At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Senior Financial Accountant

Job location: Netherlands

About the role

The Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for Financial Accounting, Business Control, and Regulatory Reporting for the company.

The experienced, hands-on and analytical Senior Financial Accountant has strong accounting skills to drive the organization's financial operations and improve financial performance.

The Senior Financial Accountant reports into the VP Finance.

What you will do

Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Accountant include financial accounting, overseeing internal controls, monitoring expenditures, monitoring cash flow, and supporting tax compliance.

  • Supports financial accounting, project accounting and management reporting functions for MPO
  • Record month end transactions in the general ledger, and assist with month end processes
  • Enter transactions in the general ledger related to inter-company transactions, transfer pricing, and tax accrual journal entries
  • Record, maintain and track fixed assets in accordance with internal control procedures
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide backup for Head Office finance team
  • Recommend and implement process improvements where identified
  • Generate accurate and timely monthly reporting packages
  • Analyzing and reporting on financial performance
  • Managing and monitoring internal controls
  • Support annual financial audit and liase with external auditors in planning and executing their work
  • Manages ad-hoc requests for analysis for Management
  • Conduct detailed business and financial analysis to identify potential problems, determine root causes, and recommend appropriate solutions

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, good strategic thinking, excellent communication skills and exceptional accounting proficiency.

  • 3-5 years of accounting or finance experience, preferably with Big 4
  • Masters or BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience in general accounting, intercompany accounting and month end close procedures for a global, public company
  • Preferred experience in accounting for SaaS or software industry
  • Proficient in Excel and other software tools
  • Knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS and Dutch GAAP)
  • Experience with accounting software (NetSuite, Exact, Jira) is a plus
  • Proven communication, interpersonal skills and a team player
  • High level of digital literacy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Compliance oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple and ever-changing priorities
  • Strong English language skills

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

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