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Senior Accountant

Amsterdam, NetherlandsFinance

Job description

The position
The Senior Accountant is responsible for accounting of our key entity in the Netherlands! This includes timely closure, consolidation, tax reporting, accounts filling and collaboration with the project entity accountants. Join our growing international business, and help us accelerate the energy transition!


What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values based culture where everyone feels that they belong, and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:


  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days Paid Volunteer Leave


Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.


Job requirements

What you will do

  • Manage monthly payroll checks and posting

  • Manage financial month end close processes including preparation and posting of journal entries, accruals and account reconciliations

  • Take ownership of the quality of the accounting data in the Dutch entities and prepare VAT returns for the Netherlands

  • Together with the team lead, prepare consolidated group financial statements and be involved in year-end audits

  • Manage WKR tracking and reporting

  • Support annual income tax return preparation and filling

  • Support Accounting Team Lead and the larger team as needed and more!

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance/ Accounting and/or professional accounting qualification

  • 5+ years of accounting experience, with at least 2+ years of accounting experience in the Netherlands

  • Strong knowledge of Netherlands accounting and tax law, as well as IFRS

  • Desire to be a technical expert within the team

  • Experience with consolidation and exposure to international organisations would be an advantage but not essential

  • Ability to work within Google Suite as well as NetSuite experience would be a plus

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

  • Dutch language ability a plus, but not required for the role


Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video.

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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