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Senior Accounting Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR90000 - EUR110000
Date added
7 January, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a listed US multi-national FMCG company, is looking for a high potential individual to join their European HQ as Senior Accounting Manager.


Senior Accounting Manager, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Overseeing a small team internally and managing relationships with external Accounting teams, you will be responsible for Financial Accounting and Tax Reporting for all entities.


As Senior Accounting Manager, you will be a strong and capable leader with key strengths in Technical Accounting and Principles (US GAAP/Dutch GAAP/SOX), with the ability to work and communicate in the most effective way with internal and external stakeholders.


The company provides flexibility in home/office working and also diverse opportunities for career development.


Responsibilities of the Senior Accounting Manager:

  • Overview of month-end process in adherence to the control framework.
  • Leadership and motivation of the RTR team to ensure that all deliverables are met with accuracy and timeliness.
  • Establishing and nurturing relationships with both internal and external partners (including shared service centre, local markets, supply chain finance, consultants).
  • Ensuring sound intercompany reconciliations and supporting the Transfer Price process in collaboration with local markets.
  • Oversight of external reporting requirements; managing the year-end audit process and review of statutory accounts for all entities; sign off of quarterly reporting for SEC reporting.
  • Working as ambassador for internal control framework/SOX.
  • Overseeing balance sheet reconciliation and review process, ensuring any corrections are made.
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and continuous process improvement.


Ideal profile:

  • 10+ years’ Finance experience, ideally across Big 4 and industry
  • Master’s qualified or holding a recognised Accounting certification (CPA/RA/ACCA/CA)
  • Previous experience of work with SAP and BI solutions
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Dutch GAAP
  • Experience of having worked in FMCG, with a principle entity and/or LRDs would be advantageous
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to lead a team and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrable open and strong communication style across all levels and departments of an organisation
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Accounting Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Jenny Callum in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.