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- To be courageous
- To live wholeheartedly
- To keep growing
What do you bring?
- A team player
- An eye for detail
- A can-do mentality
Why Ahold Delhaize
- Huge Impact
- Work with fun and smart colleagues
- (Inter)national growth opportunities
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How you can make a difference
As Manager Technical Accounting EU you are responsible for interpretation and alignment of accounting topics and maintaining Financial Reporting procedures for our brands in the EU. You’ll be working together with colleagues who have a broad range of professional experience in an international global finance environment.
About Ahold Delhaize
We’re Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Together with our 19 strong local retail brands in the United States, Europe and Indonesia, we make a meaningful difference in the lives of our brands’ customers, our people and the world around us. We offer a highly dynamic, international work environment in which our associates thrive.
Your new work environment
As Manager Technical Accounting, you’ll be joining the Finance team at European Business Services (EBS), a shared services organization dedicated to helping Ahold Delhaize’s great European brands achieve their strategic goals. The impact on the organization is tangible: we provide insights that enable our colleagues to offer the right guidance and targets for the business, and drive innovation and change in different domains of the company. All our Finance teams are filled with smart, high-performing finance professionals who enjoy pioneering and taking ownership of their work.
European Business Services Finance is taking the next step in strengthening its organization to enable and help realize the ambitious Brand strategies, the global ESG reporting objectives and the ongoing automation and digitization roadmaps. EU Financial Control will focus on alignment of period and quarterly reporting and closing procedures. Key is to deliver valuable financial insights to European management and EU business control based on complete and accurate financial accounting processes.
Key responsibilities of your role
Your role is highly diverse and encompasses various responsibilities. Here are the key ones:
• Provide accounting guidance
You provide accounting guidance on accounting topics (in line with the AD Accounting Manual) within the EU. You keep up to date with developments in the Ahold Delhaize Accounting Manual and assures implementation in EU.
• Development of EU policies and procedures
You develop, implement and maintain EU policies and procedures, which will help the alignment of finance processes within the brands and will improve efficiency and effectiveness.
• Participate in EU projects
You define or participate in EU projects to provide accounting guidance as well as guidance on streamlining, standardization and automation of our financial processes and reporting. You participate in EU projects for guidance and support on financial set-up and accounting treatment of new initiatives.
• Ensure alignment with corporate and EU policies procedures and local requirements;
• Maintain the chart of accounts and reporting structures for EU
• Coordinate audits with external auditor and tax department and makes sure audits are timely completed;
What’s in it for you?
Aside from what we ask of you in this role, we also have a great deal to offer you: plenty of growth opportunities and various cross-brand career options; flexible working hours; a hybrid working model; and the chance to drive meaningful change on a global scale. You can look forward to a good work-life balance, and the chance to work in an inclusive environment that wholeheartedly encourages growth and welcomes you just the way you are.
• A gross annual salary between €72.500 and €80.000 based on fulltime
• Attractive bonuses
• A first-rate pension plan
• 20 vacation days and the option to buy an additional 12,5 days from your personal ‘flex budget’)
• Travel expenses or an NS travel card
We think you’ll be best geared for success if you meet the following requirements:
• Have a university degree in business studies or business economics, preferably combined with a degree in controlling or accounting (RC, RA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent)
• Able to collaborate across boundaries (functions, brands, and geographies) to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals
• At least 6 years’ experience in Finance, preferably in Audit, Accounting or Financial Control
• Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
Aside from these hard skills, we think you should also bring some much-valued soft skills to the table: the ability to impact and influence stakeholders (both internal and external) and having a drive for change and innovation.
Are you keen to join the EU Financial Control team? Even if you don’t tick all the boxes, but you still believe you have the personality and skills that make you a suitable candidate, we strongly encourage you to reach out to us. Apply now via the button on this page, or feel free to contact Bart Spikker, Talent Acquisition Partner Finance, via email@example.com if you have any questions.
At Ahold Delhaize and our local brands, we broadly define diversity as being inclusive of thoughts and skills, generational differences, LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disabilities, nationalities and more, and we accept all people for who they are.
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