Financial Accountant


Functie omschrijving Financial Accountant

Due to increasing growth of the company - organically as well as through recent acquisitions – on behalf of our client we are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant.

The mission of this position is to contribute to further professionalizing the finance department, adding value to the business from a wide perspective.

This position is based in the European headquarters in Uithoorn, the Netherlands, and, as a team member of the Finance department (7 persons) reports to the Finance Director EMEA. The role requires teaming up with colleagues throughout Europe, Asia and the US.

Tasks & Responsibilities are:
• General ledger accounting and reporting for various Dutch and foreign entities based on US Gaap
• VAT & IntraStat reporting
• Assist in the preparation of annual statutory filings for various Dutch and foreign entities
• Monitors and analysis financial condition of Emea entities by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
• Assistance in preparation of budgets and forecasts by collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data.
• Fixed Assets accounting
• Support in Audits (Financial and Sox)
• Support Accounts Payables function with Emea Automation project
• Treasury and banking related activities
• Acquisition related ad-doc activities
• Preparation of special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Functie eisen Financial Accountant

The ideal candidate:
• Has excellent written and verbal communication skills – fluent in English
• Obtained a minimum of 3 years working experience, preferably in a ‘Big4’ audit firm
• Is a team player with a ‘can do’ mentality
• Is a self-starter and ambitious
• Has the ability to initiate and follow through process and procedure improvements
• Has affinity and good knowledge of Dutch GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS
• Has strong accounting and analytical skills
• Completed a study at minimal bachelor level, including Finance/Accounting/Business Economics certificates
• Has working experience in an international environment
• Is prepared to develop further through internal and/or external education
• Has excellent Excel skills


Our client is a worldwide developer, producer, and marketer of custom-formulated chemical specialty products and a provider of chemical management services for manufacturers around the globe.


Our client offers an interesting, challenging job in an internationally, constantly growing and developing environment, wherein people are stimulated and supported to reach their goals. Committed and driven individuals will find challenges in their job, trainings, formal and informal leadership development and educational opportunities.

This job will be interesting for candidates who like to broaden their financial and business experience in an international company who offers a pleasant working environment. Our client is an ambitious, growing company who aims to acquire other companies in the near future.
This will mean the Financial Accountant will have sufficient career opportunities from a wide point of view.

Furthermore, our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.



Contact person

Janine Trompetter

Tjen Schifferstein
Cell phone: (06) 2021 1227