Junior Financial Controller | Undutchables

Junior Financial Controller

Amsterdam, reference 2020-01108

Company description

Our client is a Japanese company that develops and supplies high-quality medical products.

Job description

For our client, we are looking for an ambitious Junior Financial Controller to strengthen the accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. Preparing is a large part of the Junior Financial Controller day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail with proactive and problem-solving skills. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long-term success.

  • Posting and processing journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Processing OTC cycles (order to cash, includes bookings of the sales invoice, incoming cash payments, and stock reconciliation)
  • Updating accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Updating accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Assisting in the processing of balance sheets, income statements, and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assisting with reviewing of expenses, payroll records, etc. as assigned
  • Updating financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Preparing and submit weekly/monthly reports
  • Assisting the manager in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assisting with other accounting projects


  • Proven experience as a junior Financial Controller (2-3 years working experience)
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. Exact, SAP) is highly appreciated
  • Business level English and fluent in Dutch. Knowledge of the French or German language would be an advantage for understanding the booking keeping terms of both countries
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work in environment influenced by Japanese business culture

Working conditions

Start date mid-January 2021
Fulltime position

NOTE: Please note that for this role we are only accepting applications from candidates that hold a valid work permit. Our client is not able to sponsor work permits or apply for extensions. Therefore, we will not be able to work with applications that do not meet this criteria.

Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans, Undutchables Amsterdam
+31(0)6 34154087
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