General Accounting Specialist

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  • Offer Good remuneration
  • Job category Finance
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 9068400
  • Location Gelderland
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

For our client in the Arnhem area, we are looking for a General Accounting Specialist (fulltime).

Job description

The Accounting Specialist delivers a valuable contribution to the accuracy and completeness financial administration and is responsible for performing the accounts payable, expense reporting and general accounting processes as efficient and effective as possible. Hereto the General Accounting Specialist initiates and delivers improvement initiatives to the aforementioned processes.

General ledger accounting

  • Process general journal entries initiated by yourself or colleagues
  • Initiate and process the monthly accruals and provisions
  • Book the salary journal entry and process the salary payment from the payroll department
  • Responsible for VAT and ICT returns and the journal entries regarding the returns
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for intercompany reconciliations and reportings
  • Support the month-end close as well as the quarter and year-end close
  • Checking and supervising the complete and correct delivery of financial and non-financial SOX-related documents from the F&C department and other departments
  • Registering shortcomings within the SOX compliane and managing and supervising the repair of these shortcomings

Accounts payable/cash and bank records

  • Review, verify and process vendor invoices accurately in the invoice system
  • Ensure that invoices are recorded to the proper general ledger account, project/cost center and tax code in the proper accounting period
  • Responsible for timely resolution of all invoice discrepancies
  • Process bank statements in AccountView system
  • Initiate and process bank payments in AccountView and banking system

Expense reporting

  • Manage the expense reporting system
  • Processes employee expense reports to ensure timely completion
  • Ensures expense reports are processed accurately and timely within the critical processing deadlines
  • Resolves expense report discrepancies or issues; researches and explores answers and alternative solutions; implements solutions; escalates unresolved problems
  • Communicates with employees any expense report not submitted timely


Our client is an international company located in the Arnhem area.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to our client. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

  • MBO/HBO degree in Finance, Control or Business Economics
  • 2-5 years of experience in similar role (depending on educational level)
  • English fluent verbal and in writing (must)
  • Dutch fluent verbal and in writing (nice to have)
  • Skilled in accounts payable
  • Skilled in general accounting
  • Skilled in expense report (nice to have)
  • Skilled in SOX (nice to have)
  • Highly skilled in Excel
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