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Accounting Manager | GL and AP team

Finance / Accounting
Leiden

Description:

For a client of ours – an EMEA headquarter of a globally known fashion / retail company - we’re currently looking for an Accounting Manager to managed a new GL and AP accounting team. An ideal candidate has sound experience in accounts payable and general ledger processes, has ability to improve work flows and implement financial controls, is a charismatic and strong leader.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the international accounting team (general ledger and accounts payable: up to 8 people);
  • Ensuring the financial administration is accurate and up to date (including reconciliations);
  • Ensuring a timely and accurate periodical financial management reporting;
  • Ensuring compliance to both internal policies and statutory requirements (VAT, corporate income tax and annual accounts);
  • Providing input for short-term and long-term cash flow;
  • Ensuring that systems, procedures and processes are well organized and improved if possible;
  • Managing and realization of projects and processes.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s level education. Accounting qualifications is a big plus;
  •  Minimum 10 of managing experience in a financial accounting / bookkeeping environment;
  • Good knowledge of English language and preferably German or French;
  • Excellent knowledge and working skills with ERP and Excel skills;
  • International experience, ideally from a retail or trading company.