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Financial Accountant (Dutch speaker)

Utrecht, Utrecht, NetherlandsBack office

Job description

Join Us to Drive Sustained Success through Innovation and Change! 🚀

At ValueBlue, we firmly believe that innovation and change are the lifeblood of progress. We aim to enable organizations to achieve long-term success by making innovation and change core to their strategies. We specialize in Enterprise Architecture, and our platform, BlueDolphin, simplifies the process, enabling companies to transform rapidly in the right direction.

We called ourselves the Architects of Change! That has to do with the fact we're in an industry that is used to describe problems and promote insights, not actually put the action hat and change things for good. We not only diagnose problems but engineer solutions that actively shape the world for the better.

The opportunity in short

The Financial Accountant role involves comprehensive management of the general ledger, debtor and creditor accounts, billing, financial transactions, and reporting. This position also encompasses the enhancement of financial department efficiency and assumes responsibility for project administration, including hour registration. The ideal candidate should be familiar with Dutch accounting rules, possess meticulous attention to detail, and demonstrate financial expertise, operating independently within their role.

Some of the responsibilities you'd have:

  • Maintain precise general ledger records.
  • Streamline financial workflows.
  • Proactively oversee receivables, assets, and balance sheets.
  • Ensure timely financial statement publication.
  • Manage tax computation, returns, and bank payments.
  • Contribute to monthly and quarterly closing.
  • Handle project hour registration for accurate financial planning.

Job requirements

A strong candidate would fill most of the boxes below:

  • Native/Bilingual level of Dutch
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like AFAS or SAP 
  • Around 5 years experience in the accountant area
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch accounting regulations and procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills

It would be an extra boost to your application if you have:

  • Experience with payroll
  • You have experience within Enterprise/B2B SaaS platforms;
  • Experience with business intelligence tools like Power BI