Financial Controller




§ A competitive salary, based on knowledge and experience; (max 5.250 bruto per maand ex vakantiegeld)

§ 24 days of leave;

§ Good pension plan (partially paid by Safescan);

§ Bonus plan;

§ Travel allowance;

§ Opportunities for training and education.

Ideale profiel:

  • Technisch goed onderlegd in accounting/consolidatie/internal control (hoeft niet op alle vlakken een tijger zijn)

  • Goede comunicatieskills

  • Team spirit

  • Kan kennis op een goede manier overdragen naar de andere teamleden

  • Besluitvaardig maar overlegt op het juiste moment of de juiste richting is gekozen

  • Potentie om het team te leiden



Position Title

Senior General Ledger Accountant

Reporting to

Director Finance

Number of reports

Direct: 0

Indirect: 0

Business Details


Zoetermeer HQ

Cost Center

Job objective

The Senior GL Accountant will perform the general accounting work in a timely and accurate manner, in compliance with local GAAP and tax requirements. As a Senior GL Accountant, you will analyze accounts as well as prepare monthly reports, financial statements, statistical reports and tax reports. You will assist in the development and implementation of department policies, procedures, and programs in assigned areas. In addition, you will advise management and employees in your areas of expertise and assist internal and external customers.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure all the accounting transactions are recorded timely and accurately with a high standard of supporting documentation
  • Review the accounting entries performed by other team members and perform accounting entries such as accruals and reclassifications as needed to ensure compliance with local GAAP and tax requirements. Such entries could include intercompany movements, fixed assets, deferred assets, payroll, allocation of expenses, and adjustments of reserves and provisions
  • Prepare consolidation and financial statements in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with the local GAAP
  • Perform and review reconciliations regarding Balance Sheet accounts, that includes to explain and possibly adjust the outstanding balances
  • Ensure that the accounting and tax documentation is updated and maintain the traceability of it, in order to support the accounting and the taxes in proper way
  • Provide support in external audits
  • Actively participate and support of the improving accounting process into the ERP
  • Includes ad hoc duties as necessary



  • Sales
  • Order Desk
  • Customer Success Team
  • Warehouse & Logistics
  • IT
  • HR
  • International branches Safescan


  • External accountant
  • Tax authorities
  • Service providers (Qlikview/Exact)

Key competencies

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Auditing experience
  • Communication skills
  • Result driven


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics
  • At least 5 years of experience in general accounting: month end closes, account reconciliations, and reporting. Capable of managing the month end close activities independently
  • Experience in compiling consolidations and financial statements
  • Experience in working in international matrix organization, preferably SSC experience
  • Knowledge of (international) accounting principles
  • Ability to work under pressure and a high degree of ability to define priorities
  • Able to coordinate all activities performed by accounting team, meeting all deadlines
  • Oriented to detail and organized
  • Proactive and with a high sense of teamwork
  • Focused on process improvement
  • Solid analysis and information processing skills
  • Desirable experience in Exact, Qlikview, Power BI
  • Advanced Excel experience
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English (both spoken and written)

Working conditions

Working coditions If the job requires a person to work in special working coditions this should be stated in the job description. Special working conditions cover a range of circumstances from regular evening and weekend work, working in a warehouse or outside, working with challenging clients, and so forth.

Physical requirements

Physical requirements If the job is physically demanding, this should be stated in the job description. A physically demanding job is one where the incumbent is required to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects on a regular basis, do repetitive tasks with few breaks, and so forth.

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