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Accounting Assistant

Posted 18 Jun 2024
Work experience
2 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€38,000 - €55,000 per year
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As our Accounting Assistant, your primary focus is reviewing and processing daily financial transactions, creating GL entries, and assisting in the month-end closing process. Bookkeeping and general accounting are your key strengths, and you like to work in a highly organized manner with attention to detail. You like being at the center of the finance team and the business, communicating with colleagues of various teams about their expense sheets, invoices, and customer cases. Daily routines that ensure accuracy and structure are common sense to you and you are passionate about efficiency and automation. You like to contribute to our warm and collaborative culture. Our finance team is a small team of highly motivated professionals and we support each other wherever needed. You fulfill a crucial role within our talented finance team and you report directly to the Head of Accounting.

  • Preparing financial reports and assisting with the preparation of reconciliations during the month-end closing process.
  • Processing and reviewing purchase invoices, expense sheets, and credit card statements, and support in preparing weekly payment lists.
  • Reviewing and creating sales invoices, communicating with our clients following up on trade receivables, and performing setups in the online systems of our corporate customers.
  • Review and reconcile bank statements and ensure that transactions are recorded accurately in the accounting system.
  • Preparing, posting, and reconciling income and expense accruals and prepayments, recording general ledger journal entries.
  • Maintaining GL/Vendor/Customer master files thoroughly and accurately.
  • Provide administrative and financial support to the team with other finance and accounting tasks such as assisting with audits, ad hoc financial analysis, and implementation of new systems.


  • Relevant qualifications such as bachelor/master controlling, finance, bookkeeping, or accounting.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in accounting, financial controlling, or bookkeeping.
  • Bookkeeping and general accounting are what you do best and enjoy doing.
  • Playing a central role within the finance team, communicating with colleagues within the business
  • Passion for optimization accounting software, implementation of automation, and efficiency of processes.
  • Attention to detail, strong planner, and structured approach.
  • Fluent in English and not intimidated by occasional documents in Dutch.
  • A service mindset, you view the accounting team as a support function within the business.


Effectory is Europe’s leading employee feedback solution. With our platform, HR and management can collect employee feedback throughout the employee journey. This feedback is transformed into people analytics that informs strategies to boost productivity, engagement and retention. Built on 25 years’ experience, our 250 specialists in Amsterdam and Munich support more than 1,200 organizations in 110 countries. Now more than ever, HR is an integral part of business strategy, which is why our feedback solution is tailor-made for strategic HR.

Effectory’s mission

We are dedicated to improving the working world by giving employees a voice and making sure their feedback has an impact. Our experts work with HR teams and managers around the world, using employee feedback to overcome some of their biggest people-oriented challenges. From software engineers to HR specialists, every day Effectory’s people work to improve the working world, and we are looking for talented individuals who also want to be part of this mission.


  • An opportunity to work for an exciting company dedicated to improving the working world by giving employees a voice and making sure their feedback has an impact.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 25 holidays for FTEs, and flexible public holiday options
  • A fun and interactive onboarding program to get to know our company and some of your new colleagues
  • A learning budget to spend on your own personal development. We also provide extensive professional and personal development opportunities, and also organize yearly summer and winter schools
  • Flexible working: you will be able to work max 60% of your contract hours from home (or any other location in the Netherlands and/or Germany)
  • Budget to set up your home office
  • Yearly Body & Mind budget to spend on anything that energizes (or relaxes) you
  • Annual events, such as our Winter party, Summer party & the legendary Big Day
  • Additional monthly compensation for working from home
  • The option to work abroad for up to 4 months, and to take an unpaid sabbatical
  • You get your birthday off work, and can also take a day to volunteer for a cause of your choice

Europe’s leading provider of Employee Listening solutions is a thriving company with more than 220 entrepreneurial, young and ambitious professionals who help organizations to collect feedback and ideas from their employees. Our mission is to make the working world a better place. Based in the center of Amsterdam and Munich our multi-disciplinary teams collaborate with more than 1.200 clients in over 110 countries.

Active in 110 countries
250 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 32 years