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We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Accounting Administrator (0.8 FTE)

We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Accounting Administrator (0.8 FTE)

With headquarters located in Breda (the Netherlands), Vroon employs about 2,000 professionals in offices around the world and on board a diverse fleet of approximately 120 vessels. The Company is active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers; offshore-support vessels and services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels; product tankers; high-heat tankers; car carriers and vessel-management services.

From our Breda head office, approximately 120 staff support the Company’s activities. The Accounting Department provides support to the Company’s Management Companies and shore-based employees worldwide.


What will you do?
Under the supervision of our Accounting Manager, you form part of a team administering the accounts for several Management Companies. Working with the Operational Accounting team, you look after operational costs for an allocated division. You process financial and accounting transactions and resolve problems. You maintain accurate, up-to-date and useable information in our system. Tasks include:

  • Performing the month-end tasks for an allocated division and ensuring the accuracy of the reported figures;
  • Processing invoices for the Operational Accounting administration and controlling vendor accounts;
  • Preparing monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and maintaining a very good understanding of all balance sheet accounts;
  • Preparing journal entries for monthly, quarterly and year-end close to record accruals and proper balance sheet classifications;
  • Ad hoc tasks, as required, to support the wider finance team.


What do we offer?
We believe that to be an employer of choice, we need to take care of our employees. This is why, if you join our team, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A salary in line with the market;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and a yearly personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals;
  • A Company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings;
  • The opportunity to work within an dynamic international environment.


Who are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate has:

  • A relevant HBO or equivalent qualification, or an MBO or equivalent qualification, with at least three years’ experience in an accounting role;
  • Familiarity with Accounts payable and general ledger-related tasks;
  • Good knowledge of financial systems and applications;
  • Hands-on experience in month-end close activities;
  • Proven data-entry skills and an eye for detail;
  • Experience with ERP systems, such as Microsoft AX Dynamics, would be an advantage;
  • Key competencies: stress resistant, hands-on, analytical and problem solving, team player, critical thinker and an active learner;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch.


Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this position.

Job information:

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For more information, please contact our Accounting Manager, Izelle Botha, (T: +31 76 2068 100).

Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl