Senior Accounting Director

Deze procedure is gesloten (21-12-2021).
Salary undisclosed
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The organisation

Fast growing international organization with over 45 offices worldwide.

The position

The company is moving the Headquarters to Amsterdam and is therefore looking for a Senior Accounting Director to set up the finance & accounting department.

Tasks & responsibilities

Primarily support the overall organization by providing strategic and day-to-day leadership over the following:

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage the Global General month end close for approximately 70 global ledgers.
  • Further refinement and adherence to a global close calendar
  • Lead the global project to reduce and streamline the timing of the period end close process
  • M&A lead for accounting related integration and support
  • Enhance the effectiveness of the moth end close process by refining Blackline and a corporate tier review process for all month end close package submissions
  • Provide accurate and timely dissemination of IFRS, Dutch GAAP, US GAAP and local STAT financial reports including, but not limited to, internal and external statements (monthly, quarterly and annually)
  • Perform analytical review of Global operating results to ensure the accuracy of accounting records
  • Identify and address accounting issues in a timely manner
  • Review Corporate and regional key account reconciliations and ensure exceptions are corrected on a timely basis for various accounts, including intercompany accounts
  • Working with the Technical Accounting department, Co-lead the development and adherence to all accounting policies and controls
  • Ensure all processes are appropriately documented and updated as needed
  • Ensure the consolidation is in conformity with IFRS and US GAAP and that eliminations and foreign currency translations are correct
  • Review monthly close process including global consolidation and seek opportunities to standardize and automate processes to gain efficiencies
  • Partner with Technical Accounting for Group and local external audit requirements
  • Partner with Global Tax for local tax reporting requirements
  • Support ad-hoc projects as required
  • Develop, evaluate, and adopt IFRS and US GAAP accounting standard updates and develop, update and maintain relevant accounting policies.
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand business transactions and effectively communicate accounting issues with various departments throughout the company.
  • Assist Technical accounting with the preparation of accounting memos providing documentation of the Company's application of accounting principles to specific transactions
  • Assist technical accounting in preparing support for and managing the year-end financial audit.
  • Assist in monitoring workload, train and evaluate staff, and hold employees accountable for performance and accuracy.
  • Ensure team members acquire necessary skills and performance attributes, in line with business and personal development needs.
  • Motivate and reward employees including providing salary increases, bonuses and promotions within allocated budgets and within company guidelines.

Candidate profile

  • CA/ CPA/ RA qualification
  • Big 4 experience
  • Expert knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience with a Global company with significant presence in the Americas, EMEA, APAC, and the Nordics
  • Strategic and visionary mindset combined with strong project management and analytical skills
  • Experience with M&A integration
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Continuous improvement and process mindset with a passion for measuring results through data and metrics
  • Strong interpersonal skills with all levels of management, vendors, consultants and contractors
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt to changes and work with tight timelines
  • Passion for creating and building system infrastructure and processes
  • Understanding of processes and procedures in a global environment

The offer

  • An excellent salary package
  • Flexible working environment, 2-3 days from home


You can apply to this position by using the link below.

Deze procedure is gesloten (21-12-2021).

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