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<span>Senior Accountant</span>

Senior Accountant

Accounting/Auditing Amsterdam, Netherlands Full-time
Company Description

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices.

With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, faster. We collaborate to win together, sharing successes and shaping the future of our global business. Our culture of support and recognition provides the tools and opportunities for you to grow, while unlocking the most value for our clients and making your mark with Ocorian.

Expertise: We deliver specialist, tech-enabled solutions for our clients grounded on deep industry expertise.

Trust: We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients.

Scale: With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines.

Job Description

Purpose of the job

Together with your colleagues, you will provide the best service to your client portfolio in terms of ensuring the integrity of accounting records, providing customised interim reports, guiding complex transactions, and coordinating fiscal matters with the tax advisor. As Senior Accountant / Senior Account Manager, you are responsible for managing a client portfolio of international clients from an accounting, reporting, tax, and cash management perspective. You will also support the team in pro-active participating in projects to further improve the services delivery of the local team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as first point of contact / relationship manager for your clients.
  • Support and guide your clients in a continuous changing and evolving financial and fiscal landscape.
  • Process the bookkeeping and prepare financial statements (incl. reconciliation, cash flow statements, loan administration, reporting and annual accounts) in accordance with Dutch GAAP and/or International Reporting Statements.
  • Pro-active guidance of transactions (e.g. acquisitions, restructuring, mergers, cash distributions, (re)financing, capital contributions) from an accounting, tax, and transaction monitoring perspective, in close cooperation with your legal colleagues.
  • Process transaction monitoring procedures, complying with WTT2018.
  • Process and coordinate CIT & VAT returns.
  • Prepare audit files and guide statutory audits.
  • Follow-up and coordinate on client specific accounting and reporting requests.
  • Maintain contact with shareholders, clients, banks, auditors, and business partners.
  • Process other services as required together with your colleagues (e.g. opening of bank accounts, tax registrations).
  • Ensure compliance with among others WTT2018, DAC6, ATAD, FATCA, etc.
Qualifications Required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Completed bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance (e.g. Accounting, Business Economics, Business Administration)
  • 5 - 7 years of experience (audit, accounting or financial services industry).
  • Solid knowledge of Book 2 Chapter 9 of Dutch Civil Code and Dutch GAAP; Solid knowledge of International Reporting Standards is an additional asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing / coaching a small (junior) finance team.
  • A strong communicator with excellent client relationship management skills.
  • Extended knowledge of Excel, NavOne, and Caseware.
  • Analytical skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Motivated, efficient, and well organised.
  • A problem solving and can-do mentality.
  • Fluent in English and the Dutch language is preferred.
Additional Information

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.