GL Accountant (3months)


Job Description:

Accounting and Reporting

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure Ensures all transactions are in compliance with US and local GAAP and are posted in a timely manner
  • Ensures accounts are properly reconciled and properly documented on a timely basis
  • Maintains documentation to support account balances in a manner that facilitates the efficient review and audit of books and records
  • Ensures all financial transactions are properly recorded with sufficient documentation to support the business purpose of the transactions
  • Supports month-end processes to ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Provides support as necessary to facilitate forecasting and budget processes
  • Responds to inquiries regarding accounting requests
  • Supports the audit process and provides documents as necessary to facilitate the completion of audit requests

Month-end and Year-end Close

  • Prepares financial reports to satisfy Division and Corporate reporting requirements
  • Ensures financial information is reviewed to identify any issues that would impact the accuracy and reliability of financial information presented

Fixed Assets

  • Ensures fixed asset expenditures are supported by an approved CER with sufficient detail to support the business
  • Ensures fixed assets are properly accounted for and depreciated in accordance with Corporate policy
  • Ensures fixed assets are properly tracked through regular asset verification processes
  • Manage the approval and accounting for the retirement and disposition of fixed assets


  • Ensures accounting entries are posted in a timely manner to ensure account balances are properly stated
  • Performs analysis and supports the accounting requirements for instrumentation, demo and samples
  • Ensures the consistent and effective analysis of UPI and ensures entries are properly posted
  • Ensures account balances and entries are properly communicated to ensure local entries will be booked accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ensures inventory costs are properly reflected in the balance sheet

VAT and Intrastat Accounting

  • Ensures VAT and intrastat transactions are properly accounted for and recorded
  • Ensure proper rates are applied to all products
  • Internal Controls
  • Responsible for ensuring that Corporate policies concerning compliance and Health Care Professionals (HCPs) are adhered to
  • Develop and review our internal processes to ensure they are Sarbanes-Oxley compliant
  • Ensure accounting books and records comply with Corporate accounting policies, Sarbanes Oxley, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local equivalent laws

Treasury Management

  • Preparation of weekly cashflow forecast for submission to Corporate.
  • Assist with the preparation of the Foreign Exchange Exposure Report to determine the level of hedges required
  • Other Essential Duties

Required Languages:

  • English-Fluent

Job Category:

  • Other

Job Location:

  • Amsterdam - U.S.A.

Post Date:

  • 18/04/2017

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