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Manager Accounting Policy and Reporting

Sector Location Job type Salary
Comprehensive package
Date added
12 May, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment are supporting our Global Manufacturing client in their search for a Manager Accounting Policy and Reporting. We are looking to speak to ambitious individuals, looking for a business with significant growth and opportunity.


The key objectives of the roles will include ensure and drive timely, adequate and reliable monthly financial closing process for technology solutions business segment and to act as the IFRS accounting expert and business partner towards centrally organized functions.


Manager Accounting Policy and Reporting, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands




BU Accounting Business Partner Role:

  • Act as accounting & reporting business partner for technology solutions business segment and its management team
  • Review specific projects (including Asset Requisitions) and the relating approval requests on correct application of the accounting principles and guidelines
  • In depth review of quality and content of the balance sheet and statement of income from an IFRS accounting point of view.
  • Work together with the Regional Accounting Centers and local controllers to ensure a healthy financial position
  • Planning and organization of month-end closing activities, drive standard monthly closing procedures
  • Ensure timely, adequate, and reliable monthly financial closing processes, including management of all relevant consolidation and elimination adjustments in close cooperation with the Consolidation department
  • Follow-up on open accounting issues with the local reporting units and monitor on the correct and timely solution of these issues
  • Focal point for discussions with external auditors on accounting performance


IFRS Accounting Expert and Business Partner for Global Functions:

  • Act as global IFRS accounting expert for the business segment on technical accounting advice as well as policy interpretation and application
  • Act as the business partner to the commercial and operational finance teams
  • Ensure in depth review of quality of the balance sheet and P&L items relating to complex/judgmental accounting topics
  • Focal point for discussions with external audit team on various technical topics (lease accounting and corporate income tax, etc)
  • Create/maintain and implement accounting and reporting policies and guidelines on accounting topics
  • Ensure global accounting policy manual is updated and IFRS compliant on accounting topics
  • Lead projects on implementation of new standards and provide training to the local entities
  • Coordination with auditor as well as topic related discussions / alignment
  • Alignment with auditor on audit of financial statements (disclosures related)


Experienced required:

  • Accounting professional with 6+ years of relevant work experience in accounting and reporting, and capable of analyzing complex processes and issues under severe time pressure
  • Accounting degree with certification designation (CA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Preferably have work experience in the Big 4 and businesses · Adequate expertise knowledge in financial accounting (IFRS, accounting processes)
  • Good analytical skills and ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • SAP/HFM knowledge preferred, or at least not afraid to learn the basics of systems and hands-on mentality
  • Strong communication, people management and interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful: ability to bring solutions and suggestions to business teams


If you are interested in applying for this Manager Accounting Policy and Reporting role please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation about this role, please call Gemma in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 65