Job details
Accountantref: CC45050
Sector Accounting
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location Netherlands - Amsterdam
Salary €0 - 0 / Neg
A growing Japanese trading company is seeking an Accountant to join their busy Amsterdam office.
2-3 years of work experience as an Accountant will be required for this role.
Business level of fluency in both English and Dutch will be required, and an understanding of Japanese culture and some Japanese- speaking skills will be advantageous.

TYPE: Permanent, full-time
SALARY: Negotiable
START: Ideally by the end of September 2023
LOCATION: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

ACCOUNTANT RESPONSIBILITIES:
・Review revenues, commission, and expenses to ensure accuracy of monthly bookkeeping
・Arrange payment with management authorization
・Prepare information for payroll submission
・Track invoices and payments to internal and external stakeholders
・Publish financial statements in time
・Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings
・Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
・Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
・Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
・Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
・Audit financial transactions and documents
・Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
・Prepare budget forecasts
・Comply with financial policies and regulations
・Serve as liaison with third-party and external service providers
・Assist with (internal/external) financial and tax audit
・Assist with corporate reporting requirements

ACCOUNTANT IDEAL CANDIDATE:
・Business-level Dutch and English
・Minimum Bachelor’s or equivalent
・2+ years’ work experience as an Accountant
・Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
・Hands-on experience with accounting software like Exact, SAP
・Advanced MS Excel skills such as Vlookups and pivot tables
・Experience with general ledger functions
・Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
・Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
・Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies
・Additional certification (CPA or CMA) is preferred
・Japanese speaker is preferred

** All applicants must have the right to work in the Netherlands as the Company is not able to offer visa support.