Accounting Officer

InsingerGilissen, Amsterdam, NLD, 1017 BV
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Purpose of the Job

For our head office located in the heart of Amsterdam on the Herengracht, we are looking for an Accounting Officer. As our new addition to the Accounting team you will work with 4 direct colleagues from Accounting and you will report to the manager Accounting. The team is part of the bigger department Finance & Control. As an Accounting Officer, together with your team, you will be responsible for all accounting related activities within InsingerGilissen. The job is a mix of set responsibilities (monthly close, accounts payable/receivable, etc.) and ad hoc requests and assignments. We at InsingerGilissen appreciate new initiatives and a solution-oriented mindset.

We offer you a challenging, varied position where you come into contact with all disciplines of the bank. Lots of contact with committed and professional colleagues. InsingerGilissen attaches great importance to personal development. This means that you are given the space to take responsibility and develop entrepreneurship. Naturally, this includes a good salary and associated fringe benefits.

Key Accountabilities

Controls and posting; checking the incoming transactions and other data, and posting this in the general ledger to maintain a correct, accurate and timely financial administration.

Financial Administration; management and maintenance of the general ledger, sub ledgers and project administration. Preparing and checking several reports and overviews for internal and external use, also ad hoc requests. 

Monthly close; supporting in the monthly and quarterly close by making checks, reconciling accounts, making calculations etc., all to secure a timely, complete and accurate close.

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable; checking and posting of invoices and transactions in the general ledger to ensure on the one hand accurate and complete cost management and on the other a timely settlement of our payable and receivable positions.

Audit; supporting on internal audits, as well as the yearly audit by the external auditor. Preparing and checking requested information so that the audit can be conducted efficiently.

Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelor degree in Accountancy, (Business) Economics, Finance.
  • Experience with working on a Finance Department.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Accounting Principles.
  • Basic knowledge of banking and asset management.

Attributes and Qualities

  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Ability to set priorities and able to work with deadlines.
  • The candidate enjoys working in teams.

Technical and Lanuaguage Skills

  • Worked with Accounting software.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch is an advantage and a definite plus.
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