Accountant
Accounting - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Accountant
Accounting - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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At TomTom…You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

For the accountant that wants more than only to work with numbers but also wants to understand the company in detail and build relationships. Not only are we known for keeping the world moving forward every day, we strive to keep you moving forward in your career too.

Where do you want to be?

Are you looking for the next great challenge in your career and are you ready to join our world-class team of financial professionals? Are you looking to be part of state-of-the-art technology and a world-class brand? Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

The candidate we are looking for is someone who is good with numbers, but also with people. He or she needs to be able to correctly account and understand accounting processes, but also build relationships throughout the company and external stakeholders. He or she needs to have the drive to understand how things work. We look for people who bring innovative thinking to everything they do. Do you like to experience and learn things beyond your function? At TomTom you will never get bored.

Our Job is to translate the company to numbers. In this position, you will get to know the products we sell. From beginning to end you will be involved in different aspects. You will have a unique view of the company in order to provide complete and accurate accounting information.

This role suits a hands-on, motivated, self-starter with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and influencing skills.

What you'll do
  • Bill Automotive and Enterprise customers;

  • Ensure deadlines for month-end close and financial reporting requirements are met and all accounting and reporting activities are performed in accordance with the accounting policies of the organization;

  • Ensure correct IFRS accounting;

  • Analyze and review balance sheet and P&L positions and send out analytical reports and reconciliations out to other finance stakeholders.

  • Review and follow-up of monthly financial results with BU controllers;

  • Compile all supporting documentation for balances;

  • Manage preparation of year-end audit schedules as required, working in cooperation with internal and external auditors;

  • Ensure that you are aware of new product specifications and releases so that we can verify and setup the correct master data for accounting purposes.

  • Participate in ad hoc projects to support management and the project team in various tasks.

What you'll need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Economics, Finance or equivalent with 2-3 years of accounting experience in a medium/large size organization;

  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills are necessary for success in this role;

  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external parties;

  • Ability to work in a structured way, service oriented, dynamic, flexible, pro-active, self- starter, and hands-on mentality;

  • Excel skills are required; SharePoint, knowledge preferred.

  • Experience with and knowledge of ERP accounting software, and all Microsoft Office applications is required. SAP experience preferred;

  • Experience working in an international company is beneficial;

  • Must be a strong team player and self-starter, hands-on-mentality, highly motivated, and able to work under pressure during peak periods;

  • Fluency in English;

Meet your team

We’re Finance, responsible for TomTom’s various financial processes. We are a relatively flat organization, consisting of Group Accounting & Reporting, Financial Shared Services, Internal Audit & Control, Group Control & Investor Relations, Treasury & Tax, and Business Finance. Our success lies in the journey itself: how we handle the road we’re on at any moment and the hard work we do every day. On our team, you’ll join us on this journey and contribute directly to our success.

Achieve more

We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – it’s how we make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple because life is complex enough, and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring.

After you apply

Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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