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GL Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
18 November, 2021

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with one of the world’s leading manufacturing companies, based in the Amsterdam area, to look for a GL Accountant.


The role is to work as a General Ledger Accountant in their Account team, which consists of 15 professionals.


The aim of this role is to perform general Accounting functions and assist in statutory processes in a fast-moving, international environment. This means you will be linked to countries in EMEA.


?£?GL Accountant, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Responsibilities of the GL Accountant:

  • Coordinating, assisting and driving the preparation and completion of audits to align with all legal entities (group, SOX, tax, internal and statutory)
  • Preparing local tax reports
  • Participating in supporting decision teams with balance sheets and cost reviews
  • Driving and proposing changes and improvements in the Accounting process
  • Making journal entries with validation and preparation for designated companies
  • Assisting with process improvements and system implementation to enhance reporting processes across EMEA
  • Maintaining and creating a strong environment to gather information to help with fiscal, legal and Accounting purposes
  • Working with corporate tax functions and external tax consultants to ensure the filling of CIT and local statistical reporting
  • Owning the annual, quarterly and monthly closing of one or more EMEA legal entities
  • Manage month-end close
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and ensure all variances are resolved



  • At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant Accounting role (international preferred)
  • Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting
  • Multi-country General Ledger experience is advantageous
  • Dutch tax legislation is advantageous
  • Fluent in English (as well as other European languages advantageous)
  • Financial /Accounting ERP systems
  • MS Office


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 Michael Bentil in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02