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Lead Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR65000 - EUR75000
Date added
18 May, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with an international market leader on a retained basis in its search for a Lead Accountant.


My client is looking for a Lead Accountant to bring a collaborative approach to compliance accounting.


As the Lead Accountant, you’ll be responsible for the accurate, complete and latest developments in technical accounting. The successful candidate will have experience with managing audit projects, internal/external audit framework and technical accounting.


Lead Accountant - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


This is a great opportunity to grow your skills in an international environment. It is an exciting time to join my client, as it has interesting projects upcoming. This well-established company offers a welcoming and inclusive culture that provides a setting to progress.


Responsibilities of the Lead Accountant:


  • Ownership of end-to-end technical accounting - IFRS16, R&D expenditure, monthly journals, reconciliation
  • Driving statutory compliance - audit agenda, audit partner meetings
  • Coordinating internal resources with regards to audit, ensuring data is accurate and delivered in a timely manner
  • Support the collaboration across functions
  • Provide ad-hoc requests, financial advice and counsel to CFO, internal controls and auditors


Ideal candidate:


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Finance discipline
  • Strong IFRS, local GAAP, internal control frameworks, accounting software
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Detail orientated with strong communication skills
  • Managed audit projects



If you are interested in applying for this Lead Accountant role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Kristen Lightbody in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 70