Compliance Accountant

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Locatie : Amsterdam
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Type aanwerving : Vast contract

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For one of our truly international clients based out of Amsterdam we are currently looking to recruit a Compliance Accountant. Our client operates in the real estate branch and has a great reputation within their field. They are a US company listed at the (NYSE) and have a European head office in the Netherlands. The culture is very open, dynamic, hands on and international. The Compliance Accountant will be joining the statutory compliance team.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the statutory filing (CIT/STATs) process for several countries, and managing the process for one country, with the outsource partner, including statutory audits, trial balance review, to assure timely filing in accordance with the planning agreed
  • Follow-up on queries from tax authorities and tax audits with tax advisor
  • Arranging (CIT/VAT) payments with accounts payable department and cash management
  • Maintaining (with an eye on improving) administrative process (reviewing tax assessments, mail handling, coding, scanning, filing) for 6 countries (this task represents approx. 20% of the workload)
  • Preparation and filing of periodic national bank reports and statistical data (e.g. CBS) as well as several other local filings
  • Assisting in registration of new entities


  • Hands-on mentality: accurate and pragmatic
  • Handles deadlines well: flexible, no 9 to 5 mentality
  • Problem solving skills: ability to identify issues, define the obstacles and decide in which course of action to take to solve the issue independently
  • Influencing skills: ability to build a strong relationship with your colleagues
  • Cultural sensitivity: ability to work in a multi-cultural and matrix structure environment, act and respond appropriately in a political environment, properly handle confidential information and work in a constructive way with other staff groups
  • Proactive behavior: ability to proactively support the business, ability to re-prioritize responsibilities on a daily basis in a fast paced environment
  • Strong team player: ability to work closely together with team of Assistants and Reception as well as with other departments (tax, treasury, accounting)
  • Self-development: ability to continuously develop oneself to become more effective, reflect on own behavior and take time to listen to feedback
  • High level of flexibility: ability to handle change and to take on different tasks or support a different team or team members
  • The ability to handle a diverse range of competing requests from the business at any one time, whilst delivering high quality results and with a service orientated approach

Qualifications and experience

  • HBO / Bachelor (accounting) working and thinking level
  • 3 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience and affinity with an international, corporate or trust company environment
  • Familiar with annual reports and CIT returns
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English. Dutch would be a strong preference


Please react with your CV. For more information you can contact Accounting Operations via telephone number: 020-4709011

If you have not received a reaction within 10 working days, your application is not included in the procedure.



Queens Towers
Delflandlaan 1
1062 EA Amsterdam
Telefoon : +31 20 470 90 11

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