Payable Accountant- 1 year contract

  • Reference HP-NL-24035
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 15 April 2024
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. HE Space has joined forces with CS Group to lead the engineering and digital space market in Europe and to provide highly skilled consulting.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the ESA department, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Analysing, validating and approving all Agency payments to suppliers in compliance
  • with ESA accounting policy, the Financial Regulations, instructions and procedures
  • (internal rules);
  • carrying out related financial operations and interfaces with suppliers;
  • End-of-period adjustments, offsetting of prepayments against progress invoices and
  • vendor clearing, analysis of balances, clearing of accrued costs versus invoices received and other accounting practises related to accounts payable;
  • Contributing to the verification of contracts/purchase orders and CCNs (contract changes) to ensure compliance with financial requirements;
  • Contributing to monthly and yearly closure of ESA accounts payable, ensuring accounts reconciliation, providing specific notes relating to ESA Financial Statements;
  • Contributing to drafting instructions, procedures and guidelines for the Sections/Divisions;
  • Responding to queries from industry;
  • Preparing urgent payment lists;
  • Maintaining close liaison with the appropriate Cost Centre managers, project managers and administrators providing financial advice and information on the relevant processes;
  • Other ad hoc financial accounting tasks as requested by management.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional qualifications in a financial discipline
  • Minimum 4 years experience of financial accounting at ESA or in a comparable environment (international organization);
  • Experience as a user of SAP and in particular ECC and SRM modules and familiarity with relevant ESA corporate applications (e.g. ESA-p) is an asset;
  • Excellent numerical skills as well as an accounting background with the analytical skills required to operate a complex accounting system.;
  • Familiarity with modern office automation tools and techniques, in particular Microsoft Office or equivalent, as well as customised database and software applications;
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken, knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset.

This job is located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV (in English and in Word or PDF) to Viktoria Panicharova, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-24035.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Payable Accountant- 1 year contract

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Viktoria Panicharova
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