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Technical Accounting Specialist

Posted 17 Jun 2024
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3 to 5 years
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Full-time
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Dutch (Fluent)

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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to further build on your experience in an ambitious international company? Then you might well be Kiwa’s new Technical Accounting Specialist at our Global Head Office located in Rijswijk. About the role

The Technical Accounting Specialist will be part of the Consolidation and Reporting team, and will work on preparing the Kiwa Annual Report, provide guidance to Finance colleagues worldwide, liaise with our parent company SHV, and work on various projects.

Kiwa is a fast growing organisation with many exciting challenges to grow your career. The group has operations in more than 40 countries and has the ambition to expand and grow further by organic growth and acquisitions. This rapid growth combined with upcoming changes in legislation gives rise to various interesting projects you might or will be involved in:

  • PPA accounting of newly acquired companies;
  • Implementation of ESG reporting;
  • Implementation of Pillar 2 reporting;
  • Mergers and liquidations of Kiwa Group Companies;
  • Onboarding of Finance Departments of acquired companies.

With more than 11,000 Kiwa employees in over 40 countries, you become part of a family of companies.


Do you have what it takes?

For this position, we’d like you to bring these educational and personal skills:

  • Bachelor and/or Master in Finance and/or Accounting preferably combined with a professional chartered accountancy qualification like ACCA or RA;
  • Approximately 3 years of professional experience in a similar position or 4 – 5 years with a big Four audit firm;
  • Experience in applying IFRS related accounting concepts and rules, including leasing, consolidations, GAAP conversions, fair value assessments, revenue recognition and/or business combination accounting;
  • Strong interest in the intricacies of technical accounting;
  • Able to translate complex accounting topics in an easy, digestible way to stakeholders;
  • Strong communication and influencing skills to inform, explain and persuade a variety of stakeholders on our technical accounting positions and considerations;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • Team player mentality;
  • You are available for 36-40 hours per week;
  • You are based in the Netherlands and entitled to work here.

What can you expect from us in return?

As a Technical accounting specialist at Kiwa, you’ll hold a challenging high-level position in a technically oriented, ambitious, expanding international organisation. At Kiwa, we value your professional development and personal wellbeing. You’ll be given ample opportunities to balance your working and private life by planning your office hours flexibly and, if desired, partly remotely. We are looking for someone who is available for 36-40 hours per week.
When it comes to our terms and conditions, we offer you a salary tailored to your professional competence and experience.

Where you’ll work
In this full-time role, you will work for the Kiwa Group, headquartered in Rijswijk, the Netherlands. As a member of the Corporate Finance team, you will work for and report to the Head of Group Consolidation and Reporting.

Interested in the role of Financial controller? Apply now by clicking on the red application button to apply at Kiwa.

More information
Should you have any questions about this position at Kiwa Group, please contact Ashley Samuel, Group Technical Accounting Manager, phone +31 (0) 6 10 30 26 95, or Anko IJtsma, Head of Group Consolidation and Reporting, phone +31 (0) 6 46 87 08 11. We look forward to hearing from you!


Kiwa behoort tot de wereldwijde top-20 van TIC (Testen, inspecteren en certificeren) bedrijven. Op het gebied van inspectie en certificatie bepalen we mede de norm. Maatschappelijke verantwoordelijkheid nemen we daarin heel serieus. We werken met z’n allen hard om de wereld elke dag duurzamer en veiliger te maken. Kiwa speelt continu in op veranderingen in de markt, dat is wat…


Kiwa behoort tot de wereldwijde top-20 van TIC (Testen, inspecteren en certificeren) bedrijven. Op het gebied van inspectie en certificatie bepalen we mede de norm. Maatschappelijke verantwoordelijkheid nemen we daarin heel serieus. We werken met z’n allen hard om de wereld elke dag duurzamer en veiliger te maken. Kiwa speelt continu in op veranderingen in de markt, dat is wat ons werk uitdagend en afwisselend maakt. We zijn een dynamische organisatie waarin je alle ruimte hebt om te ontwikkelen zodat je alles uit jezelf kunt halen.

Engineering
Rijswijk
5,000 employees