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Financial Accountant

Posted 1 Dec 2023
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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The Armada Finance Team is based in Amsterdam (HQ). We are currently a team of seven (soon to be eight), including the CFO of Armada and the new CFO of BEAT. As a Financial Accountant, you will be reporting to the Head of Financial Operations & Control (who reports to CFO of Armada) and working alongside an Accounts Receivable Assistant, an Accounts Payable Specialist, two Financial Accountants one of which helps the Head of Finance to coordinate the Finance operations.

In order compensate for the recent growth in the company and consequently, the additional work that is already coming our way, we are looking for an experienced, all-round, competent accountant who can learn quickly and take on advanced accounting work.

Your Responsibilities

  • Help to ensure an accurate and timely month end close by preparing various workpapers, journal entries and a wide range of general ledger account reconciliations (including prepayments, accruals, inter-company, fixed assets and various other general ledger accounts).
  • Help to maintain the General Ledger and ensure accounting policies are followed.
  • Confidently communicate and coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues.
  • Assist with the revenue accounting and reporting process. In addition, have the capacity to be able to grow into the position of potentially owning the revenue accounting and reporting process.
  • Prepare monthly internal financial reports for various Armada companies.
  • Prepare quarterly BTW returns and other tax filings.
  • Assist in implementation of new procedures (and potentially new systems), to enhance the workflow of the Finance department.
  • Help to ensure compliance of internal controls.
  • Assist in the annual audit with external auditors.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Provide backup and support to the more junior team members, as needed.
  • Help to review the work of more junior team members.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and management inquiries.
  • Continuously drive improvements to optimize processes and support process improvement, including recommendations for training and updates to procedures.

  • Minimum Education: MBO-HBO financial education
  • Minimum Experience: 3-5 years in a similar finance/accounting role.
  • Working knowledge Dutch Tax requirements (mainly VAT, Withholding tax is a plus).
  • Experienced with various Accounting Systems (AccountView, Exact or Business Central is a plus).
  • Experienced with Excel.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • You are very organised and structured in the way you work.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Dutch.
  • You are energetic and proactive in your work. Knowing how to find that balance between giving it a go yourself and knowing when to ask for help.
  • You enjoy helping more junior team members to learn and grow.
  • You have a mindset of optimisation, efficiency and continuous improvement.

What will you get in return?

At Armada Music, you will be pursuing your passion on an international scale. Calling an inspiring and musical environment home, you will bump fists with a young and dynamic team of skilled co-workers. We also offer an appealing pension scheme for when we finally decide to grow up, and 25 days off per year to force you to miss us occasionally. The Armada Music Office facilitates a gym and an in-house club. O, and we will pay you. There is that too, of course.

About Armada

Armada Music is the biggest independent dance music label in the world, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (HQ), London and New York. Founded in 2003, Armada Music represents labels and artists across the electronic music spectrum, including, Armin van Buuren, ARTY, Brando, Cat Dealers, Eelke Kleijn, Ferry Corsten, Loud Luxury, Morgan Page, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tensnake and more. Armada Publishing is the boutique home of a selection of talented and established songwriters and producers, including Kevin Saunderson (Inner City/ e-Dancer), Sander Ketelaars (Sander van Doorn/ Purple Haze), Thomas Ingamells (Tom Staar/ Ango Tamarin), Chris Knight (Kryder), Marco Niemerski (Tensnake/ Gemini Rising), Nick Bracegirdle (Chicane), Youhanna Assaf (AVIRA), Benjamin Lawton (Ben Gold) and more.

Armada Music is the biggest independent dance music label in the world, founded by Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron and David Lewis (AR-MA-DA). A six-time winner of the IDMA for ‘Best Global Label’, Armada Music boasts a large range of artists on its roster.

1,000 employees