Our client is a global market leader in the electronics manufacturing industry. With headquarters in China, they have offices around the world and they are a market leader in both Asia the US. Because of their growth, they are looking for an Accountant.
The Accountant will focus on the AP/AR side of the business. You will be responsible for the full cycle around invoices, payments, credit checks, etc. You will be responsible for the Eastern European countries, and the Benelux region and you will report to the global HQ. You will report directly to the General Accountant. You will work in a team of 10 in the Netherlands, 3 of which are financials).
You have 1+ year of experience as accountant with an AP/AR focus. You hold a relevant university degree, you live in the Netherlands and you have experience working in the Netherlands. You have experience with NL GAAP. Experience with IFRS would be considered a plus. You have thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, experience with creating financial statements, experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process. An ideal candidate has experience with SAP. Besides you will need good communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, compliance oriented, data processing and analysis skills and you will need to have a good command of English language, Dutch is considered a plus.
You will be responsible for processing accounting receivables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures, resolving valid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedures and resolving collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with Sales Team. You will be sending statements to customers on regular basis, obtaining payment confirmation before invoices fall due, you will investigate and resolve customer queries and reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted. You will verify discrepancies by and resolve clients’ billing issues, generate reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity and generate aging analysis. You will also monitor Credit Lines, release orders on customers assigned with strict control on the overdue and the CL according to the company’s policy and apply for new credit limits. You will control of utilization of credit limits, anticipating and increasing credit limits on time, prepare the file with invoices to be insured and apply on time for possible loss notification in case of unsolved overdue. You will keep track of all payments and expenditures, including purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc., do the reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances and maintain historical records Paying employees by verifying expense reports and preparing pay checks. You will be paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance. You will prepare analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports and continue to improve the payment process.
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Retail & Consumer Goods
Accountancy and Finance
Competitive salary with strong secondary benefits
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