Finance & Accounting Assistant (Visa sponsored if necessary)

Rotterdam-Botlek (Office)
HBO, HEAO or MEAO diploma in Finance, Accounting or a related field

Position Purpose

Start-up phase: Prior to the operational launch in 2024, the Finance & Accounting Assistant prepares and participates in the setup of a financial & accounting framework of processes, procedures, guidelines, checks & control mechanisms and cost accounting. The Accounting Assistant’s main responsibility is to support the Manager Accounting & Finance, on Financial Accounting, Product costing, Contract Management, Reporting ensuring the P&L, B/S, G/L and related financial documents, and analyzing, explaining and solving financial and material variances.

Operational phase: The Finance & Accounting Assistant’s main responsibility is to support the Manager Finance & Accounting on Financial Accounting, Reporting the B/S, P/L, G/L and related financial documents, Product costing, and analyzing, explaining and solving financial and material variances.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities, but not limited to

  • Reporting daily and periodic accounting-related business to the Manager Finance & Accounting.
  • Updating and maintaining General Ledger by our ERP system.
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions (AP and AR) are allocated to the correct cost centers/accounts, and the general accuracy of the accounting statements.
  • Preparing, assisting and drawing up accounting statements, such as B/S, P/L, Cost accounting sheets and quarterly closing accounting books.
  • Reconciliation of the bank accounts and AR and AP.
  • Preparing invoices related to the AR, and handling invoices related to the AP.
  • Checking and addressing AR if paid in time, and taking action where needed.
  • Filing of applicable required tax forms.
  • Tracking and maintaining the company’s fixed assets.
  • Preparing various management accounting reports.
  • Updating and maintaining various masters of the ERP system.
  • Drawing up quarterly and annual cost accounting reports, collaborating with the Production Department.

Job Specifications (Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, etc.)

  • HBO-, HEAO- or MEAO- diploma in Finance, Accounting or a related field.
  • Proven minimum 3 years track record in a financial assistant’s position.
  • Familiar with Dutch GAAP and Dutch tax affairs.
  • Proactive and service-minded attitude.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and an ERP and/or any other accounting system.


We would like to welcome you to join our MXDA Plant Team.

If you are interested in this position, would you please e-mail us your C.V. and cover letter to:

Remark: Please be advised that only suitable candidates living in the province Zuid Holland or Noord Brabant (40 km commuting distance) are considered.

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