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General Ledger Staff Accountant


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The General Ledger Accountant is a member of the Finance team and will report directly to the Supervisor – General ledger. General Ledger is an integral part of the Europe Finance team as the team is the business partner for various departments in order to understand processes, to identify completeness and correctness of Europe Balance and P&L. The General Ledger Accountant is required to add value to the closing process, not only with accurate accounting, but also by taking initiative, influencing and advising other departments.


• Perform general ledger month, quarterly and year end closings by preparing journal entries to record the business activity (For example (but not limited to) prepaid insurances, bank guarantees and miscellaneous accruals or any entries necessary for proper Financial Statement Presentation).
• Coordinate with various departments (both finance and non-finance, across multiple countries) to ensure financial records are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
• Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analytical review based on the entries booked during the month end close and prepares subsequent events to evaluate the accuracy of the entries booked and report to the supervisor on same.
• Understands the problem identification and problem solving process and be able to follow through to get the result needed.
• Participate and prepare for internal and external audits.
• Might be required to perform additional accounting and reporting duties as assigned by Supervisor.

  • (HBO) Bachelor, SPD or Masters of Accounting, Business Administration or Business Economy - Finance Focus
  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting
  • Minimum 1-3 years relevant work experience in an international company work environment
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn with a practical (hands-on) mentality. Able to feel self-assure to work independently but isn’t afraid to ask questions/guidance. Works in a well-structured manner, is precise and is able to understand processes and workflows in order to identify possible improvements.
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
  • Competencies required:
    • Strong analytical and communication skills;
    • Respects and brings others along: is a team player, values partnerships and builds capability;
    • Plans for results: sets goals and priorities and organizes work;
    • Handles challenges and gets results: shows flexibility, displays sense of urgency;

Foot Locker is entitled to assign other duties than those associated with the position as described above, if such would be in the best interest of the Company.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.

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