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Junior Accountant - Shared Service Center

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Company
ACT Commodities
Type
Vacancy
Location
Amsterdam
Sector
Accounting & Controlling, Finance, Trading
Required language
Dutch, English
Website
https://careers.actcommodities.com/#intro

Description

I EXCEL WHEN...

  • Close to the business
  • Excel guru
  • Highly motivated
  • Making number talk accessible talk!
  • Part of the family

For this position we are looking for somebody with the right attitude. We need somebody assertive and focused on teamwork, who likes to keep learning and be challenged.

MORE ABOUT THE JOB

Who we are:

ACT is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. Working at the center of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate action targets, no matter how ambitious. Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, renewable energy markets, energy efficiency, renewable fuels, and carbon credits. ACT delivers tailor-made solutions from offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris, enabling its partners to join the environmental revolution and pursue more sustainable futures.

What you'll do:

As a Junior Accountant you will be part of the Shared Service Centre of ACT Commodities, working with an international client portfolio. This makes for a very diverse and challenging environment, which reflects in the job as well - this isn't the usual accountant role. Because we are currently experiencing rapid growth in our scale-up phase, our departments are going through changes and process improvements. You will get the chance to experience this new era of business at ACT and have an impact by making your ideas heard. We want someone open-minded and eager to learn who can think outside the box.

The Shared Service Centre Finance team includes a finance director, an FP&A senior professional, two financial controllers, one payroll controller and two accountants. Reporting to the finance director, you will be responsible for handling accounts payable and intercompany transactions, which include processing and issuing invoices, payments, bank statements and expenses. You will work in close coordination with financial controllers and accountants and the wider Operations and Business Support team from other Local Operating Companies. In a nutshell, your tasks will be:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely registration and posting of vendor invoices
  • Closely monitoring and following up on invoice approvals
  • Monitor back-office inbox and ensure invoices are forwarded and all queries are timely handled
  • Execution of internal and external payments; urgent and non-urgent requests
  • Be main point of contact for AP related matters (clients; treasury and functional departments)
  • Processing bank statements
  • Preparation of payment runs for approval
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • Processing debit card and credit card expenses and statements
  • Ensure budgets are updated and processed in NAV
  • Send payment forecasts to treasury
  • Onboarding new clients bank account and VAT numbers
  • Assisting with execution of financial audit requests
  • Improve accounting processes and assist in projects
  • Issuing monthly intercompany invoices
  • Updating processes and documentation
  • Monthly and yearly closing; including IC recharges, reconciliation of B/S and vendor open items

Who you are:

  • University degree in Finance (Bachelor Accountancy preferred);
  • 1-2 years’ experience working as an accountant;
  • Excellent knowledge and use of English (written and spoken);
  • Dutch language knowledge is a plus;
  • Experience in international VAT treatment is a plus;
  • Experience working in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus;
  • Works well under pressure;
  • Collaborative and communicative, can liaise with other departments to get information;
  • Self-starter mentality, good at working independently;
  • Motivated, takes own initiative;
  • Decisive, can prioritize and effectively manages time;
  • Proactive and illustrates a focus on continuous process improvement;
  • High attention to detail and ability to adapt to change/flexibility;
  • Hardworking, diligently ensures task completion.

What we offer:

  • An in-house position in a fast growing organization;
  • Being part of an ambitious international team of dynamic young professionals;
  • Innovative environment where personal and professional development is key;
  • Competitive remuneration, corporate pension and bonus schemes;
  • Business- and communication-related trainings;
  • NS Business Card (when applicable);
  • Exciting quarterly target incentives;
  • In-house Life Coach.

**A pre-employment screening is part of our application procedure** 

 

Apply today and discover ACT Commodities!