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Staples Solutions is seeking an Accountant for the European Sourcing Entity.

A strong communicator with great analytical skills who can communicate well with stakeholders on all levels. You will help Staples Solutions by performing the accounting lifecycle from A-Z and taking ownership of the IFRS accounts for the group’s European sourcing entity.

You will be managing all external and internal audits, statutory accounts, intercompany positions, corporate and indirect tax. You will liaise with Head of Accounting of Finance Director of the BU involved to ensure that all of the results are communicated to all stakeholders and all issues are resolved prior to the submission of results.

You will lead the month end close process (with support of the Accountants for the Business Units involved.

Your team: You will report to the Team Leader Corporate Accounting and be part of the wider financial team based in the Amsterdam office.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

·        Performing daily accounts payables activities, including recording of import invoices, weekly payment runs and correct reconciliation of paid and unpaid invoices

·        Ensure that intercompany receivable invoices are settled and cleared on time

·        Ensure month end accounting for Business Units is completed to strict deadlines

·        Responsible that period end reporting requirements are met to the agreed standards

·        Accurate balance sheet reconciliations are performed and submitted in a timely basis for all accounts

·        Detailed review and follow up of all GL, GRNI and GSNI accounts to ensure there are no clearing issues

·        Manage the year-end audit, statutory account filings and corporation tax work in cooperation with 3rd party auditors

·        Manage all indirect tax and corporate governance requirements (VAT, ecotaxes, etc.)

·        Assist the Team Lead Corporate Accounting in preparing the tax packages required by the Tax Department

Your profile:

·        A minimum of 3 years proven experience within a similar role

·        An excellent working knowledge of SAP

·        Experience of import accounting is a plus

·        Strong attention to detail and ability to organize and oversee own tasks

·        Work as part of a team as well as individually

·        Fluency in English and Dutch, both written and verbal


Our Offer           

You will be part of a dynamic team where you can make a difference. We believe in empowering our employees with work that is fast-paced and challenging with lots of opportunities to learn and develop. You will be part of an international team that respects each other’s values and is committed to make more happen.

How to apply?

Did we get your attention? Apply through the company website by clicking the “apply” button or visit our career page. For further information regarding the Accountant European Sourcing Entity role, contact Malika.Oukil@ Staples-Solutions.com. Please only use this e-mail for further inquiries and apply through our website.

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About Staples Solutions

Staples Solutions is the leading provider of workplace products, services, and solutions to small, mid-sized, and large businesses in Europe. Through our integrated offering, Staples Solutions is the partner of choice to meet the diverse needs of the workplace of today and tomorrow.

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