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UL, LLC Senior Accountant in Arnhem, Newfoundland

At UL, we know why we come to work.

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

The Finance team in EMEA support our fast growing company. As our global footprint continues to spread across the world, we are looking for a Senior General Ledger Accountant with a focus on general accounting to join our team in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Under minimal supervision, you will perform the general accounting work in a timely and accurate manner, in compliance with local GAAP and US GAAP. You will analyze accounts as well as prepare monthly reports, financial statements, statistical reports and tax reports. You will assist in the development and implementation of department policies, procedures, and programs in assigned areas. In addition, you will advise management and employees in your areas of expertise and assist internal and external customers.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Daily GL accounting and timely reconciliation of GL accounts for several legal entities.

  • All month end close activities, analysis and financial reporting

  • Tax reporting (i.e. VAT, CIT, payroll tax)

  • Cashflow management

  • Independently compiling annual reports and coordinating the external audit.

  • Identify and execute improvements to processes and the control environment

  • Coordinating with 3rd party service providers i.e. payroll, accounts payable and receivable department

  • Ad hoc reporting and respond to questions from US headquarters and business owners

  • Participate in special (cross functional) projects

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor / Master degree in accounting or finance from a business school or university

  • Minimum of five years of directly related accounting experience

  • Detailed accounting knowledge and hands on working experience. Exposure to US GAAP would be an advantage

  • Proficient in excel

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a strong attention to detail

  • You have excellent verbal and written English and Dutch language skills

  • Experience with Oracle R12 (ERP System) is a plus

  • You have experience with an international matrix organization would be an advantage

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong customer focus

  • Strong analytical skills and proven interest in accounting assignments

  • You are self-motivated and able to work independently and in teams

  • Engaged and open-minded

  • Result oriented and eager to solve challenges

What you’ll experience working at UL:

Mission:For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

People:Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

Interesting work:Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

Grow & achieve:We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Total Rewards:

  • Excellent personal development and growth opportunities

  • Flexible working hours and a competitive salary package

  • An international multi-cultural environment within a dynamic global organization that makes a contribution to a safer world

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit our company page www.UL.com and division page www.ims.ul.com.

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Job ID2020-17857

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Job CategoryAccounting/Finance