Junior Accountant - English & Dutch

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Language(s) required:

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
Maasvlakte, Rotterdam
€ 3000 Monthly
Start date:
To be confirmed
Smaragda Dize
Call: +31 (0)20 406 9183


Are you looking to be part of a fast-growing global food business with Rotterdam operations headquartered in the Maasvlakte Rotterdam area? Do you want to realise your ambitions while being part of a principle driven organisation that aspires to transform its business through powerful Brands? Our international client is seeking an associate who wants to drive meaning in their work that benefits them, the organisation and the world around us. What you get at our client is challenging, interesting work with opportunities to grow in Europe and beyond. You get the tools you need to do an excellent job and you have smart, motivated people around you to help you do it! It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes our client such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

Our client is an emerging global food company, with Net Sales in excess of $600 million globally, operating across a range of categories including specialty rice, organic foods and convenience rice based products. The Company is engaged in milling, processing and marketing of branded and non-branded basmati rice, and manufacturing of rice food products in India & international market. They have a global presence including India, Middle East, United Kingdom, Europe and United States.  Their operations include contract farming, procurement, storage, processing, packaging and distribution, their rice product parboiled, organic, quick, cooking brown rice, and ready-to-heat rice.

Please note that for this position you need to have your own car and driver’s license.


Job Profile for Junior Accountant
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Track and maintain inventory records
  • Collate and analyse account data and generate financial reports
  • Calculate and prepare tax payments
  • Checking and verifying expense reports for further processing
  • Making accounting entries in the electronic accounting systems, including invoices and bank account statements
  • Maintain complete filling system to support financial records including balance and maintaining accurate ledgers
  • Monitor debts levels and compliance with debt covenant
  • Record cash receipts and maintain petty cash
  • Assemble information for external or internal audits/auditors for annual/quarterly audits
  • Performing any other ad-hoc tasks when needed
  • Manage Accounts Payable (AP):
    • Receiving of invoices - both manual and online
    • Obtain the approval from respective department to process the invoice
    • Booking of invoice in SAP
    • Preparation of payment plan
    • Flag ageing invoices
    • Communicate with suppliers/vendors to get their accounts statements and their ledger reconciliations on monthly basis - all the vendors
    • If no invoice received - making the provision for same
    • Ensuring the booking of all the invoices pertains to particular month within the next seven working days from month end
    • Archive invoices
    • Preparation of weekly MIS related to payments done and invoices booked

Candidate Profile for Junior Accountant

  • Must be fluent in English and Dutch, both spoken and written
  • Must have a good insight into Dutch bookkeeping regulations
  • 3-5 years of experience in an administrative or accounting position
  • Experience working with SAP is a must
  • Need your own car and driver’s licence
  • Experience working in Accounts Payable
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Be a mindful, respectful and hardworking individual
  • Accountable for own work
  • Excellent numerical skills and eye for detail
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • The ability to work in an international environment
  • A hands-on and pro-active approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What Our Client Offers

  • Possibility to start as soon as possible
  • 24 annual leave days
  • Travel costs
  • Eligible for pension plan
  • Great opportunities to learn and grow within a global food company
  • End of month company drinks and socializing