coding accuracy.
- Review travel expense reports and supporting documents for completeness.
- Review monthly credit cards statements and supporting documents for completeness; upload credit card transactions in the Accounting System.
- Reconcile petty cash reports, bank accounts, and vendor balances in the accounting system.
- Reconcile advances, payables, and accrual accounts.
- Monitor and reconcile advances and other debits with staff and vendors.
- Calculate and prepare reports for cash transfers.
- Prepare payments and post them into the system.
- Proactively solve issues related to processing, such as correction with a journal entry.
- Communicate with vendors to answer inquiries or clarify issues in a timely manner.
- Coordinate with other departments to solve A/P related questions and/or issues;
- Learn and develop new work processes as the company introduces changes in systems and procedures.
- Maintain A/P document filing standards.
- Set up vendors in the system.
- Assist with audit-related activities, such as schedule preparation and providing documents as requested.


- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field required.
- 3+ years’ experience in accounting or finance.
- Advanced Excel skills required (pivot tables, v-lookup).
- Experience with grant or project accounting is a plus.
- Analytical skills with the ability to understand complex transactions.
- Strong understanding of accounting principles, transactions, and account relationship.
- Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of customer service.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds while delivering high quality work.
- Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.
- Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards.
- Willingness and availability to travel, and perform other duties as needed.
- Must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.
- Available immediately and until the end of August.

Working conditions

Our client can offer a temporary contract starting as soon as possible until the end of August 2020, with a possibility to extend. The salary for this position is dependent on several factors, so we will be happy to provide further details on an individual basis.
All in all, a great financial opportunity within a company who is fighting the good fight! Interested?

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Kelsey Persch, Undutchables Utrecht
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