Financial Accountant / Finance Administrator

Finance / Accounting
Dutch, English, Japanese


Join an international, fast-paced, global organization where you will be taking on the responsibility of a Financial Accountant to support the company in different areas.

Due to expansion we are looking for an all-round Accounting professional to join the Amsterdam-based EMEA office and become part of a team that operates with global clients. If you match the profile below, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monthly closing and submission of management reports to MD and HQ in Japan;
  • Prepare the cash flow forecast and monitor the cash flow;
  • Ensure payments are processed timely;
  • Monitor the aging of receivables and follow-up on collections;
  • Maintains fixed asset ledger and other schedules;
  • Preparation and submission of VAT return;
  • Liaise with external auditor and tax agent for audit and tax related matter;
  • Ensure compliance with all Group Policies and statutory financial controls including external/internal audit requirements;
  • Assisting Japanese management and their family in obtaining residency permits and extensions. Contact IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Services) throughout the permit process;

Requirements / skills:

  • Bachelors or higher level certification in accounting/finance or related field;
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience in a similar capacity (full set of accounts);
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Japanese and Dutch;
  • Pleasant personality, meticulous, possess initiative and able to multi-task;
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledgeable of accounting systems; SAP is an advantage.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let's get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

Privacy Notice: In order to apply for this vacancy you must submit your personal information to Octagon Professionals. Octagon Professionals will collect, use and process your personal information as mentioned in our Privacy Policy. Our policy and processing of your personal information is compliant with the GDPR.