Accountant- Netherlands

Location: Rijnlanderweg 766, Unit F, Hoofddorp

Reports to: General Manager (NL) / Finance Director (UK)

About us

SIAN Wholesale Ltd is one of the fastest-growing distributors of FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) within the UK.  Due to our recent expansion into the Netherlands, we are now in need of an in-house Financial Bookkeeper at our Netherland warehouse and office.

The successful candidate will either be an experienced bookkeeper or a qualified accountant, have an excellent understanding of the English language, great communications skills and you will be required to know NL local accounting laws and procedures.

You will support the Finance Director in the UK in maintaining the Netherlands financial records, completing and filing legal obligations and ensuring accuracy in recording financial transactions. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be an integral part of a rapidly growing company that will also be adding additional employees throughout the year.

Duties will include:

  • Purchase ledger entry and reconciliations
  • Processing customer invoices, receipts, statements and credit control
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Manage an Invoice Finance portal to include uploads, drawdowns and reconciliation
  • Maintaining an accurate purchase ledger and preparing payment schedules
  • Assisting with analysis and production of reports for Management and legal bodies
  • Preparing & Filing VAT Returns, EC Sales List and Intrastat
  • Liaising with legal bodies on behalf of management
  • Processes and reconciled monthly expense and credit card transactions
  • Assisting with month-end procedures and reports
  • Ad hoc support as needed for the General Manager
  • Provide feedback on projects to improve processes and automation


Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (HBO) in finance, accounting or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a comparable financial
  • Commercial experience with inventory
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamic Navision, Sage, or any other ERP systems
  • Experience working with foreign currencies would be highly advantageous


  • Fluent in English & Dutch (written and spoken)
  • Fluent in any other languages will be an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with excellent knowledge of Excel and Pivot Tables
  • Be great at prioritising and working to strict deadlines
  • Have strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Have a logical thinking mind with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Be an excellent communicator and reliable
  • Be resilient, assertive, optimistic and open to change
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Positive attitude and a flexible approach to the role

Package offered:

  • 7 months full time contract (with high chance of extension)
  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days holiday per year
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