Swatch Group is an international group active in the design, manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewellery, watch movements and components.
Swatch Group supplies nearly all components required by its nineteen watch brands, and Swatch Group companies supply movements and components to third-
party watchmakers in Switzerland and around the world. Swatch Group employs more than 28 000 persons in over 50 countries.
In the Netherlands, 120 enthusiastic and hardworking employees service independent jewellers, chains and department stores.
In addition, The Swatch Group Netherlands has its own retail operation, such as the Swatch Stores, Shop-in-Shops in the Bijenkorf, Hour Passion and the Tourbillon Boutique.
The Swatch Group Netherlands headquarters are situated in Eindhoven.
The Finance and accounting department is now situated in Brussels, but for efficiency reasons we will conduct the administration for Swatch Group Netherlands from our headquarters in Eindhoven.
For this reason we are looking for a (Junior) Accountant.
Supporting the Senior Accountant with the activities and responsibilities below, both independently and under supervision :
Book all invoices in a timely manner
Make sure transactions are posted to the correct accounts and accurately reflect the business purpose of the transaction;
Pay all invoices on time;
Document all transactions appropriately before authorizing payment;
Process and pay expense claims timely;
Make all transactions compliant with local GAAP;
Plan monthly, quarterly and year end close accurate and timely;
Collaborate with the other departments (HR, Sales & Marketing, Logistic, Customer Services) to support overall objectives;
Document all core processes with risk and control points clearly identified;
Account and record VAT transactions properly;
Perform and complete controls locally;
Primary point of contact for internal and external contacts related to compliance matters (Audits, VAT, tax, authorities etc.);
Make sure all local filings are done in accordance with deadlines and internal company requirements (statutory filings, statistic reports etc.);
Fill our tax declarations on time and compliant with tax law;
Manage local relationship with external advisors;
Make government VAT & Tax notifications / reports.
Extensive knowledge of Dutch GAAP, IFRS standards and experience with Tax and statutory audits;
Finance / Accounting degree or equivalent qualification
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially excel;
Working knowledge and experience with SAP;
2 to 3 years’ experience working in accounting
Fluent in Dutch and English;
Hands-on and pragmatic attitude;
Reliable and efficient performance;
Independent worker who is not afraid to take initiative.
Please send us your CV INCLUDING MOTIVATION LETTER in English by clicking the button ''solliciteer''.
For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department (0031 40-2199908) or visit our website : .
The Swatch Group (Netherlands) B.V.
P.O. Box 511 / NL-5600 AM Eindhoven
NL-5611 ZS Eindhoven