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Accounting Assistant - Rotterdam, NL

CIC

CIC

Accounting & Finance
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024
If you have a knack for numbers and excel at balancing sheets, keep reading! CIC is seeking an Accounting Assistant to join our team in Rotterdam. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
ABOUT CIC
CIC builds and operates a global network of innovation campuses where startups, scale-ups, corporations and public entities connect, work, and grow. Founded in 1999, CIC manages more than 111.000 square meters of innovation-focused workspace, laboratories, and event space across North America, Europe and Asia. Additionally, CIC develops innovation-related programming, builds and enables industry clusters, and provides world-class innovation consulting.
In the heart of Rotterdam's Central Business District, within the iconic Groot Handelsgebouw, CIC Rotterdam manages an innovation community spread over 11,000m2. This space features a dynamic combination of large, medium, and small private offices, shared workspaces, event areas, and a variety of shared amenities. Building on the location’s longstanding commitment to innovation, CIC applies its distinct approach to support the thriving ecosystem of startups, scale-ups, corporations, and public entities, emphasizing our role in catalyzing innovation across different sectors.
Learn more about us here.
YOUR DAY-TO-DAY WORK
As an Accounting Assistant you will take part in financial processes and conduct daily accounting operations. Your work will relate to accounts receivables/payables, external vendors/providers payments management and keeping order in the general ledger. You will be safeguarding accounting policies and procedures, and cooperating with our global finance team.
​​Potential responsibilities will include:
Accounts Receivable
• Onboarding clients.
• Receiving payments.
• Following up on outstanding accounts.
• Reviewing account histories and billing inquiries with clients.
• Creating reimbursement invoices.
Accounts Payable
• Reviewing and entering bills with a focus on accuracy.
• Process expense reimbursements.
• Processing timely payments while managing cash flow.
• Maintaining vendor files.
• Maintaining supporting documentation and classification of expenses.
General Ledger
• Preparing and posting journal entries.
• Maintaining the fixed assets ledger.
• Reconciling bank statements and ensuring accuracy of all transactions.
• Preparing the monthly reconciliations.
• Assisting with the monthly closure.
• Assisting in any audits and tax filings.
• Maintaining the accounting manual and focusing on continuous process improvement.
• Ad-hoc projects.
ABOUT YOU
CIC seeks self-directed individuals for our rapidly growing team, prioritizing a willingness to learn over immediate expertise. Experienced in recording transactions, posting debits and credits, reconciling accounts, and ensuring accuracy and completeness of data. Ideal candidates are adaptable to diverse environments, and bring fresh perspectives to their work.
YOU HAVE
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or equivalent practical experience.
• 2-3 years of proven experience in similar accounting or finance roles.
• Experience with mainstream accounting ERP systems.
• Good understanding of financial and accounting concepts.
• Ability to legally work in the Netherlands. CIC is unable to sponsor visas for this role at this time.
• Fluency in English, and German is required.
OUR OFFER
• Starting compensation is €37,500 gross yearly including holiday pay, depending on experience and qualifications.
• Commuting / Transportation allowance (if living beyond 5 km from the office).
Please submit your application in English. Thank you!
CIC welcomes all candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status or disability. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.