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Senior Specialist Accounting

Oss, Netherlands

Job Description

Did you always want to work in a company where your work can have a real impact on people’s lives? Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire? We would like to meet you!

We have an exciting new job opportunity at our organization in Oss and are looking to hire a

Senior Specialist Accounting

About the position

The Senior Specialist Accounting reports to the Associate Director (AD) Entity Accounting. You assist the AD in the execution and timely & correctly delivery of the full Statutory and Management Reporting for multiple legal entities and you are responsible for the accounting and support on the holding accounting and the legal entity forecast of the company. The Senior Specialist cooperates closely with other members of the Entity Controllers Group, Manufacturing Controllers team, Business Service Center (BSC), Costing team and the Indirect Tax Competency Center.

The tasks & responsibilities are:

As Senior Specialist Accounting you have an all-round function within the company. You have the change to develop a good understanding of the overall Finance organization and the broader business. Plus, you can truly build and develop your network and partnerships with several stakeholders.

The Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Sr. Specialist is responsible for the financial reporting of our company and several holding companies;
  • Continue to meet S404 Requirements, updating documentation and performing enhancing controls in close cooperation with the AD Financial Control & Compliance;
  • Project management;
  • Maintain a strong entity control environment on financial, operational, and external business relationships which require due diligence on legal review of contracts;
  • Preparation of entity profitability, annual accounts, and corporate income tax;
  • Financial Supply Chain changes and impact on profitability;
  • Assess financial impacts of complex projects to the entity. This may include financial supply chain, system implementation, and business deals;
  • Statutory Financial statement tool owner;
  • Partner with other entity Sr. Specialists to design and implement ways to streamline and standardize activities;
  • Prepare and support Quarterly Financial results meeting with International Controller;
  • Monitor financial analysis, accounting practices and reports for Statutory reporting (Dutch GAAP);
  • Review of yearly tax returns and support in preparation of annual reports of our holdings, review Corporate Income Tax calculation and monitor iTaxstream reporting, review and deliver promptly critical reporting requirements including global and statutory financials of the entity.

Your profile

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in finance or Accounting and at least 5 years of experience in Accounting;
  • Demonstrates understanding of national and regional finance laws, regulations, and standards and applies them appropriately to ensure the financial integrity of the business and financial statements;
  • Adheres to the highest standards of ethical behavior in all interactions and hold others to the same standards; comply with all laws, policies, and regulations; identify and address ethical issues without hesitation;
  • Stakeholder focused, resilient and reliable person;
  • Builds trust and credibility by delivering results and following through on commitments;
  • Ability to influence and coordinate teams;
  • Experience with Analytic Data and Prescriptive analytics is a preference;
  • Committed to travel within the country;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic, and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • Competitive salary and a 3% year-end allowance.
  • 35,5 days of leave.
  • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates.
  • Solid Pension Plan.
  • Annual bonus based on own and company performance.
  • Travel allowance for commuting.
  • Numerous training, coaching, and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development.

Current Employees apply HERE

Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

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Job Posting End Date: 07/29/2024

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Requisition ID: R299194

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