Assistant Controller at Nilfisk A/S


Nilfisk is on a strategic journey from a product-oriented manufacturing company to a customer-driven sales organization, where investments in new technologies and the intelligent use of data will enable us to better meet our customers’ demands. We are looking for employees, who are motivated by change, and who want to be part of this journey.We enable sustainable cleaning worldwide to improve quality of life. Today, Nilfisk offers high-end cleaning tools and reliable after-sales services to the professional and industrial market.
We are currently looking for a Bookkeeper based in Almere, the Netherlands. We are offering the opportunity to be the right hand of the controller team and learn and develop within the role, gradually overtaking some of the controller’s tasks.

Main responsibilities:

  • Perform partial checks of the posting process
  • Be a point of contact for external bookkeeping partners
  • Complete tax forms
  • Maintain accurate ledgers
  • Conduct accurate and timely reconciliation
  • Assist in clearing of cash receipts and payments to debtors and creditors ledger
  • Assist with payroll process
  • Maintain fixed assets ledger and associated depreciation schedules
  • Assist controller team with month end close
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and reporting
  • Assist in various (improvement) projects from HQ

The ideal candidate:

  • A degree in accounting / finance, or related field
  • Min. 5 years of experience in accounting / bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of SAP is a must
  • Knowledge of IFRS would be a plus
  • High level of English, knowledge of Dutch and French would be a plus
  • Eager to continue learning and developing
  • Flexible with continuous improvement mindset
  • Hands-on experience with Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Let’s create a cleaner future together

Clean is changing. Today, cleaning is a key contributor to health and safety, and a new clean is emerging, driven by technology and innovation. At Nilfisk we are a driving force in this development, and we work as one team with one agenda, supporting each other across an exciting, dynamic organization. Being part of Nilfisk means having the freedom to speak your mind and do what you do best. You will thrive by having a hands-on approach and the drive to bring your great ideas to life. At Nilfisk you can lead, innovate and collaborate for a cleaner future. Are you ready to make a change?

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