Provisioning (making sure costs & revenues are being booked in the right monthly period) by checking invoices in (Purchasing) and invoices out (Sales)
Checking of administration invoices (in & out) carried out by the Administrative Assistant(s) Finance
Monthly administrative closing / final accounts
information supply & Reporting
Attending to periodic reports (monthly / quarterly / yearly) of the Sarens entity / entities concerned (also to W-Europe / HQ) in assistance of the Finance Manager / Controller.
Assisting in preparing the final balance sheet and the profit-and-loss account per period.
Assisting in preparing the annual report for the accountant.*Assisting in the annual wage and VAT reconciliations.conflicts that arise in work situations.
Maintaining contact with external parties, such as banks, insurance companies, tax authorities, suppliers, etc. with regard to financial administrative matters and also with internal stakeholders.
Actively participating in meetings of own department and attending other meetings in a contributing manner when and where needed.
Initiating continuous actions for improvement for one’s own job in consultation with one’s superior, and following up on these Participating in projects for improvement.
Following training courses and growth paths within the framework of the job and / or performance.
Health, Safety, Environment and Quality
Adhering to legislation and instructions / training as well as regulations with regard to safety.
Pointing out risks with regard to safety, the environment or health, reporting these risks to the QESH Manager and taking or having corrective / preventive measures taken.
Proper and careful use of work equipment and hazardous materials.*Execution of all activities according to the processes described in the QESH Management System.
Carrying out all other activities that could be reasonably demanded and / or are needed in the interest of the business.
Complying with and following of company rules and regulations.
Minimum of AAT Accounting qualification level 2 (Association of Accounting Technicians) required to start as an Assistant Accountant, developing further to level 4 for an Accountant.
Other training courses related to high-quality job performance and / or working at Sarens
Assistant Accountant :
Good knowledge of the English language, speaking, writing and reading
Knowledge of Sarens’ Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental rules and procedures
Knowledge of current and accepted automation packages and ERP systems pertaining to Finance
Knowledge of relevant laws and legislation
The ability to communicate clearly and be accepted
VAT / tax legislation (VAT returns, penalties, corrections)
Knowledge of financial administration & bookkeeping process
Knowledge of journals, cash book, general ledger, profit and loss statements, balance sheet
Understanding of income / revenues and expenditures / costs
Understanding and knowledge of Final accounts / Assets / Value and Depreciation
Broad organization view
Perfect with numbers and figures
For Accountant in addition :
Knowledge of :
Financial (performance) reporting for management
Drafting and interpreting financial statements
Preparing budgets and income and expenditure forecasts
Assessing budgetary impact of internal and external factors
Budgetary control to improve organisational performance
Monitoring, analyzing and managing costs
Assisting in managing the internal control (systems) financial flow
Pro-actively inform and advise management and take action
3 to 5 years relevant on-the job accounting experience to start as an Assistant Accountant.
We offer a unique, international and fascinating environment
A challenging and responsible position.
An international growing organisation with an excellent reputation.
An attractive salary with fringe benefits.