Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant

ACT Commodities is the global leader in connecting buyers and sellers of certificates and physical products all over the world.

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Who we are:

At ACT Commodities we trade environmental products and help our clients reach their environmental and sustainability objectives through trading products such as carbon offsets, environmental certificates and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits whilst reducing risk by utilizing our knowledge and network. We are a young-minded company with 170+ ambitious people from all over the world, all working in an open environment where no day is the same.

 

What you'll do:

As a Junior Accountant you will be part of the Finance & Operations team of ACT Commodities, working with an international product and client portfolio. This makes it a very diverse and challenging environment, which reflects in the job as well - this isn't a usual Accounting role. Because we are currently experiencing rapid growth in our scale-up phase, our departments are going through structural changes, as well as process improvements and new software implementations. You will get the chance to experience this new era of business at ACT and have an impact by making your ideas heard. We want someone open-minded and eager to learn who can think outside the box.

 

The team includes the Financial Director, two Financial Controllers and two other Junior Accountants. You will be responsible for handling Accounts Payable, which includes processing incoming invoices, outgoing invoices and bank statements, controlling related balances, and delivering related reports and analyses. Your goal is taking full ownership of the AP process and skillfully managing relationships with the traders and the Treasury department, as well as having contact with clients when needed. In a nutshell your tasks will be:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely registration and posting of creditor invoices;
  • Closely monitoring and following up on invoice approvals;
  • Clearing creditor accounts (payments, credit notes);
  • Processing netting settlements (debtor/creditor);
  • Archiving invoices;
  • Executing the invoicing, confirmation and settlement process based on service level agreements (SLA) with other ACT Business Units.

 

Who you are:

  • University degree or vocational education in Accounting or another relevant study;
  • 1-3 years’ experience working with Accounts Payable;
  • Excellent knowledge and use of English (written and spoken);
  • Experience in international VAT treatment;
  • Skilled stakeholder manager, working well under pressure;
  • Self-starter mentality, good at working independently;
  • High attention to details and ability to adapt to change.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme;
  • Business- and communication-related trainings;
  • Relocation budget (when applicable);
  • Exciting quarterly target incentives;
  • Kickboxing and football;
  • In-house Life Coach.