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GL Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to £52,000 + paid overtime (optional requirement)
Date added
26 April, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is pleased to share an exciting opportunity for a GL Accountant to join an international team, with colleagues from Japan, Europe and other regions of the world.

This role offers the flexibility of hybrid working, along with excellent company benefits.


GL Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Responsibilities of the GL Accountant:

  • Ensuring correct and timely management accounting and reporting for the branch(es)
  • Complete the monthly closing process for 3 entities within EMEA (Spain, Italy and export), including preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayments, intercompany transactions, reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Month-end close activities (balance sheet and P&L variance analysis)
  • Collect, compile, verify and analyse financial information, and prepare reports so that Branch Managers and Head of Finance have accurate and timely information for making business decisions
  • Prepare or approve payment runs
  • Proactively work to ensure all compliance requirements are met in a timely manner, i.e. various tax filings (including CIT), VAT reporting, statutory and statistical filings, and audits
  • Support financial planning and analysis process, and review budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Assist with internal/external audit procedures and policies as required


Skills and experience:

  • Minimum 4 years’ accounting experience as a GL Accountant
  • Experience with Microsoft AX (Dynamics) or Dynamics 365 advantageous
  • Experience within international companies is a plus
  • Familiar with all accounting procedures and be savvy with numbers
  • Strong social and communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter, resourceful, with strong work ethic
  • Solution-oriented and result-driven
  • Target-orientated, able to meet deadlines



Accounting/Finance degree (bachelor’s)



Fluency required in English, other European languages a plus (especially Spanish and Italian)


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