AP Administrator - German - Amsterdam

  • Abroad Experience Recruitment Agency
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 04, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Our client, an international company located in the Amsterdam area, is currently looking for an Accounts Payable Administrator. In this role you are in charge of checking and processing invoices into the system and approving payments. As an Accounts Payable Administrator you will be in contact with vendors and cooperate with internal departments to come up with new resolutions in a timely manner. Also, you are responsible for supporting and implementing an effective system of internal controls and to ensure compliance with the company's policies and procedures and any applicable laws and regulations, including generally accepted accounting principles.

Main Tasks

  • Ensure all invoices and expense claims are processed, posted and paid in a timely manner
  • Make sure all necessary approvals are obtained and documented before processing payments
  • Make sure all transactions are in line with US and local GAAP
  • Comply with local policies, laws and regulations
  • Handle tasks related to monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Work along with diverse business units, liaise with buyers and suppliers and collaborate with other departments to solve and correct potential issues within the department
  • Ensure VAT and intrastat transactions are properly accounted for and recorded
  • File and maintains documentation to facilitate eventual audits of books and records
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors and stakeholders to ensure clean audits
  • Collaborates with the other departments (eg Accounting & Reporting) to support overall goals and objectives
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Identifies risks and control points in all documented processes
  • Complies with SOX 404, anti-corruption / anti-bribery laws and regulations
  • Identifies and report any compliance issues or emerging risks and implements mitigation plans.


  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience in Administration
  • Above average knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Oracle,
  • Familiar with USGAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act.
  • (Near) native level of German and fluency in English (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
  • Ability to establish and communicate priorities
  • Able to resolve problems and conflicts and a professional and tactful manner