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General Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to EUR 54,000
Date added
12 April, 2022

Job Description

My client is a well-established, large company looking to expand its team with a vibrant General Accountant to manage the finances for the German entity.

As you are working as part of a small, international team managing the German entity, it is vital that you have strong communication skills and can work to strict deadlines, as well as being a team player. You will be responsible for everything within the German entity.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an evolving company, which offers support and progression throughout your career.


General Accountant, Geleen, Limburg, Netherlands, Remote/Hybrid working


As a General Accountant, your responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for AP/AR process and maintaining a disciplined reconciliation process of this
  • Ensure that local and global accounting standards are adhered to  
  • Ensure prompt and quality submissions of monthly results
  • Manage statutory closing process
  • Manage local bank/payment transactions
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Cashflow forecasting and control
  • Assist with preparation and submission of tax returns/VAT and Intrastat returns
  • Interpret results and measure performance against budget and prior year
  • Provide financial analysis to assist business deals and projects
  • Implement reporting standards and maintain strong control environment on business profitability
  • Support implementation of new IT systems or tools
  • Assist back office and other divisions where possible
  • Act as main contact for external officers (VAT/TAX/Audit)


General Accountant requirements:

  • University degree in Finance or Business
  • Minimum 3 years’ working experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Excellent IT skills – SAP Business One desirable
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Fluent English language - German also desirable, but not essential
  • Hands-on, good communication skills, team player
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work to strict deadlines


In return:

  • Hybrid working
  • Up to €54,000 salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Possibility of career progression


If you are interested in applying for this General Accountant 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 Melissa in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 241 73 69