Senior Financial Accountant

Job description

ChannelEngine has a great opportunity for a Senior Financial Accountant! In this role, you will oversee all financial and business aspects of the whole company to ensure compliant, timely, and accurate accounting and (consolidation of) reporting. You will work directly with the Group Controller in designing and implementing processes and procedures with regard to accounting, tax, and compliance. In a fast paced environment and scaling business, this is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop your comprehensive financial skills. 


What you’ll be doing

  • You’ll be the owner of the month end close process including communicating the timeline, review GL and consolidating group financial statutory reporting;

  • Executions of GL bookings/reconciliation and outcomes of all accounting and (Internal/external) financial reporting activities;

  • Taking lead of various controlling activities on business/Opex controlling and cash planning;

  • Assisting in quarterly VAT and annual income tax filing across the regions;

  • Setting up, maintaining, and optimising full financial flow processes;

  • Initiating internal control procedures and ensuring their implementation;

  • Supporting annual group audit and other filing requests for subsidiaries.

Job requirements

What you’ll need

  • Master’s degree in finance, accounting, or controlling preferred; CPA certificate is a plus;

  • 2+ years of working experience in Big 4;

  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in similar positions within international environments, preferably in corporate HQ of the organization;

  • Good knowledge of financial administration (invoice booking/AP/AR etc.) and overall financial processes;

  • We are just getting started, a proactive and hands-on approach is needed;

  • Experience in working with ERP systems. Experience in Cloud-based accounting ERP (eg. Netsuite, exact-online) is a plus;

  • Proficient written and verbal skills in English, preferably also Dutch.


Why you’ll love working here

  • Our awesome company and culture! We are a young, vibrant and international company playing a leading role in the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces;

  • This is a new role in a brand new team, so you’ll have the opportunity and room to implement your bright ideas together with your colleagues;

  • Personal and professional growth alongside a fast-growing company with international plans and lofty ambitions;

  • Individual coaching from experienced finance professionals;

  • Great colleagues to work with! We are a fun and energetic mix of people who enjoy the work we do and the people we work with;

  • State-of-the-art tech: we work with the latest technologies, business models, and tools;

  • Work in our modern office in the heart of Leiden, just a short walk from Leiden Central Station, or from home.


What we can we offer you

  • Our awesome company and culture! We are a young, vibrant and international company playing a leading role in the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces;

  • An interesting industry: marketplaces are booming, therefore our company is thriving!

  • This is a new role in a brand new team, so you’ll have the opportunity and room to implement your bright ideas together with your colleagues;

  • Personal and professional growth alongside a fast-growing company with international plans and lofty ambitions;

  • Great colleagues to work with! We are a fun and energetic mix of people who enjoy the work we do and the people we work with!

  • Work within an enthusiastic, multi-cultural team, where your opinions are valued and encouraged;

  • Free healthy (and slightly less healthy) snacks, the widest selection of tea you’ve ever seen, and exceptionally good coffee to keep you well fueled throughout the day;

  • An attractive pension scheme.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing, e-commerce SaaS solution. We help brands, retailers and wholesalers find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.

Our story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most critical components of the global e-commerce industry. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to every business, and now ChannelEngine offers a complete, user-friendly, marketplace management suite with seamless integration, enabling businesses to expand their reach internationally. Our clients include Bugaboo, Hunkemöller, Brabantia, Bosch, JDE, and Reckitt, to name just a few.


ChannelEngine is growing at a rapid pace and currently covers channels in Europe, North- and Central America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with diverse, adventurous and ambitious people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us. In case you have uncertainties whether you are fully qualified for this role but feel this might be the chance for you don’t hesitate and come and find out!