General Ledger Accountant - Netherlands

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ConsenSys is the largest blockchain venture production studio focused on building and scaling tools and enterprise software products powered by Ethereum. Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.

Our global finance team is looking to create an accounting hub in the Netherlands to assist with global financial operations. We have operations in 25-30 countries and are expanding rapidly! We are therefore looking for accountants comfortable with technology, with strong technical accounting skills.

Our teams are busy building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we’ve built out a flat organisational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh; a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal. The MeshOps team is responsible for designing and implementing “Meshocracy”, our own operational & company structure loosely based on the principles of holacracy. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

About the role:
ConsenSys is seeking a General Ledger Accountant to be based in the Netherlands. You will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks relating to the general ledger, tax, P&L, balance sheet, fixed asset accounting, and more.

There will be opportunities to progress into other positions within the team, such as Financial Controller, FP&A, etc.

Processing and reconciling accounts payable and receivables to the general ledger;
  • Adjustments of general ledger entries;
  • Assist with regulatory filings such as VAT and corporate income tax declarations;
  • Processing month-end accruals and perform month closing procedures;
  • Review and reconcile balance sheet balances;
  • Fixed assets accounting;
  • Monthly P&L and balance sheet and budget variance analysis;
  • Proactively work to ensure all compliance requirements are met in a timely manner, i.e. various tax filings, statutory and statistical filings and audits
  • Be a team a player and work collectively to establish the most effective finance processes

About you:
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in either a mid-sized accountancy practice or in a similar role in a multinational company;
  • Completed education in Business administration or Accounting at HBO or Bachelor level;
  • Someone who is self-organized, motivated, structured, and takes ownership;
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines;
  • Is knowledgeable of Local GAAP or IFRS
  • Knowledge of Excel and experience in working with Quickbooks (we are migrating to a new ERP system at year end).
  • Fluent in English, other languages are always a bonus!
  • International experience is beneficial, we are a global company and are looking for people comfortable working in an international environment.

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organisation like ConsenSys:
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-growing multinational company that is building technology to change the world;
  • Space for personal development in a dynamic and international environment;
  • Competitive salary (based on level of seniority);
  • Unlimited vacation;
  • We are a remote first company, we generally work from home offices or local hubs in shared office spaces.

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