Assistant Country Accountant

Botlek Rotterdam
Hours per week
40 hours
Contract type
Tijdelijk met uitzicht op vast
Salary indication
Vacancy number

About the job

About the job

Are you the ambitious new talent in Accounting that we are looking for?

We have two excellent opportunities for a junior Accountant Switzerland and one for Benelux.
Are you is interested in working in a diverse and ambitious Accounting Shared Service Center in Rotterdam?

As an Assistant Country Accountant, you will assist the country Accountant to direct and control all financial accounting processes for the EMEA entities in scope to ensure compliance with relevant company policies & procedures, US GAAP, statutory and fiscal requirements

Additionally, as the Assistant Country Accountant, you will:

  • Prepare the yearly statutory annual accounts for entities in scope and align with external auditor, including the legal requirements.
  • Support Tax with the related Corporate Income Tax calculation and quarterly Tax reporting
  • To assist to ensure an adequate system of internal controls is implemented /maintained for key accounting processes, in compliance with requirements under Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
  • Coordination of month-end closing for responsible entities, including activities like revaluation & analysing exchange differences
  • Preparation and execution of the monthly reporting activities
  • Analyse, reconcile and control GL accounts and cost centres, includingPayroll accounting.
  • Ad hoc issue solving and projects.
  • Preparation of Sox control activities
  • File proposals for improvement & efficiencies of systems and procedures

What we offer

An International orientated and fulltime job, with a year contract direct from the company
Salary between € 3.000 and € 3.500 gross per mont + 13th month
25 holidays and 6 ADV days
Bonus: 6% of the yearly income when at least 100% is achieved of your personal results, the company and Unit results and the Health & Safety results
A good and tasty company resaurant
An internal Gym with organised gym lessons

Job requirements


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, preferably Master. With at least 1-4 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent communicative skills on all levels, able to interact with people with different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Pro-active and self-starting attitude, able to work with strict deadlines in a fastmoving environment.
  • Excellent skills with Excel, any experience with SAP is an advantage.
  • Any experience with US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley is an advantage
  • For Switzerland an excellent knowledge of the English language, any additional European language is
    an advantage. For Benelux excellent knowledge of both Dutch and English

About the company

A publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than $9 billion. The chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. They operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within the four distinct business divisions.

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Job information

Unique Finance Zuid

Blaak 6
3011 TA Rotterdam

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