Senior Associate Accounting & Reporting

Jun 18, 2024
Jun 21, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Role and responsibilities for Financial Account Manager - Senior Associate

The role of the FAM is to collaborate with the team and work alongside the (Junior and Senior) team members in relation to:
  • Bookkeeping, drafting balance sheets, profit-and-loss accounts, and annual reports in accordance with Dutch GAAP or IFRS standards
  • Transaction monitoring (AML checks), payment processes, arranging filings and registrations with the relevant authorities (Chamber of Commerce, Tax Authorities, Dutch Central Bank)
  • Keeping the records of the client entities up to date
  • Ensuring that the client entities are in good standing and are compliant with local & international legislation and regulations, being the eyes and ears for the Intertrust Managing Director of the client entity (Risk Management);
  • Supporting in management of the relationship with the client and all stakeholders such as advisors and authorities
  • Strengthening and sustaining our reputation as a proactive provider of trust and corporate services
  • Acting as a gatekeeper and making sure we protect the financial system

Your responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and preparation of financial statements
  • Reviewing and preparation of annual statutory financial reports as well as monthly and quarterly financial report for clients
  • Prepare and present accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and analysis to relevant stakeholders.
  • Management of Bank accounts including preparation and review of payment documents
  • Preparing management accounts
  • Assistance with financial audit and internal control
  • VAT registration and administration
  • Reviewing and keeping control of the timing of various client deliverables according to the operating memorandum/SLA
  • Working closely with finance and legal colleagues as well as with external parties such as accountants, law firms and tax advisors
  • Reviewing, handling client requests on payments
  • Proactively handling various client queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Coaching, teaching, guiding junior team members

  • A minimum of 8-12 years of working experience within the trust, financial services industries, or accounting firms (compilation practice administration)
  • Fluent in English
  • CA or CA Inter, Postgraduate or similar preferably financial, Accounting & Banking Background
  • Working experience at a big four accounting firm (compilation practice) or with a portfolio of handling (Western-)European clients

Soft skills, way of thinking:
  • Ownership client relation, you are considered their (in-house) colleague/ go-to-person for the Dutch entities
  • First time right attitude: the efficiency this creates is enormous, both financially as in response times

anticipating and pro-actieve attitude
  • Pro-actively handling client queries in an timely and professional manner
  • Avoid client escalations and unexpected news (on work/deadlines/fees)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to prioritize work and function with minimal guidance
  • Culturally sensitive (NL colleagues, ACE colleagues and the clients)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, effective time management and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Interacting with clients on various accounting reports and resolve queries