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Consolidation Specialist

Posted 19 May 2024
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2 to 4 years
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English (Fluent)

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This role is part of our Holding team based in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Our team is a vibrant mix of talents, ranging from finance, hospitality and travel experts to recruitment, People & Culture, and marketing enthusiasts. We’re the behind-the-scenes-heroes, the working-across-all-teams ones. Think of us as the powerhouse that keeps DEPT® Netherlands running smoothly; Depsters can always rely on us for answers, ideas, support, and exciting outings and initiatives.

JOB PURPOSE

Do you want to work at one of the fastest-growing digital agencies worldwide? And does ‘out of the box thinking’ tick that last box for you? Then we want to have you on board!

For our office in Rotterdam, we are looking for a Consolidation Specialist who will work closely with all finance-oriented disciplines within the company to join us this year.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the corporate calendar maintenance and tracking local and global adherence to timelines.
  • Proactively supporting local finance teams during the monthly close process to ensure actual submissions are completed on a timely basis to support a five day group close.
  • Support the monthly, quarterly and annual close and global consolidation process, working closely with the appropriate stakeholders (local finance teams, FP&A, tax, HR, valuation)
  • Leading the intercompany and elimination processes for the group (relating to the P&L and balance sheet, including equity pick-up).
  • Support the policy for foreign exchange transactions within the group, including review of entity assessments for the determination of the functional currency for all new entities or changes in circumstances. Prepare quarterly CTA validation and OCI footnote.
  • Perform analysis, make recommendations and prepare responses on consolidation matters.
  • Support subsidiary compliance with adoption of accounting policies and post acquisition accounting adjustments (acquisition, merger, restructuring) within the scope of the job.
  • Maintenance of the legal hierarchies, account structure and other metrics/ dimensions of the data model within the consolidation and reporting system to accommodate management needs and external reporting requirements.
  • Support the preparation of the consolidated annual report, including certain disclosures.
  • Support the performance of review and analysis on group entities and reports.
  • Support the statutory audits of corporate entities to ensure they are performed on a timely basis, including review of accounts and coordination of necessary approval, support agreements and signatures.
  • Interface with external auditors for annual audits, including preparation of required schedule and documentation.
  • Support the execution of the internal controls applicable to the group control team and serve as a point of contact for control compliance related to the consolidation process.
  • Participate in special projects or ad-hoc analysis in support of finance department and company initiatives.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field;
  • 2-4 years of working experience;
  • Highly detail oriented, organized and committed to to a high level of accuracy;
  • Strong focus on customer service mindset with all stakeholders;
  • Curious self-starter who consistently takes the initiative to address questions and build new processe;
  • A strong work ethic, ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge of and experience with global consolidation experience;
  • Solid interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships at all levels of the organization;
  • Strong verbal and written communications with the ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization;
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor.

WE OFFER

  • The choice to work where you are most productive: whether that is in one of our offices, or abroad for 13 weeks a year. Rather work from home? No problem! We’ll provide you with the best of class materials, such as a high-quality laptop, monitor, work phone and the necessary furniture.
  • Everything to focus on your health: from free bootcamp to yoga lessons, mindfulness sessions, mental health services, serious discounts on sport memberships, healthy lunches at the office, and above all: a safe work environment.
  • Great fringe benefits; use of OV-bikes, an NS Business Card and many other goodies.
  • You can discover even more employee benefits here.
  • A reputation for doing good. DEPT® has been named a Great Place To Work in 2023 and has been a Certified B Corp® since 2021 and named ‘Agency of the Year’ at both The Lovies and The Webby Awards.
  • Awesome clients. Whether big or small, local or global — at DEPT® you’ll get the opportunity to work with clients of all sizes and across all industries. And we celebrate all of our successes together!
  • The opportunity for possibility. We want to enable you to do what you do best and help you develop your skills further with training, development and certifications.
  • Global annual DEPT® Cares Month in which employees come together and donate their skills to support local charities

WHO ARE WE?

We are pioneers at heart. What does that mean? We are always looking forward, thinking of what we can create tomorrow that does not exist today. We were born digital and we are a new model of agency, with a deep skillset in tech and marketing. That’s why we hire curious, self-driven, talented people who never stop innovating.

Our culture is big enough to cope and small enough to care. Meaning, that with people across 30+ countries, we’re big enough to provide you with the best tools, global opportunities, and benefits that help you thrive. While acting small by investing in you, your growth, your team, and giving you the autonomy to solve our clients problems, no matter where you are in the world.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

At DEPT®, we take pride in creating an inclusive workplace where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. We actively seek to recruit, develop, nurture, and retain talented individuals from diverse backgrounds, with varying skills and perspectives.

Not sure you meet all qualifications? Apply, and let us decide! Research shows that women and members of underrepresented groups tend not to apply for jobs when they think they may not meet every requirement, when in fact they do. We believe in giving everyone a fair chance to shine.

We also encourage you to reach out to us and discuss any reasonable adjustments we can make to support you throughout the recruitment process and your time with us.

Want to know more about our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Check out our efforts here.

DEPT® is a digital marketing agency that helps clients such as Adidas, patagonia, Audi, Philips, etc stay ahead. With a team of 4000+ digital specialists across 30+ locations worldwide, DEPT® delivers pioneering work while maintaining a boutique culture. Recognized as the Best Digital Agency to Work For in the Netherlands in 2020, and being Climate Neutral and B Corporation certified since 2021, DEPT® is committed to creating a positive work environment. Learn more at www.deptagency.com.

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Rotterdam
Active in 24 countries
4,500 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 32 years