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GL Accountant

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Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
12 August, 2021

Job Description

Our client, an international FMCG based in Amsterdam, are seeking an experienced GL Accountant for a 7-9 Month FTC.


General Ledger Accountant – 7-9 Month Contract


This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business that encourages new ideas and will allow an experienced General Ledger Accountant to add value to their busy finance team


General Ledger Accountant - Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands


Key responsibilities for the GL Accountant include:


  • Assist the Finance Manager and senior GL accountant with tackling incoming (ad-hoc) finance & admin related business queries (internal & external) by responding to these queries in accordance with accounting and company guidelines.
  • Support the senior GL Accountant in the daily team management and with reviewing month-end accounting records & signing off supporting documentation.
  • Month-end and quarter-end accounting tasks
  • Timely & accurately preparation of journal entries and GL account reconciliations.
  • Implementing new and adjusting existing schedules for deferred rents, cash and other reconciliations templates.
  • Lead process improvements on the accounting team’s daily & monthly tasks, in alignment with the titular GL accountant.
  • Adhere to accounting principles and internal procedures.
  • Ad hoc administrative duties to be performed as and when required, including cover for other members of finance. 


Experience and Knowledge required for the GL Accountant:


  • Fluency in English (any additional European languages are a plus)
  • University or equivalent degree in accounting, business administration or related field
  • Part Qualified is advantageous (ACCA, ACA, CPA, RA)
  • Result orientated approach with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage a high workload
  • 4+ Years’ experience within a similar role


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 Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 1102