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GL Accountant

Posted 15 Jul 2024
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3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
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Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we’re inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We’re proud to play a part in protecting the world’s democracies. And we’re committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.

GL Accountant

Do you already have some experience in GL Accounting and you are ready for the next step in a matrix organization? Are you fascinated by the high tech manufacturing industry and you would like to work alongside experienced and passionate for their work professionals? Then look no further, because our Finance team is looking for a GL Accountant to grow its Accounting team!

The Finance team based in Papendrecht consists of 3 teams: Accounting and Reporting, Project Finance, and Tax. The Accounting & Reporting team is now looking for a Senior GL Accountant, who will collaborate closely with the Financial Controllers on the analysis of financial figures and they will provide input on the annual financial statements. This is a broad financial role within a specialized team.

What will you do?

  • Process financial and accounting transactions of GKN Fokker companies, including administratively handling the delivery of monthly figures and the closing of journal entries.
  • Prepare various reports including the period figures in the Group's consolidation package, ensuring the accuracy of the reported figures.
  • Maintain and improve balance sheet specifications including providing support for the delivery of internal control programs.
  • Prepare and deliver VAT returns including intracommunity suppliers and CBS returns.
  • Assist with accounting issues and prepare accounting reports (e.g. impairment tests, valuation of inventory, provisions).
  • Provide financial data and explanations for the year-end closing to both internal and external accountants.
  • Support the Financial Controller, ensuring compliance with the financial guidelines and regulations.
  • Perform additional ad hoc tasks to support the wider finance team.
  • Continuously strive for process improvement and efficiency within the finance department.

What will you bring?

  • A completed degree (HBO) in a relevant discipline (e.g. SPD opleiding),
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the manufacturing sector,
  • Hands on experience in month-end close activities, very good understanding of all balance sheet accounts, experience in VAT returns,
  • Can do mentality, ability to work in an international setting,
  • Fluent in both Dutch and English,
  • Can work independently, team player, stakeholder management skills,
  • Strong communication skills and good reporting skills.

What we'll offer

We are committed to offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities, a career that can go in many directions thanks to our breadth of international opportunities. By being part of GKN Fokker Aerospace that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry, you will know that you will be working towards being the most trusted partner in the aerospace industry.
In the role of Senior GL Accountant, you will belong to a team of experts. We will not only provide you with the conditions to perform at the best of your capabilities, but we will also support and promote your professional and personal development. Furthermore, we will offer you:

  • A gross monthly salary between € 3.507,- to € 5.089,- depending on your experience,
  • 8% holiday allowance,
  • 40 paid holidays for full-time employment in line with the Collective Labor Agreement Metalektro (27 holidays and 13 ADV days),
  • An excellent pension scheme (PME) and travel allowance,
  • Hybrid working, giving you the opportunity to balance home and office working,
  • Profit sharing scheme,
  • A pleasant and informal working environment, in which we work together to achieve the best result for our customers.

Next to a competitive package, we will offer you a world of opportunities: we want to see your career fly! We will support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities. That's the beauty of being part of a global business, once you're on board you never know where your career journey may take you!

Extra information

You can apply by clicking on the 'apply' button and attaching your CV and (preferably) your cover letter. For questions you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Joanne Grafton at joanne.grafton@fokker.com. You can expect a first chat with Joanne and possibly 1 or 2 F2F interviews with the hiring manager and members of the team.

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN Fokker Aerospace. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created an environment where everyone can be at their best. We are also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.
Be part of our journey!

We’ll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work.

We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavour, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology.

With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Engineering
Hoofddorp
1,000 employees