Senior Manager Accounting & Tax

Job description

Join Channelengine as our Senior Manager Accounting & Tax and help us become the number 1 global marketplace integrator. 


In this role you will ensure the success of Channelengine through maintaining the strongest levels of accurate, timely financial statements and compliance with all external financial reporting obligations and audits.


ChannelEngine is a fast-growing SaaS solution, offering leading brands, distributors, and retailers of all industries a solution to connect their systems to most important international Marketplaces and sales channels while optimizing sales, minimizing time, and maximizing profit and reach.


In this role, you will be at the start of defining a growing finance team to support the international growth of the company. Reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for all accounting processes, consolidation, internal and external reporting, and managing external audits. You will also ensure ChannelEngine is tax efficient and compliant with all tax requirements across its jurisdictions. You act as the finance custodian of the company maintaining internal controls, accurate reporting, and fulfilling external reporting requirements.


Your challenges

  • You design the accounting policies (incl. chart of accounts) and update these to ensure consistency and compliance with relevant accounting standards
  • You run a smooth month-end close process, delivering internal financial reporting in time and complete for all entities and on a consolidated basis
  • You act as the main contact with external auditors and deliver the statutory financial statements timely and accurately

  • You deliver sound accounting judgment and decisions such as resolution of accounting issues, special accounting, and support to projects (e.g. M&A)

  • You analyze our tax structure for efficiencies and ensure compliance with all tax reporting requirements across our jurisdictions

  • You gain and maintain an excellent understanding of key business processes such as Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Report, Payroll, Financial Statement Close Process, etc.

  • You establish, document, and formalize our internal controls environment, including documentation of processes, identification of risk areas and control gaps, and change proposals to remediate or mitigate identified risks

  • You understand systems and tools (e.g. ERP) and you ensure quality, accuracy, and integrity of information stored in systems, enabling a single source of truth for finance and key metrics

Job requirements

What does ChannelEngine have to offer you?

  • High growth environment: Experience a fast pace and expanding global organization

  • Expert team: Profit from a communicative, inspiring, and a highly experienced international team

  • State-of-the-art technology: Work on the latest business models, technologies, and tools

  • Skill development: Get challenged and develop your professional skills by taking over responsibilities from day one!

Who are you?

  • A minimum of 7 years of work experience in accounting and finance in fast pace international environments

  • Degree in Finance and Accounting or equivalent and well-versed in Dutch-Gaap, IFRS and US-Gaap

  • Accounting Qualification such as CPA, RA or ACCA, or equivalent

  • Experience in Big 4 external audit and/or experience in internal control/internal audit team in a MNC environment is strongly preferred

  • Progressive experience in financial consolidation, reporting, analysis, and internal control

  • A strong understanding of E-commerce and preferably SaaS solutions

  • You are excellent and advanced in excel and tech-savvy in relation to business (Slack PM systems, Gdrive) and finance systems (ERP)

  • Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills

What is ChannelEngine?

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing SaaS solution, offering leading brands, distributors, and retailers of all industries a solution to connect their systems to the most important international Marketplaces and sales channels while optimizing sales, minimizing time, and maximizing profit and reach.


ChannelEngine's story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most important elements of the global e-commerce market. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to any business. Our 15+ years of e-commerce experience helped us build the most complete marketplace management suite and now, 7 years later, we facilitate the sale of over 6 million products from 2000 brands to over 100 marketplaces. Our platform is used by many strong and well-known companies. Some of the many great names we work for are JBL, Bugaboo, Brabantia, Brunotti, Hunkemöller, RB (Finish, Airwick, Durex, Nurofen), Body & Fit, Nelson, Libbey, Signify, Staples, Polaroid, and many more.


ChannelEngine is growing at an extremely rapid pace and currently covers Channels in Europe, the US, Canada, and Mexico and is currently on a mission to cover the globe. Do you like change and innovation? Are you looking for high-energy and driven people to work with and achieve ambitious goals together while having fun? Are you ready to grow with us? Don’t hesitate to send in your application!