Accounting Assistant - Rotterdam

Finance & Accounting
Ref: 159 Date Posted: Monday 14 Oct 2019
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Our Client

A global expert in industrial fluids. Extensive product lines to suit clients’ needs for a wide range of applications, markets and working conditions.

The Position: Accounting Assistant

Location: Rotterdam

Key Accountabilities of Accounting Assistant Role:

Financial Reporting

  • The Accounting Assistant candidate will be responsible for day to day business: Daily booking of bank statements, with reconciliation to G/L, processing approved invoices, Distribution and keeping track of nonapproved invoices. Process approved personnel expense declarations. Preparation of payments.
  • Prepare weekly cash report
  • Another responsibility of the Accounting Assistant will be to reconcile sub-ledgers with G/L accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory
  • Make necessary monthly/ quarterly accruals about personnel expenses, budget expenses and non-processed invoices, estimate expenses for received goods/ services without received invoices.
  • It will be required of the Accounting Assistant to coordinate the intracompany reconciliation with headquarters
  • Prepare various filings, VAT, Income Tax & Intrastat
  • Prepare monthly reporting pack, including reconciliation to Navision will be expected of the Accounting Assistant
  • Prepare quarterly SOx report in co-operation with Sales Manager

Management Reporting

  • The Accounting Assistant will have to prepare month estimate (P&L only)
  • Prepare and assist in the reporting packs about annual planning cycle, LRP & AOP
  • Prepare Ad-hoc analysis for the Controller will be the responsibility of the Accounting Assistant


  • The Accounting Assistant will have to prepare lease (car) proposals, in cooperation with European Headquarters, and administer the lease (car) contracts

Qualifications & Education required for Accounting Assistant:

  • The Accounting Assistant position requires higher vocational training in business economics
  • Several years’ experience in a similar position

Skills/Experience/Knowledge Preferred for Accounting Assistant:

  • The ideal candidate for the Accounting Assistant role should have knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Navision)
  • The Accounting Assistant position requires knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)

Get in touch with 
Lewis Williams      
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 439