25717186 ndsm

Bedrijf: Walters People
Geplaatst op: maandag 14 januari 2019
Standplaats: Rotterdam


Would you like to work for a company in Rotterdam that touches people's lives every day? Do you have at least two years experience as Accountant in an international environment? Are you familiar with the system SAP and are you looking for a challenging position as Accountant Switzerland / Italy? Then I'm looking for you!

For a international company in Rotterdam I'm looking for an Accountant Switzerland / Italy. The company is a global specialist in chemicals that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, speciality chemicals and fibers that are found in products people use every day. The European controlling department is a key component of the global finance organisation and responsible for over 2 billion dollars of revenue, 12 manufacturing plants and numerous of sales offices. Within the position you take responsibility for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of the Swiss and Italian entities. The person that they are looking for is a pro-active person and a team player as a focal point for the legal entities within his / her scope.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Takes responsibility of month, quarter and year-end closings (accurals and deferred entries, analytical review of the financials during the close to capture errors or unusual transactions, different types of management reports)
  • Liaise with other finance departments such as Business Finance, Credit Control, Corporate accounting and Tax compliance teams
  • Prepare corporate tax entries and statutory accounts filings, support the group and statutory audits of the entities in the scope
  • Operate as a contact person towards local service providers and resolve issues
  • Initiates and supports process improvement and productivity efforts
  • Initiates and supports special projects and assignments
  • Main work instructions and manuals
  • Reports to the accounting manager Netherlands / Switzerland

Skills & Education

  • A couple of years' experience in an accounting position (preferred in a SSC)
  • Bachelor or Master's degree with major accountancy, addition professional certifications preferred
  • Experience within accounting for entities in Switzerland or Italy is preferred
  • A personality that's feels comfortable in a changing environment, challenging the status quo
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of the Italian or German language would be considered a plus
  • Good knowledge of the US and Swiss or Italian GAAP rules and the applicable accounting legislation
  • Participates pro-actively as a a member of the controlling team
  • Build cross-functional relationships, facilitates alignment on desired outcomes
  • Take ownership and initiative to resolve problems or to realize process improvements


  • A long term relationship as accountant Switzerland / Italy with the possibility to grow to other positions in the future
  • Salary between €45k - €57.5k a year gross based on 40 hours
  • Working within a challenging international environment in Rotterdam

Are you the Accountant I am looking for? Apply now!