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About the job

We are looking for a full time Chief Accountant for our office in Amsterdam. The chief accountant is the head accountant in the accounts department of a company and handle the whole team of accountants. The chief accountant supports the AFC Manager and guarantee the smooth functioning of the AFC department providing guidance, support and coordination to the AFC team. The Chief Accountant has to teach the junior accountants about the accounting procedures and company protocols and has to coordinate with the heads of other departments.


  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with the team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines. Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to management.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management. Provide guidance to other Accountants.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.

What we offer

  • Start date immediately
  • ā‚¬ 4.400 EUR ā€“ 5.000 EUR max. gross per month, also depending on the candidate age and experience.
  • Residence permit holder is required.
  • Work for the office in Amsterdam.
  • Additional secondary benefits.

Job requirements

  • Excellent English (spoken and written).
  • Residence permit holder is required.
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting is required; additional courses in accounting and management are a plus. (a chief accountant most likely holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation as well as related certifications, such as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)).
  • Experienced SAP user
  • Team leader
  • Coordination
  • Flexibility

About the company

International energy company.

Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Rotterdam Blaak

Blaak 6
3011 TA Rotterdam

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