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Senior Accountant - Ecolab

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR60000 - EUR65000
Date added
8 June, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is pleased to work in partnership with Ecolab for the role of Senior Accountant, which will report directly to the Accounting Manager.


Your role will be to perform the statutory accounting and to work with centralized service teams to ensure the correct reflection of the statutory accounting in the business’ ERP systems.


Senior Accountant - Ecolab, Leiden, Zuid Holland, Netherlands


A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services.


With annual sales of $13billion and more than 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.


Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant:

  • Review balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly calculation of income tax and deferred taxes
  • Collaborate with centralized accounting and business services to promote process improvements
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and management of year-end statutory audit cycle
  • Assist with the preparation of annual tax return data in conjunction with tax advisors
  • Completing the annual statutory accounts based on local GAAP
  • Assisting with related audit work, submitting tax returns and all other financial compliance requirements


Skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proactive, process-driven, analytical, logical and disciplined approach to problem-solving
  • Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised on own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to converse at all levels
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP
  • Good knowledge of local statutory requirements
  • Proficient with using SAP, as well as Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with working in a shared services environment



  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent
  • An Accounting or Finance certification, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)



Fluent in English and a good understanding of Dutch


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Accountant 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 20 241 73 67

Please be advised all direct and third party applications will be managed by EMEA Recruitment.