Senior Accountant -Bilingual English/Dutch (Malta or Amsterdam)

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About Us:

Since 1852, Hästens Beds has been committed to crafting the best sleep. The skilled craftspeople at our factory in Köping, Sweden, have been refining our work for generations. Every bed is bespoke and made by hand using only the best natural materials. The difference lies in the details and our quest to provide the most restful sleep for people who want to lead a higher quality of life. With operations in 35+ countries and over 200 partners in Europe, Asia and North America, the small family-owned company has grown into a global producer and retailer of premium beds.

Seeking a Senior Accountant to help us not only grow our business, but also to help grow our brand so that we can bring the best sleep in the world to more and more people.

Position Overview:

  • Handle accounts for Hästens' group pertaining to Retail, Wholesale, and E-commerce
  • Ensure the integrity of accounting information is met by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions with the utmost attention to detail
  • Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies
  • Process supplier and customer invoices
  • Handle employee expenses
  • Process group billings
  • Upload payments through online banking
  • Handle cash management (e.g., bank reconciliations and cash flow)
  • Maintain pre-payments, accruals, and fixed asset registers
  • Assume responsibility for preparation and closing of monthly accounts, as well as annual financial statements
  • Gather information for VAT and tax reporting purposes
  • Support and ensure compliance is met on all finance filing requirements and tax filings
  • Coordinate and liaise with external parties such as: auditors, accounting agencies, tax agents, corporate secretarial agents, local tax and government authorities (whenever required), audits, procedures, and forms (both statutory and internal)
  • Assist with new processes and systems integration implementation (ensuring sales communicates with accounting) for Retail and E-commerce
  • Participate in improvement projects and initiatives. Generate ad-hoc financial reports to support management in the decision-making process
  • Handle additional ad-hoc projects as needed

Skills Needed:

  • Bilingual in English and Dutch (written and oral) a Must!
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; fully qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas
  • Experience in Quickbooks and SalesForce (or similar systems/platforms) a plus
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Flexible and able to meet internal and statutory deadlines
  • Solid level of Excel skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Positive and Growth Mind-Set
  • Energetic, High-Spirited, and Personable
  • Sound judgement and good gut instincts
  • Confident yet humble
  • Well-rounded with interests outside of finance (e.g. arts, music, sports)
  • Interest and able to travel for business-related meetings
  • Super-organized and able to prioritize
  • Sense of urgency to get it done
  • Solutions-driven

Commitment: Hästens Beds is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity.

Location: Malta or Amsterdam (must be already based)

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive salary and Benefits



 

 







 

 


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AREA OF OPPORTUNITY

Köping

Nya Hamnvägen
731 36 Köping Directions View page

WE INVEST IN PEOPLE

 

Here at Hästen we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift - we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team-members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.

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