Financial Accountant

About the role

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our Accounting Team. You will report to the Accounting Manager and work closely together with other stakeholders both within the finance team (finance business partners) and outside (e.g. HR and Tech team). Furthermore you will also take part in special projects supporting strategic objectives. Because we are growing fast, the tasks and responsibilities of this role may change over time and you will be excited to take on new challenges and responsibilities as they occur.

Our team is split between Groningen and Amsterdam and therefore it’s up to you where you will be based. However, we do expect that you are willing to travel to Amsterdam or Groningen whenever this is needed.

What you’ll do

Complete the monthly closing process for various entities within Catawiki, including preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayments, intercompany transactions, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, detailed supporting analysis and relevant documentation.

Support the payroll team with monthly processes and review the payroll journals and supporting documentation.

Review and perform variance analysis on balance sheet and profit and loss accounts during the closing procedures.

Work closely with external providers (local accountants and external auditors) to ensure that the organization is compliant with the local regulations.

Provide technical accounting advice within your area of expertise to functional managers to help them understand financial reports, and manage their financial responsibilities.

Drive initiatives and projects and actively drive continuous process improvements and innovations.

Act as a connected business partner for internal stakeholders on tasks and projects with a cross functional impact.

Drive standardization and creation of centralized processes, automation and simplification of tasks.

What you’ll bring

3-5 years of relevant experience in accounting

Minimum HBO education level

Knowledge of Dutch GAAP and/or IFRS

Open and transparent communication

Takes ownership for responsibilities

Have an eye for detail (accuracy is important)

Able to cope with a dynamic and high change environment

Team player but also able to work independently

A structured, organised approach and a positive attitude

Strong IT experience in Workday (as financial system), is a plus

Knowledge of VAT, BUA and WKR legislation is a plus

Fluent in English

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 800+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:

Working with a top notch team acting on a champions league level in a super complex dynamic environment; you will learn a lot!

A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities.

A great office located in the heart of Amsterdam with an easy-going atmosphere.

Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.

Tailor-made trainings to facilitate your personal and professional growth

The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!

Stock Options: All Catawikians are granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service.

And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.

Job Type
Full Time
63 days ago

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