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  • Job reference: RMS0161489

General Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: The Hague
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2015
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The Company:
Our client has been engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas in the Netherlands and the North Sea Continental Shelf since 1964. In the Dutch sector of the North Sea, gas is produced from 22 platforms and 3 subsea production installations. Most of the platforms are unmanned and remotely operated; four have gas treatment facilities.

The Role:
• Consolidation of three companies for Group reporting, annual brochures : balance sheet total 900 M€, net result: 150 M€
• Download of approximately 350 GL accounts
• Annual accounts brochure : 40 schedules

Hydrocarbon sales invoicing
- Preparation of monthly sales invoices (gas and condensate), sending and posting after approval;

Re-invoicing charges
- Re-invoicing charges to third parties collecting all necessary documentation
- Ensure timely receipts from third parties, follow-up with reminders

Bank statements
- Posting and matching of bank-statements and reconciliation with ledgers
- Reconciliation of the bank statements at the end of each month (also SOX requirement)
- Follow-up of unreconciled items

Accounts follow-up
- Examination of general ledger accounts: suspense accounts, re-invoicing accounts, accounts receivable and take proper action to solve outstanding items
- Prepares a monthly overview of the GR/NI Account and defines actions to be taken to solve too long outstanding items

- Preparation and sending of joint-venture billings and cash calls to jv partners
- Ensure reconciliation of current account statements for jv partners, (non-)operated (SOX AOP06A, ANO07)
- Prepares the monthly reconciliation of the stock position condensate
- Responsible for complete accounting of one Group company until preparation of annual accounts
- Responsible for right filing of sales invoices, re-invoicing, bank statements, joint venture billing and cash calls
- Prepares regular statistics for CBS and tax authorities
- Supplies documents for partner or statutory audits, insurance claims etc
- Back-up for the supplier accountant who treats supplier invoices and expense claims
- Back-up for the Reporting Accountant Coordinator Client and handles adhoc questions and requests

Assistance of the Reporting Accountant Coordinator client for :
- Quarterly Group reporting (including 3 companies)
- Annual accounts brochures
- Manages the fixed assets in SAP.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Good knowledge of accounting principles, degree in accounts MBA/HEAO is essential.
- At least one year experience in a financial accounting position
- Good knowledge of the English language and good communication and organisation skills
- Accuracy, analytical approach, good knowledge and experience with software (excel, SAP or similar)
- DUTCH Speaking is a MUST
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