Financial Accountant

Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands DHL Express req76759 18/04/2019

Financial Accountant

Interested in working in Finance for the most international company in the world?

We are looking for you!

DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Financial Shared Service Center in Maastricht is part of the Express Finance Organization. We deliver Finance activities worldwide to a range of business partners within the company. The Financial Accounting department is responsible for all General Ledger related activities for several DHL entities in Europe. The team consists of approx. 35 finance professionals supporting various European countries.

Your business area

As a result of the set up of a new team we have several vacancies. As a Financial Accountant you contribute to the business by timely and accurate preparation and reporting of monthly financial statements for DHL entities in several countries in Europe in accordance with Accounting principles (IFRS) and Corporate policies. You are responsible for several balance sheet accounts and risk management according to our GL guidelines. You maintain chart of accounts and perform account-, sub ledger- and interface reconciliations. You provide support for the analytical review (Balance sheet and Profit & Loss) and perform month-end closing activities according to month-end schedule. You prepare and process accruals and provisions, prepare VAT reporting and perform Statutory Reporting activities. You provide financial information to the finance teams in the countries and to auditors.

Working in this enthusiastic team gives you an overview of monthly reporting in an international business environment where we focus on month end activities and reporting into a centralized reporting tool. Month end activities include reviewing and posting accruals, reconciling revenue, reporting statistics, and calculation of provisions.

Your profile

You have a Bachelor or University degree (eg Accounting, Business Economics).
You have 0 - 3 years experience in an accounting environment.
You are able to build and maintain a great working relationship with the finance teams of the country.
You have excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Oracle/SAP applications.
Experience in data extraction tools like Oracle Discoverer is a preference.
You like working in teams and participate actively as a teammember.
Knowledge of vat rules and regulations is an asset.
You are fluent in English.
You are in the possession of a legal working permit for the Netherlands.

Your benefits
We offer a benefits package that includes a competitive salary, bonus incentives, flexible working hours and a pension scheme based on a defined contribution plan. In addition, we offer a wide range of employee benefits and you will have access to comprehensive learning programs and international career opportunities. We offer a full-time position for 6 months on a DHL contract. Extension of the contract is to be expected. You will be based in Maastricht.

We are looking forward to your application! 

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Express Netherlands

  • Travel Required

    No Business Travel

  • Employment Type

    Temporary Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only