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Senior Accountant (Amsterdam)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location International

Ref # 5881

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Barden are proud to be working with a global technology firm to help identify a Senior Accountant to join their centralised global accounting function in Amsterdam. This individual will play an important role in efforts to further enhance controls, accounting processes, and reporting.


  • Contribute in the global accounting H2R process;
  • Responsible for all operational aspects of stock based compensations and pensions, including accounting, forecasting, policies and procedures, internal controls implementation & compliance, support audits and related systems;
  • Ensure smooth day to day operations and accurate monthly close process and deliverables for the related areas, including review of work performed by others;
  • Taking initiatives in identifying and implementing improvements and efficiencies which can streamline the close process and/or reduce risks;
  • Contribute in global initiatives for process standardization, centralization, and automation (e.g. RPA), and improved systems & tools;
  • Partner with business stakeholders, including HR, Compensation & Benefits, corporate accounting and financial operations;


  • 2+ years of experience in accounting, financial control, or a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience in employee-related compensation and benefits accounting
  • A professional accounting certification, such as ACA, ACCA, or similar, is preferred.
  • Experience working with accounting & ERP systems, such as NetSuite, SAP, or Oracle.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships
  • Must be able to exercise a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, detailed and deadline-oriented, with a proven track record to handle multiple tasks with varying priorities. Ability to remain organized in a fast-paced environment at a growing company.
  • A strong ‘growth’ and transformational mindset, comfortable navigating ambiguous situations, and an eagerness to drive long-term improvements and change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks, and opportunities with leaders, auditors, and business partners.


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Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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