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Group Accounting & Reporting Officer

Baan in Alphen aan den Rijn, Nederland

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Engels (Vloeiend)
Nederlands (Vloeiend)

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5 tot 7 jaren

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We are looking for a Group Accounting & Reporting Officer to join the corporate finance team at our global head office to be responsible for the external financial reporting of the Wolters Kluwer Group (AEX-listed, 2018 annual revenues of €4.3 billion).

As the Group Accounting & Reporting Officer you will work in a team of three chartered accountants at the Corporate Office and liaise closely with divisional and local CFO's and controllers of the global operating divisions, external accountants and other corporate (finance) teams, such as treasury, tax, business analysis & control, legal, communications and mergers & acquisitions. You'll work in a demanding, dynamic and professional environment and report to the VP Group Accounting & Reporting.  


  • Preparation and review of the (interim) financial statements of Wolters Kluwer N.V. including the preparation of notes, coordination of the annual report process and liaising with other teams 
  • Manage relationship with external auditors focusing on support in the execution of the audits, dealing with findings and technical topics
  • Develop and maintain master data definitions and taxonomy
  • Develop and maintain accounting and reporting manual
  • Preparation of accounting position papers
  • Preparation of presentations for the Executive Board, Audit Committee and Financial Community
  • Train and develop the internal finance community to ensure proper knowledge of accounting standards and accounting manual in the global finance function
  • Involved in ad hoc business projects such as replacement of EPM systems and implementation of XBRL
  • Reviewing IAS 19 calculations of the group companies
  • Prepare, review and report on Annual Impairment test
  • Review and reconcile - in close cooperation with Tax department - local statutory accounts
  • Perform, together with local management and experts Purchase Price Allocations of acquired companies
  • Work on embedding new standards such as Revenue Recognition (IFRS 15) and Leasing (IFRS 16), and Integrated Reporting
  • Highly involved in internal control projects at Corporate Office and liaise with Internal Control Officer.

Your profile


  • Registered Chartered Accountant (or nearly completed) 
  • 5–6 years of relevant experience, preferably at a Big 4 audit firm and/or a multinational 

Skills and competencies 

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Down-to-earth and approachable attitude
  • Strong personality, ability to get things done, hands-on
  • Good knowledge of accounting and reporting standards (IFRS)
  • Good communicator and social skills
  • Strong influencing management skills 
  • Strong team player that can lead the way
  • Has self-confidence and is self-propelling
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent command of the English language, Dutch would be a preference.

We offer

We are a fast growing, financially healthy and listed organization. You will join the Corporate Finance team in our head office in Alphen aan den Rijn and be part of a diverse, global workforce in a challenging, international and dynamic environment.

We offer you a full-time job (36 hours) with a competitive salary, a laptop, smartphone, generous contribution to your pension and outstanding international career opportunities. Furthermore, flexibility in working hours, a commitment to invest in your personal development and a great environment with fun and professional colleagues are also part of the package.

We are very proud to have been recognized as Dutch Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year.

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Application procedure

  • Application
  • Screening of your resume and motivation letter
  • Interview with recruitment
  • Personal interview with hiring managers
  • Feedback
  • Check on reference and certificates
  • Offer and onboarding
  • Welcome!
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