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Senior Accounting Specialist

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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At Cannondale, innovation and product is at the heart of what we do. Every project, every meeting, every moment is an opportunity to create the perfect ride for millions of consumers around the world. As Senior Accounting Specialist you are a member of the Finance team reporting to the Accounting Controller. In this role, you contribute to managing and further developing the daily transactional Finance, Financial Reporting, Tax, Internal Controls & Compliance activities for CSG Europe & UK (CSG) in close cooperation with the Accounting Team and Corporate Finance. In short, this role offers diverse responsibilities in accounting and financial control. You will have significant responsibility and there will be plenty of learning opportunities while collaborating with the Accounting Team on various projects. How You Will Contribute to the Team: Identifying, analyzing, and communicating risks and opportunities to the Accounting Controller on a timely basis as well as ensuring any accounting/reporting issues are cleared up in a timely manner and strive for continuous improvement. Support in building scalable processes. Be the back-up for the Senior Accounting Specialist. Provide support in month-end closing procedures to ensure appropriate and accurate financial accounting and reporting including preparation of group reporting’s. Various analysis (Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss). Monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Intercompany reconciliations. Various projects. Support in managing and executing VAT-filings for Cannondale and its subsidiaries. You feel at home in an organization where sportsmanship plays an important role. You have a good basis in accounting or controlling and now want to develop further. Both in depth (accounting technical issues) and in width (controlling). You want to improve continuously and you like a dynamic working environment. Your experience: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. 2+ years of relevant work experience in accounting or controlling is a benefit. Detailed-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Strong technical skills. Fluency in English and Dutch required. Ability to collaborate and prioritize in a multicultural and fast paced environment. Analytical, hands-on, result driven and taking initiatives and ownership to drive changes. Know-how to roll up your sleeves and dive into detailed solutions when necessary. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Don’t meet every single requirement? At Cannondale we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. Want a closer look into what it's like to Come Ride With Us? Explore more of Cannondale on Instagram and LinkedIn.

What do we ask of you

For more than 50 years, Cannondale has been a leading innovator in the cycling world. As more riders of all ages and abilities get on the roads, trails, and streets than ever before, we're here to do the best work of our lives to push the greatest human-powered machine into the future each and every day. We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where every teammate can succeed as we inspire riders everywhere. Fueled by a free-thinking, always-game, got-your-back mentality, we ditched the rulebook and set forward on a path to make iconic bikes that simply work better. We look forward to the ride with you.

What do we offer

Some of our Great Benefits: 

  • Hybrid work environment
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Great discounts on company products
  • Employee Wellness Program Pon Fit
  • A mix of casual yet professional culture
  • Discount additional health insurance package
  • Onsite gym (Almelo and Woudenberg)
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Collective Labour Agreement Metalektro
  • Pension plan

About the organization

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Additional information

The cycle-friendly employer certification scheme was developed to establish a European standard for cycle friendly companies. The certification is intended to help European companies to improve the situation for employees that cycle to work. As an acknowledgement for our effort we received the certificate “cycle-friendly employer”. 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging at Cannondale
At Cannondale, we are on a mission to inspire cycling for all. Whoever you were, are, or will be, you can find yourself here. Our diverse line-up of bikes reflects diverse voices, diverse communities, and diverse aspirations. We know the only way to foster that diversity is to foster inclusion in our perspectives. We are committed to not only seeking unique voices, but also cultivating, embracing, and channeling those of every member of the Cannondale community. We understand that doing so makes both our company and our products better. It’s why we want you to Come Ride With Us – because bikes belong to us all. 

Mobiliteit brengt je verder. Daar zijn we bij Pon van overtuigd. In 1895 begonnen we als kleinschalig familiebedrijf. Ondertussen zijn we wereldleider in mobiliteitsoplossingen. Met ruim 16.000 ondernemende collega’s zetten we elke dag opnieuw miljoenen mensen en goederen in beweging.

Active in 27 countries
16,000 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 36 years