Accounting & Reporting Specialist a.i.

  • Aanbod Max. € 80,000/€ 80
  • Functiegroep Finance
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8709800
  • Locatie Zuid-Holland
  • Contract Detachering via YER, Interim / ZZP
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

For a global production company in the area of Leiden we are looking for an experienced Accounting & Reporting Specialist. The assignment starts directly for at least 4-5 months.


Monthly closing process

  • Planning of month-end closing activities in consultation with Consolidation & Reporting Specialists;
  • Review of monthly reporting submitted (by local units) to ensure quality of reporting;
  • Ensure timely, adequate and reliable monthly financial closing process for the assigned BU/region, including management of all relevant central consolidation and elimination adjustments;
  • Provide feedback to local reporting entities on quality delivered during month-end closing process.

Accounting performance reporting units

  • Pro-actively monitor the quality of the balance sheet and statement of income for the respective reporting entities. Work together with the local accounting teams and other Finance Pillars to ensure a healthy financial position;
  • Develop and implement guidelines, in consultation with accounting manager, which sets the minimum requirements for a qualitative balance sheet;
  • Drive one monthly closing procedure for the respective reporting entities;
  • Set the accounting agenda (use accounting dashboard) for the respective reporting entities;
  • Follow-up on open accounting issues with the local reporting units and monitor on the correct and timely solution of these issues;
  • Manage service delivery and accounting performance by local reporting units/Global Business Shared Services; take the leading role in representing the regional Finance Accounting Pillar;
  • Work together with the respective local reporting units/SSC to ensure compliance with local GAAP), local statutory and fiscal requirements;
  • Provide functional direction, training and support to local reporting units;
  • Perform visits to the local reporting units in the region;
  • Focal Point for discussions with external auditors in the respective region;
  • Manage the annual group to statutory reporting process for the relevant reporting entities and ensure analysis of statutory-group reporting differences;
  • Be the subject matter specialist on complex accounting subjects.


Our client is global company, active in the production of coatings.


We offer a challenging assignment for 4-5 months, in a very dynamic and energetic environment.


  • Accounting professional with minimum 8 years of experiences in various finance-related roles, and capable of analysing complex processes and issues under severe time pressure;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in regional/global reporting and accounting roles;
  • Possesses an excellent analytical mind-set;
  • Not afraid to challenge and ask questions;
  • Preferably having working experience in one or multiple business units;
  • Adequate expertise knowledge in financial accounting (IFRS, accounting processes);
  • SAP and HFM knowledge preferred, or at least not afraid to learn the basics of systems;
  • Drive continuous improvement agenda in the financial and transactional processes, and monthly closing and reporting processes;
  • Adequate communication skills;
  • Hands-on and proactive team player;
  • Travelling in the region required (approx. 25% of the time).