Financial Accountant

Founded by the Swedish entrepreneur Bertil Hult in 1965, EF is an international education company focusing on language, academics, and cultural experience. EFs mission is to open the world through education and for almost 50 years, we've helped millions of people become citizens of the world by breaking down barriers of language, culture and geography. Today, we have sixteen subsidiaries and non-profit organizations, 500 schools and offices in over 53 countries and employ over 46,500 staff and teachers.

Synopsis

We are currently looking for an ambitious, highly driven and enthusiastic accountant at the beginning of their careers with a flair for numbers and attention to detail to join our EF finance team in Amsterdam.

The Role

As a Financial Accountant, you will work with accounting for one or more legal entities, being responsible for a number of day-to-day tasks such as accounts payable, reconciliations, general ledger entries and intercompany transactions. To accomplish your tasks, you will work closely with other functional areas and other EF companies around the world. The position provides excellent opportunities to build experience, and from the start you will work closely with your manager as a key contributor in quarterly and annual closing procedures. You will also have opportunities to work on individual and team projects such as process improvements.

Requirements

  • A degree in Business administration
  • Responsible and committed to meet team goals and deadlines
  • Energetic personality with a positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of comfort with a fast-paced environment
  • Driven, independent, open-minded and flexible

EF is an equal opportunities employer. EF offers competitive salaries and a multicultural working environment. If you are motivated by the prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you!

Please send us your application (CV and cover letter) in English no later than September 1, 2017. But please apply as soon as possible as we are continuously screening candidates. 

 


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EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.


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