Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant
March 29, 2022 admin

A little about Nordic Pharma:

Nordic Pharma is a mid-size privately-owned international pharmaceutical company which focuses on the development and commercialization of niche hospital and orphan products to address unmet medical needs. Nordic Pharma’s expertise relies on the development and sales of its own products, but also on partner products acquired at various stages of development. Today, Nordic Pharma has a range of highly specialized proprietary and in-licensed products in the following therapeutic areas: Rheumatology, Women’s Health and Critical Care (Anaesthesia, Haematology, Oncology).

Nordic Pharma’s values of Commitment, Ambition, Respect, Reliability, Integrity and Agility describe our culture and standards and guide us in our way of working.


JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant

DEPARTMENT: Global Finance

REPORTING TO: Senior Financial manager

LOCATION: Hoofddorp, the Netherlands


General summary of role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant who wants to take full responsibility. You will join an international company with a presence in 20 countries and modern headquarters right by the city of Amsterdam.
You will be part of a small finance team based in the Netherlands and France. You will work in close collaboration with all affiliates to ensure the administration is in a perfect shape.
There will be plenty of challenges ahead and procedures to develop or update and implement as we are restructuring the finance organization due to growth. This opportunity would suit a candidate with a wide experience in the setting up, maintenance and further development of the administration of a global company. This role requires a flexible attitude and strong personality.

The administration of the main operating company in the Netherlands has been transferred to HQ Amsterdam. The supply chain and the flow of goods will need proper accounting procedures. In addition, the administration of the holding company will become part of the responsibilities in alter stage.

This position is based in The Netherlands, Amsterdam area. Although very internationally oriented, this role needs an excellent C1 level in reading & writing in Dutch.

Essential responsibilities and tasks:

  • Managing a Junior Accountant.
  • Maintain and further develop the administration of the Dutch operational group company and Holding Company.
  • Responsible for proper accounting according to IFRS and Dutch GAAP.
  • Continuously improve the master data management for suppliers and customers, intercompany group companies, working capital and supply chain matters.
  • Implement procedures for “order to sales” and to “Collect and for “Procurement to pay”.
  • Works in close alignment with the Global supply chain department and Corporate functions.
  • Ensure adequate budgeting, financial reporting and cost control.
  • Delivers monthly closings and periodic group reporting in the consolidation system.



Qualifications, experience and skills required:

  • Knowledge of Corporate Income tax, VAT and wage taxes and experience with intercompany relationships are preferred skills.
  • Completed and relevant economic Bachelor or Master Degree.
  • Independent and confident worker.
  • Critical attitude, aiming for high standards and work accordingly.
  • 5-10 years of relevant work relevant experience.
  • Experienced in working in a changing environment.
  • Hands-on team player.
  • Experience in international company environment with multiple subsidiaries and intercompany relationships.
  • Accounting software Exact, and solid knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge of supply chain /working capital accounting is preferred.
  • English is the business language, excellent level in reading & writing in Dutch language is required.
  • IFRS and Dutch GAAP knowledge.


We have outsourced this vacancy to STAAN Recruitment. For your questions or application please contact Marco van Deventer | 06-15373537 or check:

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

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