Finance and Economics IT Management & Business Others
3 - 5 Years
April 30, 2019
Are you a hands-on financial expert with a flexible mind? Do you easily connect the dots and love automating work processes? Would you like to work in a highly innovative and entrepreneurial environment? Then this job is for you!
At Optivers headquarters in Amsterdam, we are currently looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join the Finance team.
Who we are
Over thirty years ago, Optiver began as a single trader on the floor of Amsterdams Options exchange. Today, we are a leading global electronic market maker employing more than 1000 Optiverians from over 40 nationalities in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney and Shanghai.
The Finance team provides reliable management information that lays the foundation for and drives important business decisions at Optiver. Currently, the team consists of nine financial specialists who are responsible for accounting, controlling and (regulatory) reporting. Although each team member is a subject matter expert, we work together to achieve one goal, supporting each other on a daily basis.
What youll do:
Assist with the month and year end closing processes
Prepare (financial) information, analyses and reconciliations
Ensure that all financial transactions are recorded, filed and reported correctly
Monitor and manage specific account balances
Prepare and maintain accounting policies and procedures
Answer questions and provide assistance to other departments on financial and accounting matters
Support the finance manager and executives with projects and tasks
Suggest and introduce improvements in our processes through automation and simplification
What youll need
A bachelor or masters degree, preferably in Accounting or Economics
5+ years of experience in a similar position
Excellent knowledge of Excel
Preferably knowledge of financial ERP systems (like NetSuite)
Great communication and written skills in English
A strong numerical and analytical mindset
High level of attention to detail and a structured way of working
What you can expect from us
An energetic and collaborative work culture with ambitious, down-to-earth colleagues. We constantly ask ourselves how to do better, which creates a stimulating and fun environment. Take a look at this short video to learn more about our core values.
Next to a competitive salary and excellent benefits, you will get the support and tools to develop your skills on the job so that you feel empowered to be at your best. Benefits include training opportunities, fully paid first-class commuting expenses, a premium-free pension, breakfast and lunch facilities, weekly chair massages and many more. We also provide relocation assistance.
Interested in working at Optiver?
Please apply for the role via the form below and provide us with a CV & cover letter in English. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Patrycja Ostrowska at email@example.com or +31 20 708 7481.