Junior Finance Accountant (temporary)


As part of the Benelux Finance team, based in Amstelveen, you will contribute to support local accounting operations and to serve as a vacation back-up mainly for some entities in The Netherlands, such as our Global Treasury Company and the possibility of some other operational entities in other European countries. The main responsibilities for this role will be entering journals and balance sheet reconciliations (mainly bank reconciliations) and you will be in contact with various departments such as our Shared Service Centers in Manila and Mumbai.

We are offering a position of 32 hours a week. The role is of temporary nature, till maximum December 2021.

The Role

  • General Ledger reconciliation of balance sheet accounts in Blackline;
  • Reconciliation of intercompany balances;
  • Journal postings;
  • Support month-end close process;
  • Manage the accounting operations GL & Cost Accounting;
  • Preparing and submitting statistics reports for the DNB;
  • Assist in preparing the supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor;
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Ad hoc financial support.

The Requirements

  • Proven work experience in General Ledger accounting;
  • Experience with a shared service environment;
  • Minimal 2-4 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience required;
  • Degree in Accounting, preferable Bachelor or Business Administration (HBO/ MBO+);
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures (US GAAP / IFRS / Dutch GAAP);
  • Knowledge of internal control principles;
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process;
  • Excellent computer and accounting software skills, in particular Microsoft Excel, Word and Oracle;
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written), second European language nice to have;
  • Ability to work in a high performing team environment;
  • Proactive hands-on mentality;
  • Team player with ability to work as a group and independently;
  • Flexible work attitude.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Willis Towers Watson

Locatie: Amstelveen



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